The Catholic bishops of the United States have designated January 22 as a special day of prayer and penance in reparation for the massive killing that resulted from the now overturned Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision. The decision, reversed by the Supreme Court in June, 2022, had been in effect since January 22, 1973 and had prevented the people and their lawmakers from protecting babies in the womb up to viability.
Over 65 and a half million unborn babies were killed as a result, and countless moms, dads and other family members wounded.
Therefore, we at Priests for Life invite you to pray this Novena that starts on January 14 and concludes on the 22nd. We invite you to say the prayer below each of those days, and to let us know through this form that you have committed to say it.
Prayer of Reparation for the Victims of Abortion
God and Father of Life,
You have created every human person,
And have opened the way for each to have eternal life.
We live in the shadow of death.
Over 65 and a half million of your children were killed
Thanks to the Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
We thank you, Father, that Roe has been reversed.
We ask that you continue to have mercy on us.
Heal our land
And accept our offering of prayer and penance.
In your love for us,
Turn back the scourge of abortion.
May each of us exult in hearts full of hope
And hands full of mercy
And work together to build a culture of life.
We pray through Christ our Lord. Amen.