Medical Marijuana? Slow Down

ProLifeCorner-  Freeport Illinois-  By Fr. Timothy Barr-    I am sure we have all heard about the marijuana plantations going up all over in Illinois, and especially in Freeport. There seems to be a rush to get everything up and going, but maybe we should really look at what the effects of something like this will be. The Church does not teach that marijuana is an intrinsic evil, but it is a mind altering drug. It should be treated with great care. Continue reading

Prayers for Life and Family, this Sunday Rockford

ProLifeCorner-  Rockford-  Please join us this Sunday Feb 8th from 2-3pm at the corner of State and Alpine as we pray for and end to abortion and for all the families in our community.  

We will also hold pro-life signs with a positive message to be a witness to all who pass by that Jesus Christ is our only Savior and to be a public witness of His love for all people.

Hope to see you there…..God bless. Continue reading

40 days for Life Aurora and Beyond

 ProLifeCorner- Aurora Illinois- by Staff-  40 days for Life Aurora and Beyond-

It is time once again for the 40 days for life campaign. God hears our prayers no matter where we are located. At home, in church, no matter where we are at, however there is something special about offering your prayers at an abortion clinic where the babies are being sacrificed. Not only does our Lord pay special attention to your prayers but your presence at an abortion clinic can often give an abortion minded mother the moral strength that she needs in order to choose life. Continue reading

Pregnancy Center of Green County Fundraiser

ProLifeCorner-  Monroe WI-   Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to Benefit the Pregnancy Center of Green County. The Pregnancy Center’s upcoming Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser?   This fundraiser is scheduled for Monday – February 2, 2015 at the Hope Community Center from 4:30pm – 8:00pm.  Please tell your churches, coworkers, family and friends. 

God has given us a vision for 2015 that includes the hiring of a Client Services Director/Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist.  He not only brought forth a very well-equipped young woman for this position who was hired 01/20/15 but He has also brought forth new volunteers to cover the main office of the Pregnancy Center to enable her and me to get out into the community to promote our new Sexual Risk Avoidance Program.  We are praying for God’s blessings on our fundraisers to raise the funds needed to not only cover this position but the training, workbooks, laptop, DVD player and other supplies needed to implement this program.    Continue reading

Madonna Renewal Center Spaghetti Dinner

ProLifeCorner-  Freeport Il.-    Mark your calendars to keep February 17 open!  On Tuesday, February 17, (Mardi Gras), there will be a spaghetti dinner at the First Lutheran Church, 303 S. Galena,  Freeport, Il.  The event starts at 4 PM and all proceeds will go the restoration of the Madonna Renewal Center.    Tickets are available in advance or at the door the day of the dinner.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the “Blue Nuns” and to hear more about their plans for the (MRC) Madonna Renewal Center. Continue reading

Holy Family 20th Annual Respect Life Banquet

ProLifeCorner-  Rockford Illinois- This year’s Keynote Speaker is Brother Paul O’Donnell of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace. Brother Paul was the primary caregiver to Brother Michael Gaworski, their severely disabled founder, for over twelve years, until Brother Michael’s death on August 28, 2003. Because of their own experience, Brother Paul and the Franciscan Brothers of Peace were at the forefront of the battle to save the life of Terri Schiavo. Brother Paul became the official spokesman for Terri’s family, representing her and her family before the worldwide media. He also served as a spiritual adviser during Terri’s ordeal. Brother Paul currently serves as chairman of the board of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network based in Philadelphia, PA. The proceeds of the banquet will benefit the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network. Continue reading

God Is Good

ProLifeCorner – 12-12-14 – by Staff –  On December 17 of 2013 we shared with our readers and asked their prayers for a young man, Matt,  severly burned in a fire.  We are so pleased to present the following letter from Matt’s sister telling us of his progress since then.  What a joyous Christmas gift for Matt and his family.  His recovery is nothing short of a miracle and the answer to many prayers.  Good news is hard to come by these days, and this is one article we rejoice in being able to report. Continue reading

25th ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OF PRAYER FOR LIFE

 Rockford Illinois-  25th ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OF PRAYER FOR LIFE

Exposition, Adoration & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Holy Rosary of Our Blessed Mother Mary.  Holy Family Church ~ 8:00 PM to Midnight. Monday, December 8 2014.

      “And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us”- John 1:14 

As soon as the Holy Spirit overshadowed the womb of the Virgin Mother, God immediately became one of the human family. In like manner when a child is conceived, he becomes one of us. This little person now dwells among us. So that our nation may recognize this truth.. Continue reading

He Is on His Way

Jesus is the Reason for the Season      He is on His way- let us rejoice and be glad in the Lord.

ProLifeCorner-  We “always feel it an obligation to remind people about the reason for the season of Advent and Christmas. Do not get caught up too much in the presents, sales gimmicks, pressures to have to have the perfect Christmas. Jesus gave us the greatest present we could ever have Received – his very self. Because God became man, we can know that He wants to be with us all the time. How much time do you spend with Him? Could you spend more time with Him this season?” Continue reading