January 28, 2017

The Church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your decision, (to abort your child) and she does not doubt that in many cases it was a painful and even shattering decision. The wound in your heart may not yet be healed. Certainly what happened remain...

August 6, 2016

It had been 17 years since my abortion. Not one single day passed that I didn't think about her, but I honestly had myself convinced I was ok. Then a time came when I had to openly admit to my abortion, and I could barely get the words out. A flood of emotion and grief...

And then, everything tired in me

Leaned against everything strong, and I asked:

Where are the merciful?


And the merciful answered:

We are the merciful

And we hear you

We are standing at every pathway ready to heal what needs healing

ready to forgive what needs forgiving.




May 11, 2016

Almost everyone knows someone who’s had an abortion. How would you respond if a friend confided in you tomorrow that she'd had an abortion. Would you be able to respond in a way that brings her closer to healing?

If this is the first time your friend has told you...

May 10, 2016

At a recent pro-life prayer dinner offered by St. Joseph County Right to Life, the keynote speaker, Mike Spencer from Life Training Institute, reminded everyone of the moral duty to defend life and the merciful duty to loose the chains of those who are oppressed becaus...

January 26, 2016


Back in the 1970’s I had 2 abortions. I grew up in a suburb outside of Cleveland. At the time, I was a young woman going to school and I felt that if I kept my baby that I would be a burden on my family. Because abortion was not legal in Ohio, we had to drive to the P...

December 16, 2014

Dorothy Day's Pro-Life Memories


I wish every woman who has ever suffered an abortion would come to know Dorothy Day. Her story was so typical. Made pregnant by a man who insisted she have an abortion, who then abandoned her anyway, she suffered terribly for wha...

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