Jan 7, 2016

Wins & Losses

Five Big Pro-Life and Pro-Family Wins in 2015

Five Biggest Pro-Life and Pro-Family Losses of 2015

Jan 9 Sat 10am Mass Problem Pregnancy Chapel, Fr. Gratoratti or Fr. Salvinskas from St. Joe’s Charlton

Mass. Governor’s Council approves radical LGBT nominee for Appeals Court Judge by 7-1 vote.

Jan 16 Sat 10am Mass celebrated by Fr. Reid, Problem Pregnancy Chapel. Prayerful sidewalk protest at 9am

In LOVE IN THE RUINS, a novel by Walker Percy, we find his character Dr. Tom More, a descendant of the great Saint, offering the following reflection:
I had been reading my usual late-night fare, Stedmann’s History of World War I. For weeks now I’ve been on the Battle of Verdun, which killed half a million men, lasted a year, and left the battle lines unchanged. Here began the hemorrhage and death by suicide of the old Western world: white Christian Caucasian Europeans, sentimental music-loving Germans and rational clear-minded Frenchmen, slaughtering each other without passion. ‘The men in the trenches did not hate each other,’ wrote Stedmann. ‘As for the generals, they respected or contemned each other precisely as colleagues in the same profession.’
Eric Bogle has written and performed two very moving songs about men who fought in WWI. Here’s one of them, accompanied by a fine video that accents the tragedy and horror of war:

Jan 21 Thu 3:30pm Defund Planned Parenthood Candlelight Vigil, Across the from 391 Main Street in Fitchburg, Candles will be provided for those who don’t have one, contact Joyce Aucoin
Jan 22 March for Life Washington DC
Jan. 23 10am Mass in Problem Pregnancy Chapel, Fr. Ken

In the President’s own words: "I've Got 12 Months Left To Squeeze Every Ounce Of Change I Can While I'm Still In Office. And That's What I Intend To Do."

Feb 5 Fri 8pm 1st Friday Mass celebrated in the Problem Pregnancy chapel, followed by adoration until 8am 1st Saturday Mass with Fr. Michael Roy of St. Roch’s. Everyone is welcomed. All Adoration hours could use backup. Scheduled Adorers 9PM – Chris T. 10PM - Julie S - Paul T. 11PM – Eileen, 12 AM midnight – Fran., 1AM –open 2AM – open 3AM – Jay G 4AM – open 5AM – Fred M - Bob D 6:00 – Chris & Mike, Adrian 7AM – Kathy L., Marcia G. Let me know if you cannot cover your hour.
Could really use some help in the middle of the night.
Jan 2 Sat 8am 1st Saturday Mass Problem Pregnancy Chapel, Fr. Michael Roy

God Bless America

Jay G.
Prayer Needs; Camille cancer, Pricilla infection, Michelle Kenny 37 stage 4 cancers, Aline, a Congolese mom of a 2-year-old and a 36-week preemie is in bed with a corset. She has tuberculosis of the spine and is at home, with VNA care and her husband Claude, hwo had to stop working to take care of her. Peg O’Shea RIP, "Dark Horse" 3d Battalion, 5th Marines and family members, while no longer fighting in Afghanistan, they've been back in the U.S.A. since April 2011, but between 8 October 2010 and April 2011, the 3/5 lost 24 Marines while conducting Operation Enduring Freedom combat operations in Helmand province. 5 year old Andrew...brain tumor, Johanna Freeman pneumonia, Alec Michael testicular cancer, Fr. Rocco Piccolomini & Monsignor Tinsley RIP, Cheryl for full recovery after successful brain surgery, Brian for moral support, Refugees Martin Djaibe & Alice Kotambai, Ryan for spiritual protection, 8-year-old Isabel recovering from surgery for a Cesotomy, Abby suicidal, Danielle & her baby Anthony, Jodie, Emily's return home and the Lord's help
Prayer Needs

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