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Dear Missionary of the Gospel of Life,
On behalf of Fr. Frank and the entire Priests for Life/MEV
staff, Sue Turner and I pray a blessed conclusion to your
Advent, a tender welcoming of Jesus at Christmas and a
life-filled New Year!
Let’s unite in these closing days of
Advent in Fr. Frank’s Advent Prayer:
Prayer for Advent
God of Life,
We rejoice in the
promise of your coming.
You have sent your Son, born in
He is the Prince of Peace, and
The one in
whose name all oppression shall cease.
May we welcome his coming each day
And prepare for his coming at the end of time.
build a culture that welcomes him
By welcoming every
child, born and unborn.
We pray through the same Christ our Lord.
Make plans to participate in the
following ceremony opportunities, be looking for future
dates we will provide and consider having your own
Priest conduct an MEV
ceremony. These Ceremony dates provide a golden opportunity
for those who need to complete their Assessment Form
and make Promises,
The gatherings also provide an intentional time and place for
all Missionaries - Professed, candidates for Profession and
those in Formation - to gather for worship and fellowship.
Several of these dates are national events where
Missionaries throughout the United States can gather with Fr.
Frank who will conduct the Promise Ceremonies!
Note that it is only necessary to attend the specific date
(specific times will be confirmed) of the Ceremony and not the
Please review Ceremony dates,
events and locations below, and let us know if you would like
to make your promises (contact us today) or simply join in the
fellowship. Recognize that your Assessment Form should be
returned at least 2 months prior to the date you
wish to make your Promises.
Fr. Pavone will personally conduct the following
ceremonies and is inviting your participation. The
exact times and
dates will be forthcoming; this gives you an
approximate idea for planning purposes.
The key at this point
is that you let us know of your interest and your intention to
make your Promises.
Jan. 29 - Mass will be at St
Patrick Catholic Church, 9:00 AM, 1807 Poplar St., Terre
Haute, Indiana 47803
Feb. 3 - Yorba Linda, California
92867, around 5:00 PM
Feb 4-7 - Legatus, Orange,
California, MEV/Legatus members only.
April 5-11 - EWTN
Chapel, Irondale, Alabama
April 12-16 - EWTN Chapel,
May 18-20 - Heartbeat Conference,
Orlando, FL -
June 2-4 - Catholic Media Convention, New Orleans, LA
June 23-27 - National Right to Life Convention,
Pittsburgh, PA -
July 10 - York, Pennsylvania (Site and Celebrant TBA)
September 11-17 - EWTN Chapel, Irondale, AL
contact me today if there is any possibility you would like to
join Fr. Frank and the other Missionaries at any of these
ceremonies. The staff and I look forward to assisting you in
preparing to make your Promises. Remember that you need to
complete your Assessment Form at
and return it to the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life, at
least two months prior to the date of your Promise Ceremony.
We need to hear from you today!
And now a note from Fr. Frank Pavone:
Dear Missionaries of the Gospel of Life:
would like to ask your help in distributing new, powerful
pro-life signs at the upcoming March for Life in Washington,
DC and the Walk for Life in San Francisco, CA.
The Silent No More Awareness Campaign has produced a
two-sided sign that reads, “Women Do Regret Abortion” on one
side and “Men Regret Lost Fatherhood” on the second side.
Please email us at
email@example.com if you can help.
I also encourage you to order the signs for yourself
for any other pro-life events you will be attending.
They are free of charge and can be ordered at
The deadline for
ordering is January 6th.
We also need a few volunteers to help at the 16th
Annual National Clergy Conference for the Preborn and their
Mothers and Fathers on Friday, January 22,
from 8:30-10:15am at
the Capitol Visitors Center, Congressional Auditorium,
Christa@priestsforlife.org if you can help.
Again, we bless you this Advent,
Christmas and into the New Year!
United with you in the promotion of Jesus
and His Gospel of Life.
Jim Pinto, M.E.V.
National Coordinator of the
Missionaries of the Gospel of Life
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