Thursday, October 2, 2008

Prayers for the Unborn

While surfing the Internet I came upon this lovely website which contains many beautiful prayers for the unborn. I especially liked this prayer:
Our Lady of Guadalupe, we turn to you who are the protectress of unborn children and ask that you intercede for us, so that we may more firmly resolve to join you in protecting all human life. Let our prayers be united to your perpetual motherly intercession on behalf of those whose lives are threatened, be they in the womb of their mother, on the bed of infirmity, or in the latter years of their life. May our prayers also be coupled with peaceful action, which witnesses to the goodness and dignity of all human life, so that our firmness of purpose may give courage to those who are fearful and bring light to those who are blinded by sin. Encourage those who will be involved in the March for Life; help them to walk closely with God and to give voice to the cry of the oppressed, in order to remind our nation of its commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all people. O Virgin Mother of God, present our petitions to your Son and ask Him to bless us with abundant life. Amen.
I know that we all do many things for life: we write, speak, march, protest and vote, and all of these things are important. But considering how demonically evil abortion really is, let's remember to pray, first, last and always, that the right to life for unborn children will always be preserved and protected.

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