Posts Tagged ‘#iStand4Life’

Why We Pray and March and Speak Out

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Some time ago I visited a mother who had given birth to sextuplets – six tiny bundles of life. As I gave a blessing to each of them, with pride in her voice and joy in her eyes, she described that child’s own identifiable personality even though they were so young and tiny that I […] [Read more]

A Way of Life

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Over the last week, American civic values have been on full display as many people have travelled here to witness the presidential inauguration, as well as some who have raised their voices on a whole host of issues. Unlike these, one event in our nation’s capital is not a once-every-four-years occurrence or every decade or […] [Read more]

Assisted Suicide: A Choice Without Compassion

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

As we pray and walk together in defense of vulnerable unborn life later this week, we recognize that life at the other end of the spectrum is increasingly threatened as certain extremist groups mount aggressive campaigns to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Soon, the Maryland General Assembly is expected to consider a bill that would allow doctors […] [Read more]

Rallying, Praying and Marching for Life

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Tomorrow morning we will gather for the Youth Rally and Mass for Life at the Verizon Center and D.C. Armory. Every year this is an unforgettable experience for the tens of thousands of animated young people who fill the two venues, and for me in my role as the principal celebrant of the Mass at […] [Read more]

The Future is Life

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

#iStand4Life is the rallying cry of our young people who will gather early Thursday morning, January 22, for the 2015 Youth Rally and Mass for Life. This inspiring event, which drew tens of thousands last year despite a heavy snow, will be held at two locations again this year – at the Verizon Center and […] [Read more]