National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Babies, Saturday, Sept. 10th.

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Dear Defenders of Life–

I hope all of you will mark your calendars and make every effort to participate in this year’s National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Babies, Saturday, Sept. 10th. There will be 4 memorial services at the very grave sites of unborn children killed by abortion here in Michigan as part of this national event. In addition, there will be, thus far, 2 services at memorial markers for the victims of abortion– SEE BELOW.  

All grave sites and memorial markers in Michigan are listed at:
http://www.abortionmemorials.com/sites.php    Scroll down to Michigan.

YOU CAN PLAN A SERVICE AT ONE OF THOSE MARKERS LISTED ON THE WEBSITE!  THERE IS STILL TIME!!  FIND A MARKER IN YOUR TOWN.

The memorial services at graves for aborted babies buried in Michigan will occur at the following burial sites:

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery—Infant Section  11 am

25800 W. 10 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI  48034
Special Guest: Father Michael Suhy
(The aborted babies buried at Holy Sepulchre were killed at the Woman Care Clinic, Lathrup Village, MI, February and March 2008)

Assumption Grotto Parish Cemetery    2:30 p.m.

13770 Gratiot Avenue, Detroit, MI  48205
(The aborted Babies buried at Assumption Grotto were killed at Trimester II and Women’s Advisory abortion Centers) We will carpool from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Wyandotte to Assumption Grotto to attend the Remembrance Service.  We will depart at 1:30 pm.  Please invite others to join us.

White Chapel Cemetery    1:00 p.m.

621 W.  Long Lake Rd., Troy, MI 48098

(The babies buried here were found tossed in an alley near an abortion clinic in Oakland County)

Saint Joseph Cemetery   11:00 a.m.

2520 West Willow Street
Lansing, MI 48917
(The babies buried at Saint Joseph’s Cemetery were killed in Lansing at Woman Care abortion clinic in1989, buried Jan 21 of that year, 47 babies–and second grave is of babies killed January 2010 at the Women’s Choice abortion clinic, 17 babies, buried Nov. 20, 2010.)

Catholic Author, Emily Bloomfield Ortega, Book Signing

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Catholic children’s book author, Emily Bloomfield Ortega, formerly of Wyandotte will be signing her books “I’m Bernadette” and “Christmas with Bernadette”,  Monday, June 13 at 8:00 pm at the St Joseph Bookstore, located at 18637 Ray Street in Riverview.

Mrs. Ortega grew up in Wyandotte, and now resides in Santa Fe with her husband and their seven children. Many family experiences have made their way into her books. The books make great gifts and are especially directed to girls ages 6 – 10.

The St. Joseph Bookstore carries a full line of Catholic books, statues and gift items. It is adjacent to The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima. All are welcome to come to the 7:00 pm Mass followed by Mrs. Ortega’s book signing.

Once in a life-time, the world famous Fatima Statue will be visiting metro Detroit Parishes.  To see the schedule and locations, please click on the following link:

Visit www.fatimashrinedetroit.org or call 734-281-1445 for more information.

Upper Downriver Right to Life Christmas Card Design Winners

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Christmas cards were sold featuring the winning entries from the third annual Christmas card design art contest sponsored by Upper Downriver Right to Life.  The first place winner in the high school age group was Katelyn Lesko, a ninth grader at Roosevelt High School and a member of Our Lady of the Scapular parish.  She received a $100 check and 10 Christmas cards of her design.  The second place winner was Anastasia Evich, a home-schooled ninth grader who received 10 cards made with her design.  The winner in the 5-8 category was Maya Mehall (see picture below), a seventh grader from John Paul II Catholic School in Lincoln Park.  She received a $50 check.

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Second place was awarded to Heliena Layton, a 5th grader from St. Pius Parish in Southgate.  Each first and second place winner received 10 Christmas cards made from their art work.  All of the winning art designs incorporated the nativity story of the birth of Jesus in a unique manner.

Katelyn Lesko explained that she had learned in the art class that a smiling Madonna could express the joyous and serene moments with her newborn son.  She was ready to compose her entry on a day with no school.  After gathering her art paper, pencils and pastels, she noticed a picture on the dresser of her grandmother holding her newborn granddaughter only months before she died.  It was a wonderful image of the precious beginning and end of life.  The composition of that photograph became the Virgin Mary holding the baby Jesus with his tiny fingers wrapped around the finger of His mother.

 

Holy Hour for the Sanctity of Life & Healing for Victims of Abortion

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Thursday, January 21,2016 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 9000 Laurence Avenue, Allen Park, MI.

All are invited and encouraged to attend.  We join together to pray for the unborn and for return of the respect and commitment to the Sanctity of Life in our society.

The Holy Hour will include:

Recitation of a Scriptural Rosary for the Sanctity of Life

Scripture Reading & Homily by Rev. Mr. Luis Flores

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“It’s a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish…every human being comes from the hand of God, and we all know something of God’s love for us.”  “Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.  Each one of us is what he is in the eyes of God.” – Blessed Mother Theresa

 

 

 

Life UNinvited – When society says you were never meant to be.

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Saturday, January 23 – Traverse City-Cadillac  –  WPBN/NBC@ 8:30 am and Marquette  –  WBUP/ABC@9:00 am.

Sunday, January 24 – Detroit  –  WJBK/FOX @ 11:00 am and Grand Rapids Kalamazoo-Battle Creek  –  WXMI/FOX @11:00 am and Flint-Saginaw-Bay City  –  WNEM/CBS @6:30 am and Lansing  –  WSYM/FOX @8:30 am.

Sunday, January 31 – Detroit  –  WDIV/NBC @ 11:30 am and Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek  –  WXMI/FOX @ 11:00 am and Flint-Saginaw-Bay City  –  WNEM/CBS @ 6:30 am  –  WSMH/FOX @ 5:30 pm. andLansing  –  WILX/NBC @ 10:00 am and Traverse City-Cadillac  –  WGTU/ABC @ 7:00 am and Marquette  –  WJMN/CBS @ 8:30 am.

This documentary deals with an adult topic and is not intended for younger audiences.  Life Uninvited television scheduling may be subject to change.  Confirm television air times at www.RTL.org.

For further information you can e-mail the Right to Life of Michigan Education Fund at info@rtl.org or call (616) 532-2300.

 

PRESENTATION – Health Perspective

DR. DONNA HARRISON – THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016

A Presentation by Dr. Donna Harrison, Nationally recognized Obstetrician & Gynecologist.  Adjunct Professor at Trinity International University.

Presentation will be held at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM in room 301, Mazurek Medical Education Commons, 320 E. Canfield Street, Detroit, MI 48201 (park at Scott Hall or take the Medical Campus Shuttle from Main Campus to the Scott Hall stop.)

Donna Harrison, M.D.is a bord certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist.  She has lectured extensively as a Continuing Medical Education speaker in the United States and internationally on topics of medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol, emergency contraception with ulipristal, and maternal mortality and the association with abortion.  She has authored peerith medical abortion and mifepristone and misoprostol, and mechanisms of action of ulipristal.

Contact MSFL President Sajel Nuwamanya at snuwaman@med.wayne.edu

MSFL would like to thank the WSUSOM Alumni Association for their continued support of student organizations.

March for Life – January 22

There is still space on the Right to Life of Michigan charter for the annual March for Life in Washington DC.  Call Joseph Connors for your reservation (800) 295-4227.  Red eye bus departs from Trenton on Tuesday evening, January 21.  The March for Life is Wednesday and the bus returns that evening arriving home early on Thursday, January 23.  Cost is $100 for adults; young adults (under 21) are $50 and must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone.  No meals included.

Call your local Right to Life group to find out where a bus is leaving from in your area.

2016 Black History Month

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Dear friends,

Right to Life of Michigan once again will sponsor Black History Month. You are invited to attend each and everyone of the series of events, beginning on February 1, 2016, through February 23, 2016. These are events you will not want to miss. All events are free of charge and open to all!

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Monday, February 1, 2016, 12-2 p.m. Oakland University, Rochester, Mi – Abortion=Choice?

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7-9 p.m. Wayne State University, Detroit, Mi – Unborn Black Lives Matter

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1-3 p.m. Solanus Casey Center, Detroit, Mi – Abortion: Too High a Price

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7-9 p.m. Gilead Baptist Church, Taylor, Mi – Abortion: Terminating God’s Creation

For more detailed information, please click on the following link. Please feel free to copy/share posters of each event available on the following link.

http://www.rtl.org/events/blackhistorymonth/index.html

For more information please call the RLM Multicultural office at 313-212-1326  or  you may e-mail  speakerseries@rtl.org

Please share with all your prolife family and friends.

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