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Theresa Bonopartis
New York
Co Developer of entering Canaan inistry and author of :A Journey to Healing Through Divine Mercy", a book of meditations dealing with specific post abortion issues.
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Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mercy Himself, We praise you for the gift of your forgiveness and your great love for us. Help us always to be grateful for your life in us, even when we cannot feel it. May we... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Reclaiming Our Children
So, last night I saw a post on face book by a Catholic saying all women who have abortions should get the death penalty. A statement like this is disturbing on so many levels, but mostly in thinking that those... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Reclaiming Our Children
Reblog (0) The Canaanite Woman “To us proud as we are, the response of Jesus could have closed us totally to Him. We would have been disposed to defend our honor at all costs. The Canaanite woman reacted in a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Reclaiming Our Children
We live in a very busy world. I feel I am often outside of myself catching up to where I think I should be. There just seems to be so many expectations, not only from others but those I place... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
We’re all familiar with the children’s story of “The Three Little Pigs”. They all thought that they were pretty self sufficient. After being sent out to seek their fortune by an old sow, they each went about the business of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Theresa Bonopartis, in her book A Journey Toward Healing, offers keen insight into the effects of abortion, the real struggle to find healing, and the hope that one can be healed, as well as reunited with their aborted children. As... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Psalm 103:17 But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children— Becoming a grandparent can be very painful for those who have aborted a child. As with many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Tuesday will be a very special day here in the Bronx, New York, as we celebrate in thanksgiving to God for the gift of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal who have been recognized as a religious institute of pontifical... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
I am looking forward to reading the memoir of Sanya Richards Ross, Chasing Grace: What the Quarter Mile Has Taught Me About God and Life . Sanya is a five time Medalist, who shares in her book her decision to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
"The Holy Spirit will come to you, depending on the extent of your hunger for His presence and your yearning for His works in your heart." The Gift of Faith, pg. 163) It is hard to imagine the joy of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Fear of the Lord The gift of Fear of the Lord helps us to know our dependence on God and His great love f r us. In our human pride we often do not want to be dependent on anyone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Piety The gift of piety allows us to love God. Most times we were living very far from His will and true love for Him when we had an abortion. Piety helps us to be faithful to God and others... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Knowledge The gift of knowledge helps us to know God’s will in our life. Very often we want healing “now” or we are determined to do things that may not be God’s will for us. May we always seek God’s... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Fortitude Fortitude or the gift of courage enables us to speak the truth whether it is in a public or private setting. It helps us see the truth of experience of abortion and the suffering we endure through the gift... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Counsel Many people do not want to seek post abortion healing because they are ashamed and fearful of what others may think. Counsel allows us to seek help from others, whether it is in the Sacrament of Confession, through a... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Understanding Understanding help s us to know our faith on a personal level. As we grow in understanding we are able listen more clearly, see the life of Jesus and grow in relationship with Him thus providing the help we... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Wisdom Wisdom enables us to see life from God’s perspective. From a purely human point of view so much of what we experience may not make sense we focus on the material things of the world instead of looking at... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
…The wound in your heart may not yet have healed. Certainly what happened was and remains terribly wrong. But do not give in to discouragement and do not lose hope. Try rather to understand what happened and face it honestly…”... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
Just back from vacation and looking forward today to escape from catching up for a little while, to attend the ordination to the Diaconate of Br. Pierre Toussaint Guiteau, C.F.R., Br. Angelus Immaculata Montgomery, C.F.R., Br. Francesco Mary Gavazzi, C.F.R.,... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
My family has a generation-spanning commitment to social justice. My grandmother was a leader of the American Civil Rights Congress and an early champion of the rights of Black Americans. Her friend, Paul Robeson, toured on behalf of the Congress... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
I’ve often heard people speak about the torment of losing a child. The indescribable feelings of loss and grief. The birthdays not celebrated, the graduations, weddings, the hugs, laughs and tears shared But, there is an added torment for some... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
You can tell a lot about a person by the people they hang around with. Someone, I forgot who, once said, “Show me a man’s friends and I will show you the man.” Who are Jesus’ friends? When we read... Continue reading
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Posted May 14, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
“I saw that ultrasound of my baby, my child, and it came down on me like a ton of bricks that I had murdered my first child. And I will carry that with me to my grave. It should not... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children
A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure. A faithful friend is beyond price, no sum can balance his worth. A faithful friend is a life-saving remedy, such as he who fears God finds;... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Reclaiming Our Children