Here we are and already it is 2014, Happy New Year! Archbishop Sheen said, “Each new year is actually a testing and proving ground for eternity, a kind of novitiate in which we say "aye" or "nay" to our eternal destiny, a season of plenty from which we shall later on reap either wheat or weeds.” What wonderful words to reflect upon as we enter into the New Year. I write you today however because January is “Pro-Life month”.
Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen, encouraged people to spiritually adopt an unborn child, and thereby combat the abortion mentality and general anti-life sentiment in our world today. It is said that although the identity of the child you pray for will be unknown to you during your earthly life, there is every hope that you will be untied with that child forever in Heaven. Archbishop Fulton Sheen wrote the following daily prayer to spiritually adopt an unborn child and we ask that you join us in prayer throughout January.
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, I love you very much. I beg you to spare the life of the unborn child that I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion. Amen.
Sincerely Yours in Christ,
Msgr. Stanley Deptula