20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.
Mar11

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.

20th Anniversary of Evangelium Vitae.   March 25th marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Saint John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae, and I’m honoured to be part of  a project to celebrate the occasion: The Evangelium Vitae Novena. Fr. Vincent E Bertrand Jcl has kindly written this preface to the novena:   Dear friends in LIFE, It is an honor to join you in celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the...

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Evangelium Vitae #12
Mar03

Evangelium Vitae #12

Evangelium Vitae #12 In fact, while the climate of widespread moral uncertainty can in some way be explained by the multiplicity and gravity of today’s social problems, and these can sometimes mitigate the subjective responsibility of individuals, it is no less true that we are confronted by an even larger reality, which can be described as a veritable structure of sin. This reality is characterised by the emergence of a culture...

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Evangelium Vitae #9
Feb11

Evangelium Vitae #9

  Evangelium Vitae #9 But God cannot leave the crime unpunished: from the ground on which it has been spilt, the blood of the one  murdered demands that God should render justice. (cf Gen 37:26, Is 26:21, Ez 24: 7-8). From this text the Church has taken the name of the ‘sins which cry to God for justice’, and, first among them, she has included wilful murder. For the Jewish people, as for many peoples of antiquity,...

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Evangelium Vitae 1: Introduction
Nov23

Evangelium Vitae 1: Introduction

Evangelium Vitae 1: Introduction to the Gospel of Life. 1. The Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus’ message. Lovingly received day after day by the Church, it is to be preached with dauntless fidelity as “good news” to the people of every age and culture. At the dawn of salvation, it is the birth of a child which is proclaimed as joyful news: “I bring you tidings of great joy which will come to all the...

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The Womb Diary
Jul03

The Womb Diary

        The Womb Diary is a recently-released  children’s picture book by Australian media personality, David Maegraith.I was fascinated by this book and its potential for pro-life education, so I contacted David who kindly agreed to do an interview for my site. Thanks, David, for lighting up the darkness! Your book is a fantastic teaching tool for educating young children about life in the womb; the children...

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