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Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life

January 31

* Reverence for Life – Bishop Mark Hagemoen has called for a Day of Prayer for Reverence for Life to be observed in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon on Sunday, January 31, 2021.

(The Supreme Court’s decision on the Morgentaler case, removing all restrictions on abortion, happened on Jan. 28, 1988). Reverence for Life message from Bishop Mark Hagemoen: LINK to LETTER .


Diocesan Prayer for Reverence for Life

Almighty God, giver of all that is good,

we thank you for the precious gift of human life:

For life in the womb, coming from your creative power,

For the life of children, making us glad with their. freshness and promise,

For the life of young people, hoping for a better world,

For the life of people who are disabled, teaching us that every life has value,

For the life of the elderly, witnessing to the ageless values of patience and wisdom.

Like Blessed Mary, may we always say “yes” to Your gift.

Help us to realize the sacredness of human life

and to respect and cherish it from conception to its natural end.

And bring us at last, O Father, to the fullness of eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN


January 31
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