Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
A great way to spend the Fourth of July with your family and friends:
Back by popular demand, the 2nd annual Life Fest with the Sisters of Life will be held out at their retreat house in Stamford, CT. They had over 500 people attend last year. There will be a big picnic, live music throughout the day, talks on life and love, a BBQ dinner, Eucharistic Adoration, Confession and Holy Mass.
159 Sky Meadow Drive, Stamford, CT 06903
1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:30 pm – Hoy Sacrifice of the Mass
5:30 pm – Picnic Dinner provided
Music throughout the day, Talks on life and love, Activities for children.
RSVP – Call the Sisters of Life at: 203-329-1492 or email: LifeFest2010@sistersoflife.org
From the USCCB:
A Senate committee amendment that would authorize the performance of elective abortions at military hospitals in this country and around the world is “misguided” and should be removed from the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 3454), said the Chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.
Calling on the Senate not to approve the bill unless it maintains current law, as the bill approved by the House of Representatives already does, Cardinal DiNardo concluded that “this amendment presents Congress with the very straightforward question whether it is the task of our federal government to directly promote and facilitate elective abortions. During the recent health care reform debate, the President and congressional leadership assured us that they agree it is not.”
The Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (Galveston-Houston) wrote this letter to the US Senators.