Family Life Magazine
Family Life Magazine is a print publication of Family Life International NZ intended for Friends for Life and others who are interested in pro-life and pro-family news and events. Family Life is published at least once a year.
Contents: Honouring a great servant of life • Serving life, faith and family • Power and love • 40 Years on – calls for abortion law to be reformed • 40 Days for Life • The attack on life, faith and family and the hope of Fatima • Veritatis Splendor • Serving Life: News from our John Paul II Centres for Life and Pregnancy Centres
Contents: Proclaiming life with great love, unending hope and abundant joy • My soul glorifies the Lord • Pro-death demon • Fewer births and abortion for NZ teens • A glance at the 2015 abortion statistics • Saint Gianna Beretta Molla – a saint for our times • Litany of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla • Created by love for love • Under the Roman Sky • Parents as primary educators and the dangers of sexuality education • Euthanasia – legalising killing • The modern day calvary • Serving Life: News from our John Paul II Centres for Life and Pregnancy Centres • The real school bully – gender ideology
Contents: Living the Gospel of Life • A few words on learning from history • Saint John Paul II, Pope of the Family • Rome Life Forum • Nazi doctrine of ‘life unworthy of life’ is at root of pro-abortion ideology • March for Life Rome 2014 • Reported abortions on the decline • 40 Days for Life reflecting on the Wellington experience • 40 Days for Life and the new evangelisation • Abby Johnson to visit New Zealand • Frozen with an expiry date • The hidden truth – the push for abortifacient birth control • Hannah’s story – living with Jadelle • Mary’s story • What about abortion in the case of rape? • Regional News – building a culture of life in New • Spiritual adoption of the preborn child
Contents: Speaking up for our children • New John Paul II Centre for Life opens in Dunedin • Rise up together in the service of life • Ten important facts about the New Zealand Family Planning Association • A spotlight on sexuality education • Wisdom from the Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality • How do we reclaim a marriage culture? • The stark reality of abortion in New Zealand • The push for abortion reform • I once was lost but now I am pro-life • 40 Days for Life • Prayer for those who have lost a child to abortion • Baby central at the Auckland John Paul II Centre for Life • NZ advocacy group Saving Downs joins others in urging US Supreme Court to address prenatal discrimination • A prayer for families • The global sexual revolution – destruction of freedom in the name of freedom • End of life choice bill removed from ballot but euthanasia has not gone away • Keeping busy in Wellington • A few words on fundraising for this vital apostolate • A story of hope
Contents: A few words – Colleen Bayer, National Director • Reflecting on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI • Living the way of Mary at Auckland’s Family Life Crisis Pregnancy Centre • Family Fun Day • Colleen Bayer in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great • Pro-life speakers to tour NZ in April • Serving life, faith and family in Wellington and beyond • Questioning the benefit of Jadelle • FLI farewells are resident midwife • Tactics of the pro-euthanasia lobby – verbal engineering • Euthanasia definitions • Daily prayer for life • The Church and the legal recognition of homosexual unions • 35 years of the Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion Act
Contents: A few words – Colleen Bayer, National Director • Current issues in Parliament • MPs who voted against the Marriage Amendment Bill • 8 Good Reasons to Oppose the Marriage Amendment Bill • End of Life Choice Bill • Action and Suffering as settings for learning hope • Courageous parenthood – the story of Chiara and Enrico Petrillo • Saving precious lives • Family Life Crisis Pregnancy Centre update • Loving every child defying eugenics • International criminal court case – exposing the eugenic nature of NZ’s antenatal screening programme • LifeFest 2012 • October is Respect Life Month – what can you do to promote life, faith and family? • Supporting families after an adverse prenatal diagnosis • Project Rachel • Strategic laws that protect life
Contents: A few words – Colleen Bayer, National Director • Heartbeat Conference • Euthanasia – will New Zealand embrace the culture of death? • 10 reasons to say no to euthanasia • Prayer for the respect of life • Pro-life stations of the cross • Introducing some of the team • So how can you help?
Contents: From Father Linus Clovis • Living the Gospel of Life • Preserving innocence in today’s world • 10 ways to protect your child’s innocence • 30th anniversary of Familiaris Consortio • Pope Benedict’s three wishes for Christmas
Contents: From our Director, Colleen Bayer • Volunteers… where would we be without them • Wellington John Paul II Centre for Life • FLI joins forces and shares resources • What can you do to help?
Contents: From the Director’s Desk • Prayer vigil for all nascent life • Prayer for the unborn • Sisters of Life • Why marriage matters to children and to the common good • Crusade for the Family Prayer • Celebrating 30 years of Familiaris Consortio • Crossing the Rubicon • Beatification of John Paul II • The Catholic Family in the Modern World • 5th World Prayer Congress for Life
Contents: From the Director’s Desk • Respect for unborn human life – the Church’s constant teaching • A short history of abortion in New Zealand • What is RU-486? • Abortion Statistics • Abortion law reform? • Milestones of Life • Reduction of embryos – a teaching from Dignitas Personae • What can you do? • Billings in NZ • Reasons for hope • Theology of the Body • Prayer to end abortion
Contents: From the Director’s Desk • Photo Gallery with Francis Cardinal Arinze • Honouring our volunteers • FLI Activities • Saving Lives
Contents: From the Director’s Desk • Sisters of Life • An amazing experience of faith at the sixth World Meeting of Families 2009 • Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI for Lent 2009 • Life Actually • The struggle for the soul of America • Saint John Bosco’s famous dream of 1862 • What can you do? • World News • A doctor’s wisdom