Choose Life newsletter Issue 6: A time for clarity and truth

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: A time for clarity and truth Prayer for the Child in the Womb […]

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Choose Life 2013 Newsletter Issue 5 – 20 June 2013

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: Church Teaching Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes for […]

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Pastoral Letter in defence of unborn human life by Bishop John Buckley

Please see below the text of a Pastoral Letter issued by Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork and Ross in defence of unborn human life. This was issued on Friday 14 June 2013.  The Government is proposing to introduce legislation for the first time in Irish history which will provide for the direct and intentional […]

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Choose Life: Prayer for the Child in the Womb

You are encouraged to pray and share the Choose Life: Prayer for the Child in the Womb which is available in text, audio and video formats. Please find links below to all formats: Text – click here  Audio – click here  Video – click here  Ends

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Choose Life: Prayer for the Child in the Womb

Click here for audio version of the following prayer Choose Life: Prayer for the Child in the Womb Lord Jesus, you are the source and lover of life. Reawaken in us respect for every human life. Help us to see in each child the marvellous work of our Creator. Open our hearts to welcome every […]

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Choose Life 2013 Newsletter Issue 4

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: A time to uphold the right to life Prayer for the Child in […]

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Media briefing during the Summer 2013 General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference

The following media briefing took place during the Summer 2013 meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh and Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick spoke to the media at the Columba Centre in Maynooth following the publication of the statement ‘A time to uphold the right to life’. […]

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A time to uphold the right to life: Statement by the Catholic Bishops of Ireland

On the second day of the June General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Maynooth, the following statement has been issued: A time to reflect On Saturday last, tens of thousands of women, men and children gathered in Dublin to express their support for the equal right to life of mothers and their […]

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Choose Life 2013 Newsletter Issue 3

Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings are as follows: Church Teaching Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes for the Week […]

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“From the moment of conception, every human life is sacred and precious” – Bishop John Kirby

To have an abortion following a threat of suicide is particularly worrying … [it] creates a very dangerous precedent – Bishop Kirby   Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb (Lk 1:42) Last Friday was the Feast of the Visitation of Our Lady.  It commemorated her trip to the […]

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