We want to wish all of you a very Happy Easter! May the joy of the resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ stay with us in each and every day and in each and every moment that comes our way in the days and years ahead. The resurrection of Jesus from the dead provides hope in all situations because all pain, sorrow, and disappointment eventually come to an end, but the joy of Heaven lasts forever.
I want to start with an apology. I am sorry for any inconvenience or difficulty that occurred because of the necessity of changing our venue for the Walk for Life in January at the last moment. I am truly sorry. We were a little late in securing the permit for our event, and by the time we applied, the old courthouse had already been reserved. Some of our group feel that it worked out for the best because many were exposed to our pro-life message as they walked past our event on their way to theirs. We hope so. We pray that those who are in favor of abortion will have a change of heart and mind, and recognize the sanctity of life, all life… that life is to be protected and not destroyed… and that all lives matter!
We are excited about our upcoming Spring Banquet which will be held on Friday, May 11th at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Our speaker this year will be Father Stephen Imbarrato from Priests for Life. Many of you may be familiar with him from his appearances on EWTN- the Eternal Word Television Network. Ticket are 20 dollars and student tickets are 10 dollars. Why not consider reserving a table for eight people for 150 dollars? We are also looking for sponsors for the banquet.
Upcoming events: Please plan on attending the Life Chain on the first Sunday in October which will be the 7th this year.
We’d like to leave you with this quote from Father Imbarrato who will be our speaker this year:
The issue of thousands of babies dying in our country every single day is the one issue that we need to get right and if we do, all the other issues will start falling into place. Over a hundred twenty thousand babies die from abortion each day worldwide. This is such a river of blood, such an affront against God, the author of life, that there can really be no issue more important or demanding greater or immediate attention…We need to be mindful of the poor, and many other social issues but the fact remains that abortion is the pre-eminent and defining issue of our day and supersedes all other issues.
We thank you for your continued support of Mesa County Right to Life, both in prayer and with your generous donations. God bless you and thank you for standing up for life!
Anna Neam, Vice President Carl Malito, President
Phone: (720) 938-8002 Phone: (970) 243-9871