Prayer and witness outside abortion centres is a concrete way to restore a culture of life

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18 Participating in prayer and witness outside abortion centres can be an extremely uncomfortable experience.  After all, you are vulnerable and open to ridicule from people…

Abortion Legislation Bill, prayer, safe areas and action

We live in important times.  Prayer is the backbone of every action to defeat the culture of death that prevails around us.  Jesus tells us “apart from me you can do nothing,” (cf. John 15). This week New Zealand’s politicians…

Peaceful, prayerful, effective 40 Days for Life vigil will bring hope to local communities this Lent

On February 26, the highly successful world-wide 40 Days for Life vigil returns to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil and community outreach.  “Vigil participants are a sign of hope for the pregnant…

40 Days for Life: Be a sign of hope and help save lives

https://youtu.be/e6MtOM6pZ5U In the coming week people from all over New Zealand will participate in the largest ever world-wide 40 Days for Life.  40 Days for Life is a worldwide simultaneous prayer vigil that takes place outside local abortion centres with…

Abortion: Lives are at stake, we have to act

As a new decade begins, New Zealand awaits the report of the Abortion Legislation Bill.  Just a small number of politicians have been tasked with the responsibility of weighing the evidence presented. Tabled for Friday 14 February, the Abortion Legislation…

The philosophy behind a peaceful presence outside abortion centres

When a great tragedy occurs in a community, caring citizens often come together to grieve, pay their respects to the victims and to show support for those left behind.  Flowers are laid at the site and often candle light vigils…

UnPlanned Movie New Zealand Screenings

*UnPlanned Movie screenings updated Monday 15 October 2019. UnPlanned tells the incredible transforming story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, turned pro-life advocate. All Abby ever wanted to do was to help women, and she believed she…

Respect for human life an absolute and basic principle

"A great prayer for life is urgently needed, a prayer which will rise up throughout the world."  Saint Pope John Paul II called for this prayer in his great encyclical letter "Evangelium Vitae". The fulfilment of this request happens in…

Help save lives: praying for an end to abortion

This week is historic for New Zealand.  For the first time, there will be simultaneous prayer vigils outside abortion facilities in three major cities in New Zealand for a full 40 days!  Not only that, various other cities are holding…