Christian Family Life Communique #2 – Susan Steiner Nov.23, 2016
Dear Sisters in the League
Advent is coming fast. The first Sunday of Advent is November 27th. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ. Traditionally it has been celebrated with prayer and fasting. Advent is also the start of the liturgical year in the church. I pray that Advent will be a joyful time of preparation and celebrations leading up to Christmas for you and yours.
Suggested for Advent—Prayer of the Faithfull—“We pray for the grace to be and become holy families in our world. We pray to the Lord.
Marriage and Family
The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) is an organization that was co-
Do the councils in your Diocese have a kit of marriage and family life information supplied by COLF? They can order pamphlets on issues Catholic women face by going online to www.colf.ca. Also some pamphlets can be downloaded such as:
These publications are ideal for families and for distribution in parishes, schools, universities, hospitals and faith-
The Euthanasia Deception
The Euthanasia Deception: We are All Vulnerable is a documentary that may be ordered by going to the website caringnotkilling.com. Councils may purchase it for $30.00 or rent and download it. The DVD comes with helpful resource materials, including a discussion guide. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition is asking councils to share the documentary with others by organizing screening in their community. The DVD is the first part in a social media resistance campaign. Councisl may join the resistance campaign by becoming a member of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.
The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition has published a new Caring not Killing Pamphlet. The Caring not Killing Pamphlet explains:
Why people ask for euthanasia or assisted suicide.
Why euthanasia or assisted suicide are not necessary.
Why we oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide.
What is proper palliative/hospice care.
How you can make a difference.
Order the Caring not Killing pamphlets for $25 for 100 +shipping and taxes
$100 for 500 +shipping and taxes
MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all as you work for God and Canada.