Priests for Life - Testimonies
Mothers Whose Babies Were Killed by Abortion

Fathers Whose Babies Were Killed by Abortion

Former Abortion Providers

Women Who Chose Life

Mothers of Large Families


Abortion Survivors

Children conceived through rape

Stories of pro-life commitment
America Will Not Reject Abortion Until America
Sees Abortion

Prayer Campaign

Join our Facebook Cause
"Pray to End Abortion"

Take Action

Social Networking

Rachel's Vineyard,
A Ministry of Priests For Life

Silent No More Awareness Campaign, A Project
of Priests For Life

Clergy Resources



Shame and Isolation
I had an abortion in 2010. I had just moved out of state for my work and found out I was pregnant by the guy I had been in a relationship with for only a few months.

We decided together that it was not the right time for us to have a baby, so, at 4 weeks pregnant, I had an abortion using the RU-486 pill. I had to drive to a different state to have the abortion, and I went alone.

While at the clinic I was scared and nervous. I was confident that I wanted an abortion, but no one really tried to help me consider other options. I took the abortion pill at home, alone, and it was the most painful and scary event I have ever experienced.

Immediately after the abortion I felt lost. I felt regret. I felt alone. I broke up with my boyfriend because of it. I just wanted to forget that it ever happened. I didn't want anyone to know. I felt guilty and ashamed.

I didn't know God prior to the abortion. In the end I discovered God and became a Christian. I struggled with forgiveness. I felt I had done the ultimate sin. How could I be forgiven? Over time I was able to forgive myself because of God's love and forgiveness. Years later, I am ready to take action and help others who have suffered like I did following an abortion. Post abortion women need love and forgiveness, not shame and isolation. Therefore, I will be silent no more.


Priests for Life
PO Box 141172 • Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel. 888-735-3448, (718) 980-4400 • Fax 718-980-6515