Category Archive: Family

Mar 24

Bakersfield Pregnancy Center to train volunteers

Witness to Life supporters have an opportunity to provide compassionate help to women and men who are facing unplanned pregnancies. The Bakersfield Pregnancy Center will train those who can commit to a few hours a week to volunteer to care for families in crisis, beginning April 21. Registration deadline is April 17; cost is $40. The …

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Feb 09

Spiritual Adoption Program returns for second year

For the second year, Witness to Life is participating in the Spiritual Adoption Program. Last year, individuals and families joined us in this campaign, praying for more than 100 spiritually adopted babies. After choosing a name for their adopted baby, they got a prayer card after Masses, added the name of their baby to their parish …

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Nov 14

Protestant author has it wrong on birth control

Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. a Professor of Moral Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary (Detroit, MI), where he has taught for over 23 years, counters erroneous claims about Catholic teachings on birth control with a commentary in which he points out that sex is for both procreation and union, and that Catholics generally no longer use …

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Aug 22

The Queenship of Mary

On August 22nd we observe “the Queenship of Mary, acknowledging that the highest place that any creature holds in heaven is occupied by a woman and a mother.To be pro-life is to be pro-woman, and Mary the Mother of God is an inspiration for all women about how to embrace the vocation of motherhood, facing …

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Nov 07

U.N. Treaty Threatens Parents Rights

The U.S. Senate will consider, again, a treaty on disabilities that, if enacted, also would take away the rights of parents. Under the treaty, the U.N. would set standards of care for people with disabilities. President Obama signed the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2009. Pro-family organizations are concerned …

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Oct 27

Pope: Christian family should pray, keep faith, and experience joy together!

The Holy Father after the World Family Day Mass on Oct 27th paused before an icon of the Holy Family that was placed on the steps of the Basilica, and recited a prayer composed for the occasion: “Holy Family of Nazareth,” he prayed, “reawaken in our society the awareness of the sacred and inviolable character …

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