Human life is sacred

January 18

“Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion, that is to say, abortion willed either as an end or a means, is gravely contrary to the moral law.”

-Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2271


Today’s Reflection:

Human life is sacred. How do we allow this Church teaching to move us forward with faith and confidence in the public square to proclaim this truth?

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The ultimate solution

January 17

“The ultimate solution for restoring and promoting justice at all levels
lies in the heart of each man.”
-Fr. Francis Fernandez


Today’s Reflection:

It is in the heart that injustice comes into existence. Examine your own heart in this regard. Seek the sacrament of penance and resolve to practice justice in the areas in which you have been remiss.


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Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for justice

January 16

“Blessed are those that hunger and thirst for justice,
for they shall have their fill.”

-Matthew 5:6


Today’s Reflection:

We must do more than agree with Church teaching on issues. We must form our conscience according to them, and we must let Church teaching move us forward with faith and confidence into the public square to proclaim the truth at every opportunity. How do your actions indicate your beliefs about the sanctity of life? How can you bring greater justice into the contemporary culture?


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