Jesus came to restore the culture of life… The more vulnerable the life is the more Jesus reaches out to protect it. On January 22, people will gather to stand up for the culture of life as a reminder that all life is sacred.
This morning I had the immense privilege of celebrating a Requiem Mass for Dr. Bernard Nathanson. It was inspiring to see so many people present to celebrate the life of this champion of life. Dr. Nathanson’s pastor, Father Gerald Murray, preached a magnificent homily. I’m privileged to share it with you.
Here is an excerpt:
“Dr. Bernard Nathanson was a fearless advocate of the self-evident truth that it is a grave injustice to kill people before they are born. The unjust decisions of the United States Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton mandating legalized abortion…
Here is a copy of my homily from Pro-Life Sunday, Sunday, October 3, 2010, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. An audio clip of the homily is available online here.
“For the vision, still has its time,
presses on to fulfillment, and will not disappoint;
if it delays, wait for it
it will surely come, it will not be late.”
The vision . . . God’s holy Word this Sunday morning, from the Prophet Habakkuk.
The vision . . . what is this vision?
From the beginning, our creator…