August 10, 2009
Dear Missionary of the Gospel of Life:
I pray this letter finds
you assured of Christ's Victory.
The following are some good opportunities
to strengthen our faith and community as Missionaries of the
Gospel of Life.
- From August 7 to August 15, Priests for Life invites you to
pray the Novena in honor of the Assumption of the Blessed
This prayer, written by Fr. Pavone, is theologically sound,
eloquent and lifts our entire being heavenward.
- Please unite with the body of Christ by joining our "Pray to
End Abortion" cause on Facebook at
To honor the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Feast of the
Assumption, we have set the goal to grow this cause to 100,000
members by August 15 to allow the Lord's will to work in us
through her ongoing intercession. The Missionaries of the
Gospel of Life also have a strong presence on Facebook. Become
a fan of the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life by visiting
- Our next
Missionary Life Cell Teleconference is scheduled
Thursday September 10, 2009, 9:00 P.M. Eastern
Time. These gatherings have been a blessed time of prayer,
study and witness, and your participation in this
International Life Cell Conference will help
assure another special time.
You will be receiving registration
information for this gathering in the near future.
- Clarification of MEV forms used in the
- Registration Form,
This is the initial form to be completed by the inquirer
interested in the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life. After
being registered for 10 months and participating in the
formation process, the individual may then complete the
The Assessment form may be completed and mailed anytime from
10 months of formation on. This form may be used as a
guideline for formation as soon as one registers (see above),
but is to be returned to the MEV office only after ten months
from the date of registration.
is mailed (by PFL/MEV) to the parish priest noted on the
completed Assessment Form. The recommendation is mailed to the
priest after the assessment form has been received and
approved by MEV leadership. Once the recommendation form is
returned to MEV leadership by the recommending priest,
arrangements may then be made for the Promise Ceremony.
- National Promise
Ceremony with Fr. Pavone: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 6:30 or
7:00 P.M.(will confirm) - EWTN Chapel, Irondale, Alabama.
Please let us know if you are interested in
making your promises or supporting those who will.
In the Victory that is ours through Our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
Jim Pinto, Jr. M.E.V.
Pastoral Associate: Priests for Life
National Coordinator: Missionaries of the Gospel of Life-Lay