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Life News in Brief - September 2017

The Northern Cross - September 2017
Life News In Brief

Post-abortion counseling

Hurting after abortion? You are not alone. The Diocese of Duluth is here to help you heal through its 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.

40 Days for Life

The opening events for this year’s 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, with Mass and a short reception at the Women’s Care Center, 103 E. First St., Duluth. At 7 p.m., participant will cross the street for a prayer and praise service in front of the abortion facility within the Building for Women, 32 E. First St., Duluth. Your prayers and presence are requested during the fall vigil, which runs 40 days from from Sept. 27 through Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily in front of the Building for Women. Visit or contact Paulette Moreland at or (218) 348-1345 for more information and to register.

MCCL bringing pro-life update to diocese

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life is bringing six free educational presentations to the Diocese of Duluth at several locations. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. and last about an hour. Locations include:

Crosslake: Sept. 24, Immaculate Heart Catholic Church

Grand Rapids: Sept. 25, Area Library

Hinckley: Sept. 26, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

Virginia: Sept. 26, Holy Spirit Catholic Church

Proctor: Sept. 27, St. Rose Catholic Church

International Falls: Oct. 6, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

Thorough information will be offered about abortion in Minnesota, Planned Parenthood, challenges to our law against assisted suicide, and legislative efforts to save lives. Pro-lifers need to be informed and focused on how they can continue to build a Culture of Life in Minnesota. Complete information is available at the events section of or by calling (612) 825-6831.