National Life Chain Sunday!
In recognition of National Life Chain Sunday, Mary Ryan will be in front of Planned Parenthood in Lawndale. Between Hawthorne Blvd and 147th St. from 2:30 pm- 4:00 pm on Sunday October 7th 2012. Marian Goyette, our Respect Life Coordinator will be participating. If you would like to receive more information please contact her at (310) 322-7367.
Protect Teen Girls from Abortion and Sex Abuse Support Parental Notification Ballot
The Child & Teen Safety and Stop Predators Act November 2012. Parental Notification is a new initiative slated for the November ballot. Parental Notification will require a doctor to notify a parent or adult family member 48 hours prior to an abortion on their minor daughter under 18 years old. How can you help now? We need to collect 807,615 signature by March 30th in order to qualify Parental Notification for the 2012ballot. Every signature count. Our representatives of the Respect Life Committee will be collecting signatures after all Masses this weekend and next weekend. Please sign the petition, spread the word, and help us raise funds. You can make a difference.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
January 22nd is the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy in the United States. Please join us for a day of penance and reparation for the sins against the dignity of human life committed through acts of abortion, and a day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed after the 8:00 am Mass until 4:45 pm. A mass will follow Adoration at 5:00 pm. Come and pray with us.
Pregnancy Help Center
“In time when I was scared and confused, you made me feel cared about. I don’t know what I would have done without you. This child is such a blessing.” -M.E., Torrance, CA
Pregnancy Help Center (310) 787-4357 ٠ 24-hour help line
This ministry is a means of receiving the healing grace of God. It helps the individual to move from brokenness toward reconciliation – with self, with the unborn child, the family, the Church, and with God. It is a program in the Archdiocese with trained counselors who really care and understand women who have had an abortion. For more information call (626) 398-6100.
During the month of October, parishioners will be invited to spiritually adopt an unborn child that is in danger of abortion. This adoption will involve praying daily for the child and his/her parents during the next nine months. Parishioners will receive monthly updates via the bulletin on the development of their baby until birth in the month of July 2013.