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Not to be deterred by unpleasant weather conditions, a crowd of 50 pro-lifers gathered last night outside Planned Parenthood in Aurora, Illinois to mark the seventh anniversary of the day the "Abortion Fortress" opened its doors.
Reflections were shared, songs were sung, candles were lit, and the faithful came together to mourn the babies and mothers hurt by abortion as well as to thank God for his ongoing kindness to the pro-life movement in our struggle against this facility.
Following introductory remarks by Pro-Life Action League executive director Eric Scheidler, Father Michael Miller of St. Therese Parish in Aurora offered a reflection, drawing particularly on words of Pope Francis in his encyclical letter Evangelii Gaudium ("The Joy of the Gospel"):(...)
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A few years ago, four brothers—all under age 10—raised hundreds of dollars for the Pro-Life Action League by pooling all their Halloween candy and giving it away for donations.
Now their big sister, 15-year old Jessica, has come up with her own creative way to support the pro-life cause.
Jessica is throwing a Mother's Day "Baby Shower" for pregnancy centers in Aurora to coincide with the monthly protest outside Aurora Planned Parenthood this Saturday:
The biggest needs are for diapers and gift cards to stores like Target, Jewel, or Babies "R" Us for moms in need.(...)
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Last Saturday, I received an e-mail from Mary Ann, a sidewalk counselor at Planned Parenthood Aurora.
She filled me in on the story of a young man who received the courage and exhortation he needed from Mary Ann and our other counselors to go into Planned Parenthood and stop his girlfriend from going through with the abortion.
Here's the story in Mary Ann's own words:
When I got [to Planned Parenthood] at 8:30 a.m., Mark, another sidewalk counselor, filled me in on a man who arrived after his girlfriend. The man didn't want her to abort their baby.(...)
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