Pro-Life & Family Quotes"Since everything is interrelated, concern for the protection of nature is also incompatible with the justification of abortion. How can we genuinely teach the importance of concern for other vulnerable beings, however troublesome or inconvenient they may be, if we fail to protect a human embryo, even when its presence is uncomfortable and creates difficulties?"
Laudato Si', #120
Welcoming the Least...
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.
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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 here. 2013 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.
Celebrating the Family
On Sunday, more than 100 people gathered in Auckland for an afternoon to celebrate and pray for the family. The event was organised by Family Life International NZ to recognise the importance of the natural family as a vital cell in society, which must be protected, celebrated and nurtured. Read more...
David Seymour's End of Life Choice Bill
David Seymour, the sole MP for the political party ACT, submitted a new "End of Life Choice" Member's Bill to Parliament on Wednesday. The submission was not a surprise as he had announced earlier this year, after the high profile High Court case of Lecretia Seales, that this was a project he was working on. Read more...
The value of accepting suffering
One of the most inspirational people I have ever met came in the form of a very fragile woman, Alison Davis. What a grace and wonderful moment to meet her and her devoted caregiver of more than twenty years, Colin Harte. Motivational speakers and leaders of all manner and kind can speak eloquent words and bring societal change about through their social and verbal skills. BUT this lady, reached to the very soul of my being. Read more...Whom do they serve?
It appears to be generally understood by the public that aborted foetal cells are absolutely necessary for research. There is a benefit to taking the life of a child - all for the greater good we are told. "Similar to organ donation" would be a comparable explanation to justify and placate the curious. But is this really the case; that using the cells, tissue and body parts of an unborn child is advantageous to medical research? Read more...
The dignity of the human person, abortion... and us
The ongoing scandal in the United States over Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby organs has caused many to sit up and take notice to the tragedy of abortion. Five US States have defunded Planned Parenthood in the wake of this scandal. People are now questioning whether they can really say they are "pro-choice" after seeing the reality of the abortion industry, and the harsh truth that abortion kills a human being - a child. Read more...
Planned Parenthood expose must call us to act
The recent expose of Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider selling baby arts reinforces what many in the pro-life field have been saying for a long time. Abortion has nothing to do with "rights"; it is driven by profit. Read more...
Building a culture of life with love
Imagine a culture where every human life was respected from his or her natural conception until their natural end. Imagine how it would be if the natural family was upheld as the essential element of a stable society and the best protector of children. Imagine the day when every person works in unity for the common good. Today, in the name of freedom, so many are working against life, faith and family, and the culture of life that we work for seems so difficult to attain. Read more...
Celebrating the Annunciation and 20 years of Evangelium Vitae
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For more information please see our Events page.
Pre Teen Programme:
|Wednesday 16th December||
Auckland Christmas Party12:00pm
John Paul II Centre for Life
569 Richardson Road • Mt Roskill • Auckland
All are welcome to join the team, mothers and babies in celebrating the past year. The afternoon begins with Holy Mass in our Chapel of the Annunciation.
For more information please phone 09 629 4361
|Tuesday 9th February 2016||
Opening Mass - 40 Days for Life7:00pm
Join Bishop Patrick Dunn in the celebration of Holy Mass as we prepare to begin our third 40 Days for Life vigil outside AMAC. Pancakes and fellowship following Mass.
For more information please phone Mark 09 629 4361
|Wednesday 10th February to Sunday 20th March 2016||
40 Days for Life