by John Stegeman In March, Mary Anne Boyd was granted the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Respect Life Award. Boyd had been nominated before, and with 32 years in life-related ministry, it’s no surprise she won. Throughout her career and retirement, she’s worked to spread the message that all life is sacred.
by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, May 19, 2020 / 07:10 pm MT (CNA).- A forthcoming documentary is expected to show that Norma McCorvey, the woman at the center of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision, was paid by pro-life groups to say things she did not believe in opposition
by Kara Ross Each year, the Archdiocesan Office for Respect Life Ministries honors two people who embody the call to… “proclaim that human life is a precious gift from God” through their work in the Respect Life arena. Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrates these two individuals and presents them with
by Katie Sciba She was 19 years old when she found out she was pregnant. Afraid of disappointing her parents, Sarah* and her boyfriend decided to abort their child. “We were in quick and then the baby was gone,” she said, “and it was something I never talked about.” Sarah
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