“Save the Babies and the Whales” or being Pro Pan-Life

This is not meant to be a seasonal posting.  It has nothing to do with the “Happy Holidays”  But, this posting is written in the last half of December, 2015.  The Advent, or Nativity Fast, is in its final days.  During Advent, Christians of liturgical and sacramental traditions are preparing for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.  The Nicene Creed informs us:  “…who for us and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and made man…”  The Creator of life was made manifest in the form of a baby.  Christ came to give us life — new, redeemed life.  He is the Giver of light and life and in this coming season I pray we extend our Lord’s light and life to all and all things.  I pray we become advocates of life. Read the rest of this entry »