Jan 21, 2015
May all people reject pornography and discover the true meaning of love through an encounter and relationship with Christ.
Our Father, 3 Hail Marys, Glory Be
Today we honor the life of St. Agnes, a 12-year old girl martyred in Rome in 304 AD. Agnes never wavered in her commitment to remain a virgin and to give her whole life to the Lord, refusing proposals to marry. Her innocence and heroism facing death helped bring an end to the persecutions of Christians in Rome. Following the example of St. Agnes, let us remain steadfast in recognizing Christ, who is Love Incarnate, as the source and summit of our lives. May his love give us the determination and courage to live for him and for others, especially the most vulnerable among us. St. Agnes, pray for us!
Did you know that pornography addiction can numb the brain’s ability to experience pleasure? Learn more by reading “Life Matters: Pornography and Our Call to Love” at www.bit.ly/CallToLove.
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