Life was celebrated in a very special way by the 40 Days for Life Community Outreach, as pro-lifers threw a baby shower for two brave young women who have chosen life.
Father Thomas Kevin Kraft, friar of the Province of St. Joseph USA and assigned to St. Dominic House, Nairobi, Kenya, was the main speaker at the R. Wayne and Joan Kraft Memorial Lecture.
“Providence is something as Catholics we believe in. We believe God is always at work. In ‘The Hobbit’ we see valor is working for good. In ‘Lord of the Rings’ we see that everything hinges on providence,” said Father Christopher Landis, theology teacher at Archbishop Ryan High School, during Theology on Tap.
Love was in the air – specifically Jesus’ love – at the 45th Annual March for Life Jan. 19 in Washington, D.C. Bishop Alfred Schlert joined scores of Diocesan faithful echoing a vibrant pro-life message by attending the march, his first as Bishop of Allentown.
The 11th annual gala will support critical community services for those in need throughout Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton and Schuylkill counties.
“Abortion was shoved down on our country in 1973, and it was a bad law from the beginning. The other side knows it, and fights night and day to stop it from being overturned,” said Yvonne Florczak-Seeman, author, anti-abortion activist and educator.
“Today we continue to commemorate the tragic Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade that legalized abortion,” said Bishop Alfred Schlert, main celebrant and homilist of a Pro-Life Mass of Reparation Jan. 21 at St. Charles Borromeo, Ashland.