Wednesday, January 20, 2010
The team from Live Action took to the streets of San Jose in July to exercise a bit of pro life logic at a local music festival. What they found (and what most of us have experienced) is that most people have never really thought through their stance on abortion. What an opportunity we (could) have to witness to the culture of life and the dignity of the human person (if only we took it).
With a few guiding principles, the Live Action team reasoned their way through the pro abortion distortion:
1. It is wrong to take the life of an innocent human being.
2. Abortion takes the life of an innocent human being. (Which is scientific fact, not opinion).
Abortion is wrong.
Watch this 2 minute interview to see how using these simple steps can actually illuminate the truth to a receptive heart. At the end of this conversation, one more person was converted to the pro-life cause.
Every person is an opportunity to evangelize. Certainly some are more receptive than others, but in times like these, we have to do our best to convert the hearts of those who arewilling. How can we not testify to the beauty and truth of life?
Are you ready to stand for life? Be solid in Truth.
Posted by Ashley McGlone at 12:09 PM
Monday, January 18, 2010
50 Million have died since 1973 through legalized abortion in the United States. Convenience has triumphed over personhood and human dignity.
Adopt a life (that was not allowed to live) into your family. Give an aborted child your last name. Add their name to the silent holocaust memorial wall. Support personhood.
Be a voice for the voiceless.
Refuse to be silent, for the time for complacency has passed.
Posted by Ashley McGlone at 3:04 PM
Sunday, January 17, 2010
The schedule of events for OLOP|YA has been set throughout both January and February. We have great guest speakers, awesome topics, amazing events, and a ton of activities throughout both months.
- Walk for Life in Oakland
- Walk for Life in San Francisco
- Sisters of Life Testimony at OLOP
- Pro-Life Philosophy and Tactics
- Discernment of Spirits
- Sidewalk Counseling & Prayer at Abortion Mill
The sidebar has our schedule, details, maps, and directions. Check it out and join us!
The time for complacency has passed. It's time to be the salt and the light we were called to be.
Posted by Ashley McGlone at 11:45 AM
Friday, January 15, 2010
OLOP|YA is excited to announce that the Sunday following the Walk for Life in San Francisco (Sunday, January 24) the Sisters of Life will be with us at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Santa Clara.
Sunday, January 24th at 6:30 p.m. the Sisters of Life (from New York) will share with us the meaning of their charism: "To protect and enhance the dignity of human life."
Join us in listening to them talk about the dignity of human life, share how they spend their days ministering to pregnant women, and hear the stories of the graces they have received through the women they have served, as Religious Sisters on the front lines of the Pro-Life cause.
It's going to be a great way to spend the day after the Walk for Life!
Posted by Ashley McGlone at 10:52 AM
Monday, January 11, 2010
January is the month for Life.
OLOP|YA has a schedule that is packed full of activities to stand for those who are voiceless, and to defend those who are defenseless: The Unborn.
I hope you can join us for one, if not all, of the events, below.
If not now, then when ...
... and if not this, then what ...
will you stand for?
The time for complacency has passed.
Title: Salt & Light Prayer at Abortion Mill
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: San Jose Planned Parenthood on the Alameda
Title: OLOPYA Meeting
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Topic: "God Thinks, Therefore I Am." Why Catholics Should Care About Philosophy
Location: Our Lady of Peace, Rm 1201 (Family Learning Center)
Santa Clara, CA
Title: Friday Oakland Walk for Life "Standing Up 4Life" with Rev. Walter Hoye
Title: Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco
Posted by Ashley McGlone at 10:24 AM