"I would now like to say a special word to women who have had an abortion. The Church is aware of the many factors which may have influenced your decision, and she does not doubt that in many cases it was a painful and even shattering decision. The wound in your heart may not yet have healed. Certainly what happened was and remains terribly wrong. But do not give into discouragement and do not lose hope. ...give yourself over with humility and trust to repentance.The Father of mercies is ready to give you His forgiveness and His peace in the Sacrament of Reconciliation..." ~
Pope John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, #69
A Touch of Mercy is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing.
A Touch of Mercy can help you find your inner voice. It can help you experience God's love and compassion on a profound level. It creates a place where men and women can share, often for the first time, their deepest feelings about abortion. You are allowed to dismantle troubling secrets in an environment of emotional and spiritual safety.
**please note that there are 2 separate healing weekends one focused on post-abortion healing, and another on healing abuses, wounds, and other losses.
"Contraception is contrary to the law of God. Pope Paul VI, in Humanae Vitae, prophetically identified consequences that would come about as a result of an acceptance of contraception.
These included: marital infidelity, a lessening of moral standards, a loss of respect for women and their dignity, governments limiting the number of births allowed, less personal responsibility toward others, more selfish individualism, harm to the family, and growth in a materialistic approach to life. Some commonly accepted types of contraception are abortifacients." ~ Humanae Vitae, nos. 8, 17 Familiaris Consortio, nos. 89-90
Contraception & Sterilization: A Touch of Mercy is therapy for the soul. Participants, who have been trapped in anger toward themselves or others, experience forgiveness. A Touch of Mercy also ministers and heals wounds of those who are suffering from the deceptive mentality of contraception and the hurt and remorse of sterilization. Peace is found. Lives are restored. Mercy is Abundant! A sense of hope and meaning for the future is finally re-discovered.
*please note that there are 2 separate healing weekends one focused on post-abortion healing, and another on healing abuses, wounds, and other losses.
If you or someone you love is suffering from an abortion, or struggling and torn due to contraception or sterilization, please contact our office.
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Rachel's Vineyard Retreat - To be announced
"I have finally accepted the forgiveness the Lord has been trying to give me." R.V. Participant
Rachel's Vineyard Retreat is for both men and women seeking hope and healing after abortion. The next retreat dates to be announced.
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