Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Daughters of Jerusalem

"Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not over me; but weep for yourselves and for your children." (Luke 23:28)

It has occurred to me more and more how many walking wounded there are in our society and in our Church. I am only beginning to comprehend the level of despair and infinite pain that lives in the hearts of an unimaginable number of women whose children were victims of abortion. Many were coerced into making such a "choice." Furthermore, abortion is not just something that happens to a mother and her child; it happens to the entire extended family, whether they are aware of the abortion or not. For Holy Week, as we explore the abyss of suffering, remorse, and redemptive love, here are some sites that offer healing and reconciliation not only to mothers of dead babies but to the fathers and grandparents as well.

Psychiatrists are finally admitting that abortion can have adverse effects on women's mental health. (Via NOR) Share