On Good Friday morning, 130 high school and college students joined seasoned pro-lifers in praying outside of Planned Parenthood in Center City.
The day began with a cloudy day and periods of showers. However, it never dampened their prayerful spirits. Moreover, there was a
The vigil began with the rosary. They meditated on the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary. After the recitation of the rosary, they were addressed by Dr. Monique Ruberu.
“Each of you are a light and will make a huge difference.” Ruberu declared. “You have the ability to touch hearts and minds with everyone you encounter with love through God’s will.”
The most profound thing that happened is overcoming the jeers and taunts from a counter-protestor from a radical pro-abortion group called Abortion Now. He would repeat common phrases of the old pro-abortion talking points like, “Abortion on Demand.” “Pro-Life is a lie. Women Die”. Despite all of it, the attendees kept their composure.
Monique continues to shed light on what Planned Parenthood does and that is abortion “keeps their doors open.”
Monique encouraged everyone to do more by providing help to women with the needs that they do not have that keeps pushing to seek out abortion as the only option.