15 open hours this week!

Dear friend of Vigil for Life –

Last week we registered to, once again,hold the fall 40 Days for Life campaign in Madison outside of the Orin Rd. Planned Parenthood.  It will  be another 24/7 vigil.  This fall’s 40 Days for Life campaign begins on Wednesday, Sept. 27th and ends on Sunday, Nov. 5th.
In addition to our 40 Days for Life campaign, we also have our 365 for Life campaign which is going on right now.  Please sign up for an hour today!

OPEN HOURS

Tuesday, 6/13 – 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Wednesday, 6/14 – 2 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 5p.
Thursday, 6/15 – 1 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 10a; 1 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Friday, 6/16 – 2 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 1p and 2 needed at 2p.
To sign up for hours go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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Restoration of the Holiness and Protection of the Womb

Oh Holy God, our Rock and our Fortress, you used the womb of Mary as a tabernacle for the dwelling of the Incarnation, where the Holy Son of God was to be nurtured and protected. You created the womb of woman so that the miracle of human life might be nurtured and protected. Many women have been deceived into believing that their womb is not a place of holy protection for a human life, but that it is simply another appendage of their body. Renew and restore your purpose and will concerning the womb of all women throughout the earth, that you may be glorified; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Time for Griswold v. Connecticut prayer vigil

Dear Friends of Vigil for Life –

Sorry for another e-mail.  The time for the Griswold v. Connecticut prayer vigil was inadvertently left out of the reminder e-mail sent last night.  The time for this prayer vigil is 5:30 p.m. today (6/7) outside of the Planned Parenthood on Orin Rd.

Many blessings on your day!

The Team at Vigil for Life

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Event reminder and 6 open hours yet to fill!

EVENT REMINDER:  GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT PRAYER VIGIL

 

June 7 marks the 52nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut, which set a legal precedent by claiming the Constitution grants women the “right to privacy” in matters of sexual practice. This paved the way for Roe v. Wade and abortion on demand. As in years past, Pro-Life Wisconsin affiliates will observe the day with prayer and a community presence outside abortion mills and birth control centers. Matt Sande, Legislative Director of Pro-Life Wisconsin, will lead this vigil. There will be an ice cream social sponsored by Pro-Life Wisconsin at Culver’s by East Town Mall afterwards.

Visit thepillkills.com for more information. Pro-Life Wisconsin is a proud co-sponsor of American Life League’s Pill Kills nationwide events.

OPEN HOURS

Wednesday, 6/7 – 1 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 2p and 1 needed at 3p.

Friday, 6/9 – 1 needed at 10a; 1 needed at 11a and 1 needed at 12p.

To sign up for hours go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545

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19 open hours this week

We had sidewalk counselor training this past Thursday evening.  We were blessed to have Laura Karlen (Vigil for Life Board President and sidewalk counselor), Mary Markielewski (Vigil for Life Board member and seasoned sidewalk counselor) and Kila Hagie (Women’s Care Center Director) present different parts of our training.  Kila mentioned that when young mothers come into the Women’s Care Center they often say, “They (meaning all those praying or sidewalk counseling on the sidewalk) told me you could help me.  Can you help me?”  That’s when the staff at the Women’s Care Center shows just how helpful they are to mothers in crisis pregnancies.

 
Videos from the sidewalk counselor training have been posted on the Vigil for Life Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/VigilforLife/
Please sign up for an hour this week.
 

OPEN HOURS

 
Tuesday, 5/30 – 1 needed at 9a and 1 needed at 2p.
 
Wednesday, 5/31 – 1 needed at 1p; 2 needed at 2p; 2 needed at 3p; 1 needed at 4p and 2 needed at 5p.
 
Thursday, 6/1 – 2 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
 
Friday, 6/2 – 2 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 10a and 2 needed at 11a.
 
To sign up for hours go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT PRAYER VIGIL

June 7 marks the 52nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut, which set a legal precedent by claiming the Constitution grants women the “right to privacy” in matters of sexual practice. This paved the way for Roe v. Wade and abortion on demand. As in years past, Pro-Life Wisconsin affiliates will observe the day with prayer and a community presence outside abortion mills and birth control centers. Matt Sande, Legislative Director of Pro-Life Wisconsin, will lead this vigil. There will be an ice cream social sponsored by Pro-Life Wisconsin at Culver’s by East Town Mall afterwards.

Visit thepillskills.com for more information. Pro-Life Wisconsin is a proud co-sponsor of American Life League’s Pill Kills nationwide events.

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Prayer for Memorial Day
 
God of power and mercy,

you destroy war and put down earthly pride.

Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears,

that we may all deserve to be called your sons and daughters.

Keep in your mercy those men and women

who have died in the cause of freedom

and bring them safely

into your kingdom of justice and peace.

We ask this though Jesus Christ our Lord.

R/. Amen
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15 open hours this week!

Last week Friday a couple was about to turn into Planned Parenthood’s parking lot when they saw a Vigil for Life witness walking (and praying on) the sidewalk.  Immediately upon seeing this witness for life the couple turned back to the street and kept driving past Planned Parenthood.  As Abby Johnson has mentioned, 75% of appointments are not kept at abortion facilities that have people witnessing for life in front of them. Praise God!

Please bring your witness to the sidewalk this week.

OPEN HOURS

Monday, 5/22 – 2 needed at 11a; 2 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p.
Tuesday, 5/23 – 1 needed at 9a and 1 needed at 2p.
Wednesday, 5/24 – 1 needed at 4p and 1 needed at 5p.
Thursday, 5/25 – 1 needed at 11a; 1 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Friday, 5/26 – 1 needed at 12p and 1 needed at 1p.
To sign up for hours go to:vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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SIDEWALK COUNSELOR TRAINING
Sidewalk counselors are the last line of defense for abortion or contraception-bound women and men. That might seem like a daunting task. Does it require an advanced degree, a license or some sort of certification?
It does not however a little sidewalk counselor training can help. If interested, call Gwen Finnegan at (608)393-8545 for all of the details.
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GRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT PRAYER VIGIL

June 7 marks the 52nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Griswold v. Connecticut, which set a legal precedent by claiming the Constitution grants women the “right to privacy” in matters of sexual practice. This paved the way for Roe v. Wade and abortion on demand. As in years past, Pro-Life Wisconsin affiliates will observe the day with prayer and a community presence outside abortion mills and birth control centers. Matt Sande, Legislative Director of Pro-Life Wisconsin, will lead this vigil. There will be an ice cream social at Culver’s by East Town Mall afterwards.

Visit thepillkills.com for more information. Pro-Life Wisconsin is a proud co-sponsor of American Life League’s Pill Kills nationwide events.

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Prayer for forgiveness

Oh God of mercy and grace, as you hung on the hard wooden cross, you asked that those who were putting you to death might be forgiven. Please, Oh Lord, help us to offer that same forgiveness to those who participate in abortion, euthanasia, the destruction of embryonic life and who by other means violate the sanctity of human life, that in all things the world would know the height, the depth, the breadth, and width of your love, your mercy and your grace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Sidewalk Counselor Training

Dear Friend of Vigil for Life,

Sidewalk counselors are the last line of defense for abortion or contraception-bound women and men. That might seem like a daunting task. Does it require an advanced degree, a license or some sort of certification?
It does not however a little sidewalk counselor training can help. We will be holding this training on Thursday, May 25 starting at 7 p.m. in Madison.  If interested, call Gwen Finnegan at (608)393-8545 to RSVP and to get all of the details.

Many blessings on your day,

The Team at Vigil for Life

P.S.  Don’t forget about Bishop Morlino’s presentation on surrogacy at Holy Family Catholic Parish in Waterloo (387 S Monroe St., Waterloo, WI 53594) tonight at 7p.m.

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7 open hours yet for this week!

Please sign up for an hour this week to pray the rosary on the sidewalk outside of Planned Parenthood.  It is Mary who will crush the head(s) of the demon(s) there.

OPEN HOURS

Wednesday, 5/17 – 1 needed at 1p.
Thursday, 5/18 – 1 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Friday, 5/19 – 1 needed at 12p and 1 needed at 1p.
To sign up for hours go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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Bishop Morlino presentation on surrogacy crisis in Waterloo/Marshall, MN – Thursday, 5/18 – 7 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 387 S. Monroe Street, Waterloo, WI
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O Most Holy Virgin Mary, Queen of the most holy Rosary, you were pleased to appear to the children of Fatima and reveal a glorious message. We implore you, inspire in our hearts a fervent love for the recitation of the Rosary. By meditating on the mysteries of the redemption that are recalled therein may we obtain the graces and virtues that we ask, through the merits of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Redeemer. Amen.
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We’re hiring!! Bishop Morlino presents.

 

Hello Friends of Vigil for Life!

We hope you are all well and still celebrating the Easter Season!  We have two important announcements to share with you!

  1. “We’re Hiring!”: The Vigil for Life board of directors is pleased to announce that we’re hiring a part-time executive director! Although this will be a salaried position, we are planning on paying roughly $12.75 per hour for 15 hours per week. The executive director will work with our volunteer director (Gwen Finnegan) and the board of directors to expand our prayerful presence each business day that Planned Parenthood is open (“365 for Life”) and during the fall 40 Days for Life campaign. This position will be a work-from-home arrangement with local travel to network with current and prospective pro-life volunteers. Join the team to help END abortion and save lives in Dane County and beyond! Please pass along the position description. Reply to this e-mail or call (608) 393-8545 with your interest in the position.
  2. “Bishop Morlino Presents”: Bishop Robert Morlino will be addressing the ethical and moral problems with gestational surrogacy — wombs  for hire — at Holy Family Catholic Parish in Waterloo, WI (205 Milwaukee Avenue Waterloo, WI 53594). There is a surrogacy agency on the main street in Waterloo. Please join us for this public presentation on Thursday, May 18th at 7 p.m. to better understand a new front in the pro-life movement.

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us!

Many blessings on your day,

The Team at Vigil for Life

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16 open hours this week!

Sent to the national 40 Days for Life offices: “The Holy Father greatly appreciates the dedicated work that you and everyone involved in 40 Days for Life are engaged in to promote respect for the lives of all unborn children. His Holiness assures you of his prayerful support for you, your colleagues and all those whose prayer, fasting and sacrifices are saving countless lives and giving glory to God.”

– POPE FRANCIS, VIA VATICAN SECRETARIAT OF STATE

Please sign up for an hour this week!

 

OPEN HOURS

Monday, 5/8 – 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Tuesday, 5/9 – 2 needed at 2p.
Wednesday, 5/10 – 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 5p.
Thursday, 5/11 – 2 needed at 10a; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Friday, 5/12 – 1 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 10a; 2 needed at 11a and 2 needed at 2p.
To sign up for hours go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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 Kingdom Prayer

Oh Great King of Kings, let your kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven for the sanctity of all human life. You have said that your Kingdom is righteousness, and that there is peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. Where there is unrighteousness let righteousness come to bear, where there is hostility, cause your peace to reign supreme. Where there is sorrow, bring joy to the hearts of people. Lead us into your unshakable and everlasting kingdom where you reign forever and ever. That truly the kingdoms of this world will become the Kingdoms of our God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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18 open hours this week!

One of our sidewalk counselors was able to send a young woman over to the Women’s Care Center instead of her going into Planned Parenthood on Tuesday of this past week. Thanks be to God!

Please sign up for an hour this week!

OPEN HOURS

Monday, May 1 – 2 needed at 12p; 1 needed at 1p and 1 needed at 2p.
Thursday, May 4 – 1 needed at 11a; 1 needed at 12p; 2 needed at 1p and 2 needed at 2p.
Friday, May 5 – 2 needed at 9a; 1 needed at 10a; 1 needed at 11a; 1 needed at 12p and 2 needed at 2p.
To sign up for an hour go to: vigilforlife.org/calendar/monthview or e-mail info@vigilforlife.org or call Gwen at (608)393-8545.
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Almighty and Powerful God, drive all evil spirits away from the innocent pre-born children and from the killing centres where their destruction is planned. Overcome evil with good in the hearts of those who reject your truth and who believe the lies of the evil one who says that good is evil and evil is good. Rebuke the enemy for the sake of all these innocent children, Oh Lord; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen
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