Pro-Life & Family Quotes

"Abortion can never be safe.  Any procedure where "success" means the killing of another human being can certainly not be safe."
Abby Johnson
Facebook, 17 November 2014

More quotes.

LARCs

Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) are the trendy new birth control.  But are they good for women?  Do they cause abortions?  What kind of side effects do they have?  What alternatives are there for postponing pregnancy?  Find out more about Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives here.

Also available a brochure What you need to know about the Morning After Pill.



Family Life Magazine

Have you seen the latest issue of Family Life?  Jam packed with real life stories, important articles on current life and family issues and details of not to be missed events!  Please take the time to read and share as widely as you can.  Click here for a web version.
Back issues of Family Life can be found here.

Next Generation

The youth of today are the next generation of pro-life leaders in New Zealand, taking up the challenge to proclaim the Gospel of Life to their peers.  Our Next Generation programme equips young people to be effective pro-life leaders NOW! Find out more about Next Generation and how you can be involved in building a culture of life in New Zealand by visiting our youth pages.

Download our FREE prayer booklet for youth "Seeking God:  Prayers for youth for every day".  

Abortion Update

Abortion impacts not only the mother and her unborn child, but also on her family and wider community.  At FLI we attempt to be there for women in their greatest hour of need.  We also provide paths to healing after abortion.  Visit pregnantandworried.org.nz or phone our Option Line:  0800 367 5433.  View latest New Zealand abortion statistics and the 2014 Abortion Supervisory Committee Report here2013 abortion figures 14,073.

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 Family Life International NZ is a Catholic pro-life, pro-family organisation which has John Paul II Centres for Life in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin.  We provide practical help to women and girls facing an unplanned pregnancy, free pregnancy tests and pregnancy counseling.  Family Life International also offers post-abortion healing through Project Rachel.  We educate on all the life issues from conception through to natural death including topics such as contraception, abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, sex education, eugenics, prenatal testing, IVF, marriage and re-defined marriage.

A Culture of Life Blog  

Claire Culwell:  My very personal story of life
Claire Culwell's powerful story is a reminder that every human life from the moment of conception is precious and how abortion has a devastating effect on not just the child, not just the mother, but on so many people, including future generations.  Read more...

Father Shenan Boquet:  Speaking a language of life and family  Over the weeks of April 9th to 24th, it was our privilege to host Father Shenan Boquet, the President of Human Life International.  While here in New Zealand, Father Boquet gave a number of talks throughout the country.  The first of these was "Speaking a Language of Life and Family" .  Read more...

Fr Clovis:  The Francis Effect
Recently, Father Linus Clovis, our Spiritual Director, addressed the pro-life and pro-family leaders gathered for the Rome Life Forum.  His talk was entitled "The Francis Effect".  Read more...

Welcoming the least in the world's eyes and the most precious in God's
Recently, Dame Colleen Bayer, the Founder and National Director of Family Life International NZ, gave a presentation "Welcoming the least in the world's eyes and the most precious in God's,"  at the Auckland Eucharistic Convention.  In her powerful talk, Colleen shared stories of welcoming all people, especially unborn children, who have disabilities - including those whose lives may be very short.  Read more...

Created for Joy
Marriage and family life are punctuated with times of great happiness and joy, such as the wedding day and the birth of a child.  Also known to family life are times of great sadness as daily struggles, illness and death are contended with.  These times of joy and sadness help us to see the dignity of each person as we learn to really love by putting aside our selfish desires, and reaching out as gift and service to those around us.  Read more...

Celebrating the Annunciation and 20 years of Evangelium Vitae
Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord.  May it be done to me according to your word."  Luke 1:38  These words of great trust in God, and self-giving, were those of Mary as the Angel Gabriel came to her, and announced the conception of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.  Today we, in the Catholic Church, celebrate that moment.  A moment where Mary put aside all her fear and her wondering and offered herself totally to the will of God and to the gift of life.  Read more...



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