I remember walking into the church and I was shaking. I went into the confessional and I sat behind the screen, and I think that the only thing I said was that I had an abortion. The priest told me that I had done the unforgivable, and I left the
New Year’s is a time to both look back and look ahead. The past year has been undeniably difficult for all Catholics. The faithful understandably have reacted with anger and frustration to the historic mishandling of child sexual abuse in the Church and the lack of accountability by some bishops.
By Erin Schurenberg Mary Anne Boyd played a grassroots role in developing the resources and programming of the Project Rachel ministry for southwestern Ohio, as Respect Life director for the Cincinnati archdiocese in 1994. Although Boyd retired in 2013, she remains actively involved in Project Rachel ministry as a volunteer
A Cincinnait–area retreat for all who have lost a child due to abortion (fathers, grandparents, siblings, etc.). You and your sorrows are not forgotten. The location is confidential. Start time approximate; for information contactthe Project Rachel Help Line, 513.784.0531. No fee; donations accepted.
By Kate Veik CNA/EWTN News Milwaukee, Wis. — After 30 years of providing post-abortion healing and support across the United States, Project Rachel is hoping to take its ministry abroad. “The aftermath of abortion is a universal phenomenon,” founder Vicki Thorn said in a recent interview with CNA. “The symptoms
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Project Rachel, an outreach ministry of the archdiocesan Family and Respect Life Office, has been ministering to post-abortive women in this archdiocese for nearly 20 years. Its retreats have helped many women return to their faith by sharing with them the message of God’s
By John Stegeman It’s well known that the Catholic Church is one of the strongest advocates for a child’s right to life, with various organizations dedicated to overturning the landmark Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision. While the victims of abortion are well memorialized in “Field of Innocents” displays around
Friday, October 2, 2009 MILWAUKEE — Project Rachel, the post-abortion reconciliation ministry of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, has been healing hearts of those affected by abortion since 1984.