The Bucks County Pro-Life Coalition invites everyone to join us for our monthly First Friday Life Chain on Friday, October 1 , 2021 from 9:30 – 10:30 am at the Warminster Planned Parenthood at 610 Louis Drive.
We are also asking for those who attend to consider bringing some items for Bucks County Family Service Center located in Levittown. Here is a list of some of the items they need: diapers (any size), wipes, baby wash, wash cloths, crib sheets, baby ointment, clothing for infants.
This center practices Christmas 365 days a year by assisting their neighbors struggling to meet the needs of their families. This center offers prenatal and parenting support, preparing for baby workshops, breastfeeding support and a diaper pantry. We can help them by donating the above items.
We hope many will join with us to pray for an end to abortion at this facility as well as other facilities in Southeast Pennsylvania and across the country. Signs will be provided for this event.
Please read the Code of Conduct for our Life Chain below
1 — Be humble but be bold as you stand today against the greatest injustice our nation has ever faced. 2 — In the spirit of Christian love, commit to being peaceful, prayerful, and polite, in word and deed. Any misconduct from passersby should be met with silence, which will convey your inner peace. 3 — Do not respond to motorists. Please stay silent and prayerful and your response to any situation will be proper. Do not wave or gesture. Do not frown or smile in response to motorists. Our mission is to pray and stand against abortion—with the solemnity our mission deserves. 4 — Help others. Watch for mothers (and dads) who need help with children, and assist the elderly with chairs and other needs. 5 — Pick up any trash near you before leaving your area. 6 — Drive carefully, and park legally. Buddy-up, if possible, to minimize traffic woes. Use crosswalks, and do not hold up traffic. Watch your small children at all times. During the Chain, stand back from the street and do not extend your sign over the curb. Give immediate passage to other pedestrians. Only small children should eat during the LIFE CHAIN. 7 — Thank you for being a strong public witness for Christ and for being an exemplary citizen in our local area.
(Published by Please Let Me Live, distributed by LifeChain.Net, 2002.)
The Bucks County Pro-Life Coalition is an organization that believes in the sanctity of life from the moment of conception to natural death. We provide financial and material support to area crisis pregnancy care centers that endorse the sanctity of life. To expand our mission, we provide information and education to the community. Follow us on Facebookusing this link.
The following comes from a long-time friend and pro-life warrior, with information on the rescue held in Philly a few weeks ago. I hope everyone takes the time to read her commentary in full to better understand Red Rose Rescue and why she feels it is such an important part of the pro-life movement.
I just read the transcript of the phone call Todd Beamer made to a GTE phone operator on the United 93 flight, before he and 3 men made a plan to take the plane down, to keep the plane from completing the terrorists’ mission to hit Washington DC.
As I read this, I thought of the way the system of our nation is destroying itself from within by supporting and defending abortion.
I thought of how many people involved in peaceful rescue at the abortion sites have been willing to lay down their lives to stop abortion for that day, alongside having a day in court to speak for the abandoned unborn they were seeking to rescue.
And I think about the ones who have been jailed for doing these peaceful rescues and serve as a further witness within the system that supports and protects abortion. Being in jail is a critical part of the witness, which aligns our small suffering (of jail) with the ultimate suffering of the helpless children.
I am thinking of the mentality I have in doing these rescues: it is to be a stick in the spokes of the wheels of abortion, to place myself between the abortionist’s knife and the children.
To me, the quick action on United 93 to protect innocent people from the suicidal mission of the terrorists to crash that plane into a large building, is the same as our action in rescue.
In rescues we purposely put ourselves, our bodies, in a place that is preventing ‘the usual business’ of abortion from happening.
This usually involves sitting in a waiting room, or in some cases a hallway, where staff and police must notice us and must stop to negotiate (often yelling, at first) with us to ask us to leave. In our peaceful refusal to leave, we are buying time for the children’s mothers, who ultimately must decide for life and against abortion, in order to save the lives of these children, to hear offers of help and think about what problems can be untied to make the choice for life instead of death-by-abortion of their helpless dependent child.
To me, the terrorists of 9/11 who took over those planes are in fact exactly the same as the abortion-bound and the abortionists who seek to end the lives of the children. The terrorists were completely determined to see their mission thru to destroy as many lives as possible that day. The abortionists are completely determined as well, to dismember as many helpless, innocent children each day they are open for “business.” The mothers, even if under duress and in many cases compelled by others, are determined until shown a way out of this dreaded abortion decision, are also determined to complete this horrible deed.
And it is exactly the possibility of hope, changed direction, of a possible aborting of the mission of an abortion that drives the rescuer! We want willfully, intentionally to get in the way of the terrorists known as abortionists, to prevent murder!
This is what Todd Beamer and the others on United 93 realized they had to do, and do with great intent and speed, to prevent that airplane from being used by the terrorists to kill more people. And both prolife rescuers and Todd Beamer already accept that they are giving up their own freedom, their own lives to save others.
2 weeks ago, on August 27th, 2021, I placed myself in the way at a Planned Parenthood in Philadelphia, the city which gave birth to a nation, a few blocks away from where they signed the Declaration of Independence. I peacefully entered the waiting room, and sat in a chair with roses, to offer to patients who were contemplating aborting their child. I was able to interact with a few of these mothers. One took a rose and thanked me!
Eventually, the police walked in and saw me, sitting peacefully in a chair, with my arms full of roses. The officer said, “You don’t belong in here! You need to go outside with the rest of the protestors!” I said: “Officer, if you can get an affidavit from the employees and the abortionists that they will leave the building and not come back to kill helpless children, I will leave. Otherwise, I will stay here.”
About 10 minutes later, another officer asked me to leave, and I repeated my offer to leave peacefully, after they brought me proof that no employee of Planned Parenthood would come back inside to kill babies. When this officer proceeded to touch my shoulder, I knelt on the floor. Then he grabbed my arms, placing them behind my back, as the roses I was holding fell to the floor in front of me.
I was handcuffed. The 1st officer came over and the 2 police officers, picked me up off the floor and dragged me out of the building.
I did my best to stay inside this place of death, where for over 35 years at least 90,000 preborn children have been mercilessly dismembered. I was a witness to the abandoned unborn, and for those killed that week, and scheduled to die that day, I was there to be with them in their place of death, when even their own mothers had abandoned them.
As it turned out, the disruption to the usual abortion business of the day at that Planned Parenthood caused them to cancel all their appointments, and we were a witness to the police informing each young woman that approached the gate they could not enter — after I was removed from the waiting room —- myself and others witnessed that Planned Parenthood was closed for the day!
To me, this was being Todd Beamer for as long as I could, in a place where terrorists were not going to stop their usual business of killing. I want to see this courage in every American so as to shut down every place of terror that continues to grind apart our tiniest fellow Americans in an even more brutal way than the horrific attacks of 9/11 2001.
One day of abortion was wrong! Forty-nine years of abortion in the USA is too long. It has actually now been over 100 years worldwide since Soviet Russia “legalized” abortion in 1920, and that is far too long. This needs to end!
The Bucks County Pro-Life Coalition would like to invite everyone to a Mass for Life to kick off the 40 Days for Life Campaign in Warminster, Pennsylvania on Wednesday morning at 8:00 am at Nativity of Our Lord Church located at 625 W. Street Road, Warminster, Pennsylvania.
After the Mass we will gather at the Planned Parenthood on Louis Drive for a prayer vigil led by Pastor Charles Blachford of the Bux-Mont Baptist Church. This service will begin at 9:00 am. (Use this link for parking guidelines)
During this Campaign we will be posting prayers and meditations daily. Use this link to find more information on this Prayer Campaign. To subscribe to receive these daily prayers, enter your email address under the ‘Subscribe’ section on the right hand side of this page or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.’ Elie Wiesel
40 Days for Life Campaigns begin next Wednesday, September 22nd. Below are campaigns for the Southeast Pennsylvania area. If you haven’t already signed up for a campaign and would like to join one, please use one of the links below. Your presence and intercession could mean the difference between life and death for an unborn baby. For information on other campaigns throughout the country, please use this link.
Public right-of-way outside Bryn Mawr Hospital, 130 South Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvnia 19010. Use this link to sign up for this campaign. Contact Kathryn Slaats at email@example.com for more information.
THURSDAY is chemical abortion day & FRIDAY is surgical abortion day at WC Planned Parenthood. Women may be there at various times for pre-abortion appointment, but could also be there for morning after pill, gyn exam, birth control, STD testing, pregnancy test etc.
This campaign is Outside Planned Parenthood at 1221 Powell Street. Vigil hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm daily. The local contact is Helen Walker. Contact her at Helenwalker115@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for this campaign.
There are two campaigns in center City Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Women’s Center located at 777 Appletree Street. Contact Pat Stantion at Pjstanton9@gmail.com for more information or use this link to sign up for this campaign.
Planned Parenthood located at 1144 Locust Street. Dr. Monique Ruberu is the contact for this campaign. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and use this link to sign up for this campaign.
During this Fall Campaign we will be posting prayers and meditations daily. Use this link to find more information on this Prayer Campaign. To subscribe to receive these daily prayers, enter your email address under the ‘Subscribe’ section on the right hand side of this page or contact us at email@example.com.
If you live in or around Waco, Texas please try to attend this memorial service. All the information as well as a flyer are included below.
from John Pisciotta, Pro-Life Waco
We will mourn babies lost to abortion and also focus on the surge in the babies that we can help save. Wow! The abortion battlefield has changed in Waco because of the Texas Heartbeat Law. PLEASE come out to this big event with a lead speaker I know you will love. It is the pro-life pastor from the pulpit and the public square, Rev. Clenard Childress (New Calvary Baptist Church of Montclair, New Jersey).
And our other speakers like Deborah McGregor (Care Net), me (Pro-Life Waco), Nancy Rothe (Nightlight Christian Adoptions), and Elle Staniszewski (Sidewalk Counseling) and Aine Fitzgerald (40 Days for Life) will rev us up for life-defender action. It is going to be an amazing morning. Saturday, September 18th. 9 to 10:30 AM followed by fellowship, ministry displays and breakfast tacos. 4720 N 19th Street, Rachel’s Park Memorial. Arrive early and view the moving features of Rachel’s Park. See the event flyer below.
I was asked about dress. Of course, casual. I would like to see a lot of pro-life t-shirts: red (Life Saver), green (Help Cure Abortion), 40 Days for Life in any color and any language. Or maybe you have another. Weather forecast looks good.
I was so saddened the other day when I opened Facebook to find a message from Judy’s husband, Paul, telling us that that Judy had passed away. I know she was on Facebook posting the day before, so it was truly a shock to hear.
Judy was a true pro-life warrior. I only knew Judy through Facebook, but her posts, especially her poems certainly touched me, and I felt that I knew her my whole life. If you’ve ever read any of her poems, you know she was very close to Our Lord. Below are a few of her pro-life poems. I’ve included a link to her page on Facebook, God’s poetry, here so you can read more of her work.
Below is information from SF Bay Area Life Runners on the upcoming 40 Days for Life Campaign.
Mark your calendars: 40 Days for Life starts again in 3 weekson September 22! Our hours this fall will be from 8am to 7pmfrom Monday through Saturday (not Sunday – let’s have a day of rest!). The location is still Planned Parenthood at 1522 Bush Street. We’re working on getting security guards again with 40 Days for Life headquarters.
There has been tremendous pro life momentum recently with the Texas 6-week ban. Let’s use this season to keep praying for the end to abortion! Here’s how you can help:
40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that draws attention to the evil of abortion through the use of a three-point program: Prayer and fasting, constant vigil, and community outreach. Learn more at: https://40daysforlife.com/
Commentary below is from Marie Tasy, Executive Director of New Jersey Right to Life. She is asking for all who live in New Jersey to contact their Assembly Member and their State Senators to vote No on S3030/A4848. And please get out and vote for candidate Jack Ciattarelli for Governor of New Jersey!
As expected, NJ Governor Murphy and pro-abortion forces used the news about the Texas law which will protect babies when their hearts begin to beat as a rallying cry to pass the radical, draconian Freedom to Kill Act (S3030/A4848) aka the NJ Reproductive Freedom Act.
This article linked below covers a press event that the Governor held yesterday. Despite his protestations to the contrary, this issue is most definitely political as indicated by the headline.
To his credit, Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli responded by pointing out that it is Murphy’s position that is the one that is extreme.
Please contact your State Senator and two Assembly members and let them know you expect them to vote No on S3030/A4848.
Please read the article and educate as many individuals as possible about this issue and the candidates’ positions on it. Please share it with as many friends and family members as possible.
So, we’re into our 2nd year of the COVID pandemic and people are becoming worn down from the various variants and on-going restrictions. But we are God’s people, and we persevere through prayer and penance, and our 40 Days of Prayer and Repentance is a good way to keep our perspective, and our focus on the Our Lord. Why do we repent? For the crimes we have allowed to take hold in our land, in particular the sin of abortion.
Prayer is the most powerful weapon we possess to fight against the evils of our world.
We invite everyone to join with us in prayer. Our Prayer Campaign starts on Wednesday, September 22nd and runs until Sunday, October 31st. We will post a prayer and meditation every day during this time to remind everyone to pray for an end to abortion.
If you live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, please join us for our 40 Days of Prayer and Repentance outside of the Planned Parenthood in Warminster. Contact your church’s Respect Life Committee Chairperson and find out which day your church is scheduled for public prayer. If you don’t have a committee or a 40 Days for Life coordinator, we will be glad to help you. (see flyer at end of this post for more information.)
What will 2022 bring? Only God knows for sure. But I’m certain that if enough people turn to Him in prayer, He will heal our land, our hearts, and our souls, and we will see an end to the many sins of our nation, particularly the sin of abortion.
Please see the flyer below for more information. We ask that you print out and distribute to all your contacts in Bucks County.
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” – 2 Chronicles 7:14