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Life News in Brief - June 2017

The Northern Cross - June 2017
Life News in Brief

Post-abortion ministry

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through our post-abortion ministry, Project Rachel. This ministry offers a confidential helpline for you to speak with someone about your experience. A willing person to listen who has been specially trained to help you sort through unresolved feelings and conflict is just a confidential call away at (218) 421-7110. Move beyond the pain, call today.

Pro-life camp

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life has a summer experience for young people, Life Leadership Camp. The camp will take place July 23-26 at Camp Koronis near Paynesville in central Minnesota. The camp is for students in grades 9 through 12, including 2017 high school graduates. Cost is $75 per student, includes meals, accommodations, materials, and a T-shirt. Scholarships available. Space is limited, register early. Registration deadline is July 7, or when camp reaches capacity. The days will be packed with workshops, activities, and more, covering abortion, assisted suicide, and other right-to-life issues. Students will gain valuable knowledge and tools to become effective pro-life advocates and lead pro-life student groups in their schools and communities — and have fun doing it. Information about attending Life Leadership Camp is available online at www.mccl. org/camp. The application for each student to complete and mail to us can be found there. Email jkistler@mccl. org with any questions.

Baby Shower

Blessed Sacrament Parish Council of Catholic Women in Hibbing held a baby shower for Options for Women, the local life care center in Hibbing. The former director, Pam Karish, received baby items and gift cards from the women on behalf of the center. The council also presented pastor Father Gabriel Waweru a monetary gift to be used for the needs of the parish.

Youth for Life

Former Grand Knight of Columbus Denis Seguin received a check from Assumption Catholic School Youth for Life Club member Ben Zollar. The students held an aluminum can collection to assist the Knights of Columbus’ humanitarian aid to the persecuted Christians in Syria. The Together in Life ministry contributed to the cause bringing the total donation to $1,196.

Northland Family Programs dinner dance

Northland Family Programs held its annual dinner dance at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Hibbing. Building up families in the Northland Family Programs offers a number of services to assist couples to strengthen their marriage and promote women’s health.