RESPECT LIFE Meeting Minutes 10/14/2019

by Karl Pieleck

         OLD BUSINESS:

  • TEEN DASH Set for 10/27; Betsy to meet with Peggy to stuff handout bags; Mike to get baby feet, HOPE Center materials and Life Savers to Peggy; Rachel Guy with 40 days to help at event; contact Peggy if you can help that night. Karl has prepared trifold and will get 50 copies for bags. The prayer magnets Tim prepared will also be included.
  • MASS FOR UNBORN Betsy met with Rod for liturgy planning and with Ginger re other logistics. Betsy has aggressive publicity plans including church media, Georgia Bulletin, local parish contact, etc. Plan is to say rosary before mass and invite Marion Hour members to join us (Peggy).
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Pope Francis Formally Changes Catholic Church Stance on Death Penalty, Calling It ​“Inadmissible” (8/2/2018)

Pope Francis Formally Changes Catholic Church Stance on Death Penalty, Calling It ​“Inadmissible” (8/2/2018)

Pope Francis (pictured) has formally changed the official Catholic Church teaching on the death penalty, calling capital punishment “an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person” and deeming it “inadmissible” in all cases. The Vatican’s August 2, 2018 announcement that it had revised its Catechism—the Church’s official compilation of teachings on a wide range of issues—to unambiguously oppose capital punishment also committed the Church to work “with determination” to abolish the death penalty worldwide. Prior to the revision, the Catechism used softer language on the death penalty, allowing it “if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor,” while noting that “the cases in which the execution of the offender is an absolute necessity ‘are very rare, if not practically nonexistent.’”… Read More “Pope Francis Formally Changes Catholic Church Stance on Death Penalty, Calling It ​“Inadmissible” (8/2/2018)”

Chad Wischmeyer Recognition

Chad Wischmeyer Recognition

by Karl Pieleck

Chad’s leadership in the Respect Life ministry was recognized at the October 2019 Respect Life Meeting, and all expressed their appreciation for all he has done for LIFE. We are so blessed to have him in our ministry!

Mike Northway Presenting Chad with a Plaque of Appreciation!