For 50 years this unjust destruction of human life has been taking place on our doorsteps and is being funded by our taxes. 56 Million lives are destroyed by the barbarism of Abortion globally each year. No longer is heart disease or cancer the greatest cause of fatalities in the world. No, this prize goes tragically to abortion. The life of the child in the womb, which in God’s designs, should be the safest place imaginable, has now become the place most dangerous for survival. We are living in a modern day “Holocaust”.
In the year 2007, an international organisation called 40 Days for Life was formed to help bring about an end to abortion through the methods of prayer, sacrifice and street witness. Due to their campaigns, it is estimated that in the past 12 years, 15,256 unborn children have been spared from the evil of abortion alongside the closure of many abortion facilities throughout the world. And so this year we will be running again our own 40 Days for Life campaign in Bournemouth outside the BPAS (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) Abortion Centre at 23-25 Ophir Road (BH8 8LS) from 6th March 2019 (Ash Wednesday) until 14th April 2019 – and we would like to invite you to get involved in this campaign and battle for life! If you would like to participate please call the Coordinator on 07535 937865.
There are two ways you can get yourself involved in this campaign. Firstly, by pledging to offer up prayer and fasting for the intentions of the 40 Days for Life campaign, asking God to bless and protect all those mothers and children who are in danger of abortion and its painful consequences.
Secondly, is by offering a few hours of your time over the 40 day period to join us in praying the Holy Rosary with Our Lady outside the BPAS Abortion Centre, to be a visible witness and defender of human life from conception, interceding for all those vulnerable woman who have been deceived by the devil into believing abortion is a legitimate and good choice. This may sound daunting for some of you, but know that many graces can be won in this battle for life by courageously stepping out onto the streets under the protection of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Pro-Life Movement.
St Pope John Paul II said at 8th World Youth Day in Denver in 1993 – “Do not be afraid to go out on the streets and into public places, like the first Apostles who preached Christ and the Good News of salvation in the squares of cities, towns and villages. This is no time to be ashamed of the Gospel (Cf. Rom 1,16). It is the time to preach it from the rooftops (Cf. Matt 10,27)”.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” (Edmund Burke).
Please be generous in support of this witness for LIFE. Your generosity will saves LIVES.