The culture of life we seek is built on a foundation of prayer. The Holy Hour of Mercy is a resource that guides you through an hour of praying for life and an end to the death penalty. Prayers in this hour include the St. Michael Prayer, The Divine Mercy Chaplet, and a Litany for Life. This guided holy hour can be used to lead a group in a prayer service for and an end to the Death Penalty or can be used by an individual during a personal holy hour.
Part 1: Criminal Justice System Bishop Frank J. Dewane opens the day in prayer. Then Trudy Conway, one of Redemption and Restoration's editors, shares stories from the development of the text and invite us into a journey through each of the three major sections of the book. CMN Executive Director, Karen Clifton moderates a discussion on the criminal justice system, talking with Tim Wolfe and Janine Geske.
This October, the Catholic Church across the United States will observe Respect Life Month. This is a time when we are invited to renew our dedication to lifting up the inherent, God-given dignity of all human life. CMN has been hard at work preparing new and exciting materials to assist you in your advocacy to build a culture of life and end the use of the death penalty.