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  1. LIFE "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  2. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  3. The Gospel of life is at the heart of Jesus' message. Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) To all the members of the Church, the people of life and for life, work to ensure that a new culture of human life will be affirmed, to build an authentic civilization of truth and love. -Bl. John Paul II "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  4. Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) • A precise and vigorous reaffirmation of the value of human life and its inviolability • A pressing appeal addressed to each and every person in the name of God: Respect, protect, love and serve life, every human life! Only in this direction will you find justice, development, true freedom, peace and happiness" "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  5. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

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  7. Are we celebrating our Life? "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  8. Family "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  9. Family • See them grow, nurture them • Do not overwork • Have time for family and friends • Celebrate people "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  10. Family • The community of life and love • The sanctuary of life through which God’s gift of life is welcome and protected. • The family has a decisive and irreplaceable role in building a culture of life. •  Mission: to proclaim, celebrate and serve the Gospel of life "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  11. Present-day Threats to Human Life "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  12. Issues to address to curb abortion "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

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  14. The Culture of Death • The eclipse of the value of life • The eclipse of the sense of God and of man "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  15. Social Attitude “At the same time a new cultural climate is developing and taking hold, broad sectors of public opinion justify certain crimes against life in the name of the rights of individual freedom, and on this basis they claim not only exemption from punishment but even authorization by the State, so that these things can be done with total freedom and indeed with the free assistance of health-care systems.” (Evangelium Vitae 4) "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  16. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

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  18. Accept the responsibility for our brothers and sisters "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  19. A New Culture “We must build a new culture of life” "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  20. Respect Life Womb to tomb "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

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  22. Signs of Hope Signs of victory, signs of hope, sometimes more hidden, less obtrusive, but significant: "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  23. Signs of Hope Signs of victory, signs of hope, sometimes more hidden, less obtrusive, but significant: • Families which freely accept abandoned children and older people • Volunteer work in the service of life; • Movements and programs of social consciousness raising in support of life • Generous and respectful involvement in the medical profession and in scientific research • Sensitivity to bioethical questions and ecology • A growing aversion to the death penalty. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  24. There is still a long way to go… "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  25. What can we do? • Above all, the daily gestures of welcome, sacrifice and selfless concern shown to the "little ones" and to the most needy are spreading around the world "the civilization of life and of love." "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  26. "See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil.... Therefore choose life, that you and your descendants may live" (Dt. 30:15, 19). "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  27. 4Life ministry is envisioned to build a community that celebrates, respects and defends the fullness of life entrusted to us by our heavenly Father. • The Ministry aims to train ‘Missionaries of Life’ enable families to be ‘sanctuaries of life’ and youth to ‘walk as children of light.’ "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  28. Center for Life • The Center will act as the pro-life center, which will coordinate and animate all pro-life activities within the Parish/Mission. • Constituted by pro-life families in the Parish/Mission, the center will provide factual information, moral teaching, and motivation to young people on various life issues. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  29. Life Sunday • Life Sunday is the time of prayer specifically for those threatened by the culture of death and a day to acknowledge and defend the right to life. • "The celebration of this Day should be planned and carried out with the active participation of all sectors of the local Church. Its primary purpose should be to foster in individual consciences, in families, in the Church and in civil society a deep rooted recognition of the the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.” (Evangelium Vitae) "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  30. 4life activities Organize Adoration and Intercession for Life • 40 hour Adoration starting on Friday evening ending Sunday morning. • Rosary for life, procession to grotto if possible • Show pro-life video and short movies like Tree of life. • Poster exhibition, PowerPoint presentation, • Debates and discussion on Life issues • Decorating Holy Family picture in families • Decorating Church and homes with Bible versus on value of Life "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  31. 4life activities Doing a Divine Mercy Chaplet/Rosary immediately after/before Mass • Circulating leaflets or CDs or other prolife materials • Having thematic presentations to build the culture of life: value of unborn life, contraception, NFP, need for more children, respecting and taking care of elders. • Circulating our lady's or Holy family's statue in Ward prayers / family units. • Group study on Humanae Vitae and Evangelium Vitae. • Appreciate people with more kids. • Youth group, kids and families could go visit abortion clinic and involve in their activities "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  32. www.4life.jesusyouth "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10

  33. "To have life and have it abundantly" Jn.10:10