40 days for Life is an International prayer project,, running from 23rd September through to 1 November. Praying for the end of abortion and those involved in abortion across sixteen countries and involving multiple cities . 40 days for Life involves prayer, fasting and community awareness. In 2015 we will be praying outside Christchurch hospital across those dates. Our peaceful prayer vigil will be for 12 hours a day for the 40 days and will include prayer, fasting and community awareness.
Can you spare an hour to join us to pray for this important cause?
The Christchurch project is being organised by the John Paul II Centre for Life. For more information or to find out how to register please email firstname.lastname@example.org or see the 40 Days for Life Christchurch Facebook page.
“Daniel Côté Davis is the Campaign Director Christchurch. Daniel is keeping participants and the wider community informed by writing a short summary each day as presented below. He writes..
When God’s people gather in His love to Reveal the Heart of the Father for the suffering, the vulnerable and those in need of hope, Heaven showers blessings upon this prayer from the community and for the community. Each daily update is a fruit of prayer. The prayer of a community gathered in the heart of Jesus, to bring his love, hope and healing to situations of crisis before and after abortion. By reaching out with the heart of Jesus to those in need, a pathway of humility and mercy opens up Grace for the whole community. These reflections are sign of the Holy Spirits presence in our local community and a sign of hope for the end of abortion, not only here in Christchurch but in the whole world. For “with God nothing is impossible” (Luke 1:37)” –
The Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus’ message. Lovingly received day after day by the Church, it is to be preached with dauntless fidelity as “good news” to the people of every age and culture. – John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae
What a day, such graces have poured out on this City and for the whole world!
Two stories from the peaceful vigil show the Lord is already at work. One engraced conversation touched the heart of a lady who shared her experience of caring for her [Read more…]