St. Patrick's Online Bulletin
The Gift of Life08-18-2019Peggy Soviero
In this week’s pastor’s column, Peggy Soviero, our Director of Religious Formation for Levels 5-8, shares the story of a young mother and her now grown son who were assisted by our LifeNet program. It is an excellent follow up to Fr. George’s column two weeks ago about making judgments.
“All good works take place when we are open to hear where God calls us, accept his challenge and put it into action.” Twenty-three years ago, I had the opportunity, with the help of the pro-life coordinator here at St. Patrick’s, to put God’s challenge into action by forming a program called “LifeNet.” This program was established to assist and support young girls and their families experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. LifeNet seeks to reveal that there are alternatives to abortion and that the volunteers of LifeNet stand strong and ready to help them bring life to its term. We, in LifeNet, continue to “be there” for those who need us.READ MORE