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(LifeSiteNews) – Do you want to end the tragedy of child sacrifice and abortion in your land? What would you say if we told you this has already happened twice in history? A new prayer crusade is being launched, on the feast of the Annunciation, with the express aim of bringing an end to abortion.

Since 1967, the scourge of mass abortion has been attempting to destroy the fabric of our world. We need to bring back the souls of the nations through a Crusade of 2 Pillars that will crush the head of the serpent.

On May 30, 1862, Don Bosco had a dream of 2 pillars. One was surmounted by a statue of the Immaculate Virgin at whose feet a large inscription read: “Auxilium Christianorum” (‘Help of Christians’). The other, far loftier and sturdier, supported a Host of proportionate size, and bore beneath it the inscription: “Salus credentium” (‘Salvation of believers’). These are the pillars of safety and salvation for the Church.

What about the first Pillar – The most Blessed Sacrament?

A prayer crusade took place in Poland in 1980-1993 which reduced the number of abortions from hundreds of thousands a year in 1970 to under 800 in 1993. A certain Antoni Zieba, an engineer at the University of Technology in Building Mechanics Institute in Cracow, spent over 30 years in work of defending life of unborn children.

He travelled to Vienna in 1979 and visited the Catholic Church of Christ the King, where he saw a picture of aborted babies in late stages in the medical bin. What a terrible shock it was! Then another blow to his conscience came when he saw a brochure, left by an anonymous person on his desk at work, indicating the then current abortion rate in Poland: 1 million babies killed in the womb every single year! Antoni immediately enlisted the help of a friend, Adam Kisiel, in his pro-life endeavours.

Yet Communism and censorship reigned in Poland. It was illegal to print more than 10 copies of any document without permission of special office. Doctors and nurses were losing their jobs if they refused to participate in abortion, and those who spoke against abortion were persecuted. The 1st question pregnant women were asked by doctors was: Are you giving birth or will you terminate the pregnancy? The Communist regime propagated abortion and discussion about it in public sphere was prohibited.

Mr. Antoni Zieba visited Pope John Paul II 63 times testifying that Pope prayed for protection of life all the time. Antoni and Adam, both inspired by the Pope’s words decided to have a prayer campaign. They established 2 aims:

  1. To awaken conscience of the Polish nation to the fact that life of every person from conception to natural death is sacred.
  2. To annul a pro-abortion bill that was imposed during the communist terror in 1958 and replace it with a pro-life bill which would protect the life of every conceived child, without exceptions.

In the dark of Communism with only a few lay people connected to the Institute Theology of Family and Metropolitan Curia in Cracow, the Prayer Crusade started on 12th of October 1980. In the first 3 months of the prayer 1,000 people prayed and committed to attend a Holy Mass every day and receive Body of Christ for intentions of Prayer Crusade.

Afterwards the plan of the prayer crusade changed as people were asked to pray to end abortion by saying a decade of the Rosary every day, along with attending Mass and receiving Holy Communion once a month during the week for period of one year. 100,000 people committed to it.

After 12 years of prayer God took pity on Polish nation. Abortion rates dropped to under 800 in 1993. On 7th of January 1993, Polish Parliament annulled the barbaric, pro-abortion bill and adopted a pro-life bill.

What about the second Pillar – The Blessed Virgin Mary?

On the 9th of December 1531, Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared at Tepeyac hill, in Mexico City. She came to give, show and exalt “The Only One True God through whom we live” and to crush the head of the serpent of “Child Sacrifice.”

The Mexican natives or Aztecs lived in a very structured and organised manner, and their religious practices were very disturbing and depraved. Prisoners of war would be offered in pagan sacrifice to pagan idols, their chests cut open and their hearts ripped out, in order to “feed” and “appease” the anger of their false gods, else their life cycle was in danger. For the Aztecs truly believed the sun may not rise the following day if they did not offer it human blood.

How was such a sophisticated society so evil? Sin obscures the consciousness of the human person, leading them to moral blindness and multiple more errors. Just like in our present age, although we may argue that we live in highly advanced/developed societies, we can’t ignore the many lives that have been lost through abortion, euthanasia and war crimes.

The Aztec Empire was incredibly advanced, complex and well organized. So, how did such a sophisticated society become so evil? Sin obscures the consciousness of the human person, leading to moral blindness and multiple errors. The Aztecs, in their blindness, were convinced to be doing the right thing. They genuinely wanted to please their ‘gods’ in order to praise them for the gift of life, sustenance, and success in war against their enemies. The same is true of our present age, for, although we may argue that we live in highly developed societies, we cannot ignore the innumerable lives that have been lost through abortion, euthanasia and war crimes.

It was the Lady who ended the Aztec child sacrifice. By 1541, just 10 years after her appearance to Juan Diego, a historian of the time wrote that 9 million people in Mexico had converted to Catholicism! In a non-bloody way, the people of an entire country were converted. They left behind their old gods and discovered the truth of the Incarnation.

What is the solution NOW to end abortion?

We do not have to reinvent the wheel. This is a “Spiritual Battle.” We have the solution already – the 2 Pillars of Jesus and Mary.

The start of our Crusade will be simple and strong. Mary’s Crusade for Life is beginning this Feast of the Annunciation with the first pillar – Jesus Christ in the Most Blessed Sacrament. The proposal is thus to receive Holy Communion for the intentions of the Crusade. Each person can add this intention to their normal intentions each and every time they receive Jesus Christ in Holy Communion.

The hope is to extend this Crusade Campaign consecrated to Mary, to 4 Geographical Areas – the U.K., under the mantle of Our Lady of Walsingham: Ireland under the mantle of Our Lady of Knock: as well as North, South and Central America under the mantle of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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PETITION UPDATE (3/7/22) - 

To his eternal shame, self-professed "Catholic" Joe Biden has done it again.

In the last 10 days, Biden directly acted to promote the evil of abortion. Twice.

And, to their shame, the bishops of the United States continue to tolerate this ongoing scandal as though it's business as usual.

But, let's not give up on our shepherds!

Please SIGN this petition and let's CONTACT our bishops again, and ask them to do the right thing (or, do something!), and excommunicate Joe Biden.

In the latest episode of this ongoing tragedy, Biden nominated abortion-friendly (and, Planned Parenthood supported) Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court.

Then, as if to underline his Supreme Court pick, Biden made the following statement promoting abortion during his State of the Union address:

"The constitutional right affirmed by Roe v. Wade — standing precedent for half a century — is under attack as never before. If you want to go forward — not backwards — we must protect access to health care. Preserve a woman’s right to choose..."

Of course, we know that making a decision to exclude public figures from Holy Communion is not easy. But, sometimes, this is the only way to make them understand the error of their ways, and to preserve the Church from serious scandal.

And now that Biden has left no doubt as to his intentions and actions - attempting to anchor the United States to the evil of abortion for generations to come - it is high time for the bishops to act to stop this grave scandal from continuing.

Public excommunication would be a suitable response for Biden's obstinate, public and grave sin of scandalously promoting abortion.

Please continue to SIGN and SHARE this important petition. Thank you!

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

'Biden announces Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Stephen Breyer on Supreme Court' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biden-announces-ketanji-brown-jackson-to-replace-stephen-breyer-on-supreme-court/

'Pro-life groups warn about Biden’s Supreme Court nominee' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/pro-life-groups-warn-about-bidens-supreme-court-nominee/

'These Republicans could help Biden install his far-left Supreme Court pick' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/these-republicans-could-help-biden-his-left-wing-supreme-court-pick/

'Biden reiterates support for Roe v. Wade, radical LGBT policies during State of the Union' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biden-again-vows-supports-for-roe-v-wade-radical-pro-lgbt-law/

'Biden says he won’t debate ‘theology’ when asked on Ash Wednesday why he supports abortion' - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biden-says-he-wont-debate-theology-when-asked-on-ash-wednesday-why-he-supports-abortion/

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PETITION UPDATE (9/3/21) - 

Following the US Supreme Court's decision to allow Texas' Heartbeat Law to go into effect, Joe Biden made the announcement that he would initiate a "whole-of-government" response against the new pro-life statute which could ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

This is yet another, outright confirmation of Biden's openly pro-abortion policies, policies which have the main objective of ensuring that women will continue to be able to kill their own children without impediment.

This anti-life, anti-Catholic stance needs to be urgently addressed and condemned by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

For the good of the Church, for the good of pre-born babies, for the good of the faithful, and, indeed, for his own good, Joe Biden needs to be publicly rebuked by the bishops and excommunicated until such time as he repents from his pro-abortion policies.

Please continue to SIGN and SHARE this petition, which asks the bishops of the United States to act in unison to exclude Joe Biden from Holy Communion for his scandalous promotion of abortion - the murder of the innocent.

After signing, please take a moment to CONTACT the offices of the USCCB to politely, but firmly, encourage the Conference to take the necessary steps to exclude from Holy Communion public officials who continue to show blatant disregard for innocent human life and the Church's teaching.

The USCCB's Office phone number is: 202.541.3000

Thank you!

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"No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon." - Matthew 6:24

In the lead-up to their meeting in mid-June, we call on the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to exclude Joe Biden and other “Catholic” politicians (like, Nancy Pelosi) from Holy Communion over their public, obstinate, and scandalous promotion of abortion.

Please SIGN and SHARE this petition which asks the USCCB to act to stop the abuse of the reception of the Holy Eucharist by politicians who promote the murder of innocent pre-born babies.

We know that making a decision to exclude public figures from Holy Communion is not easy. But, sometimes, this is the only way to make them understand the error of their ways, and to preserve the Church from serious scandal.

Indeed, Canon Law (Canon 915) declares that those who persist in manifest, grave sin should not be admitted to Holy Communion

Beyond that, at this point, public excommunication appears as the only suitable response for Biden's obstinate, public and grave sin of promoting abortion.

In doing so, we do not hold ourselves up as judges over Joe Biden's eternal soul, but we encourage the bishops to make known one of the consequences of public and obstinate support of abortion by our 'Catholic' politicians.

The fact is, in terms of the manifest, grave sin of abortion, Joe Biden is as bad as he said he would be before the election.

Therefore, it is cold comfort that the USCCB is only preparing to discuss this issue only now.

But even now, if the USCCB publicly excommunicate Biden for his pro-abortion stance (as well as other pro-abortion politicians), the Conference could reclaim some of the moral authority which they lost by their largely silent assent to Biden's candidacy.

Please SIGN and SHARE this petition, now.

Since Joe Biden was sworn-in on the 20th of January, he has wasted no time in signing orders and bills which facilitate the destruction of unborn human life.

  • In one executive order, Biden rescinded the Mexico City Policy prohibiting the federal government from spending taxpayer monies on abortion and the promotion of abortion.
  • Biden also signed (instead of vetoing) the COVID relief bill, which, for the first time in 44 years, contained funding for abortions in America, using taxpayer dollars.
  • Biden said that he wouldn't defend Hyde, and he hasn't.

And, if he and the Democratic Party get their way, a lot more of the same regarding abortion is on the way.

Strong action must be taken lest anyone, especially young people, be confused by the scandal of a "Catholic" in Biden's position aggressively promoting abortion, enabling the killing of innocent human beings.

American rank-and-file Catholics don't want any more compromise and equivocation from the Bishops Conference on this "pre-eminent" life-and-death issue.

We want clear action, not twenty more years of dithering and "dialoguing."

50 million babies have been lost to abortion in the U.S. since Roe!

So, we will NOT accept any more lives lost as a result of dithering and "dialoguing." [**Please see "Notes" below about how it has been reported that some senior U.S. clerics are trying to prevent this discussion from even taking place.]

And, we will especially NOT accept one life lost to abortion by politicians who claim the Catholic Faith, but who promote grave evil. God forbid!

With all due respect to these bishops, they diminish the Holy Eucharist and their high office, as well as cause grave scandal to the faithful, by not imposing public canonical penalties on a man who is promoting mass murder of the unborn against the constant teaching of the Church.

The bishops are now at a crossroads and must choose either God or mammon.

We call on them to choose God and choose Life!

And we also continue to encourage those brave, true and good bishops who have done well to warn Amercian Catholics about the perils to the unborn and the Faith resulting from Biden's promotion of abortion!

SIGN and SHARE this petition, which asks the bishops of the United States to act in unison to exclude Joe Biden from Holy Communion for his scandalous promotion of abortion - the murder of the innocent.

After signing, please take a moment to CONTACT the offices of the USCCB to politely, but firmly, encourage the Conference to take the necessary steps to exclude from Holy Communion public officials who continue to show blatant disregard for innocent human life and the Church's teaching.

The USCCB's Office phone number is: 202.541.3000

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Joe Biden: I support abortion ‘under any circumstance’ - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/joe-biden-i-support-abortion-under-any-circumstance

Biden administration has opened the way for ‘abortion by mail on a massive scale’ - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/biden-administration-unleashed-by

‘Catholic’ Biden marks Roe v. Wade anniversary with pledge to make abortion available for ‘everyone’ - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/catholic-biden-marks-roe-v-wade-anniversary-with-pledge-to-make-abortion-available-for-everyone

BREAKING: DC archbishop affirms he will give Holy Communion to pro-abortion Joe Biden - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/breaking-dc-archbishop-affirms-he-will-give-holy-communion-to-pro-abortion-joe-biden

Vatican puts brakes on US bishops confronting problem of pro-abortion Biden receiving Holy Communion - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/vatican-puts-brakes-on-us-bishops-confronting-problem-of-pro-abortion-biden-receiving-holy-communion

Abp. Aquila backs call for pro-abortion ‘Catholic’ Joe Biden to be denied Holy Communion - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/abp-aquila-backs-call-for-pro-abortion-catholic-joe-biden-to-be-denied-holy-communion

Cardinal Burke floats ‘excommunication’ for Biden over his ‘aggressive’ abortion promotion - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/cardinal-burke-floats-excommunication-for-biden-over-his-aggressive-promotion-of-abortion

Biden’s HHS is lying about Title X to push abortion - https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/bidens-hhs-is-lying-about-title-x-to-push-abortion

List of US bishops for and against denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians like Biden, Pelosi - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/list-of-us-bishops-for-and-against-denying-communion-to-pro-abortion-politicians-like-biden-pelosi

Notes about USCCB's June Meeting:

For nearly twenty years, the US bishops have been dithering about whether or not to excommunicate pro-abortion politicians by formally withholding Holy Communion from them.

Their indecision on this gravely scandalous matter is a scandal in itself, but one of the biggest obstacles has been internal opposition from senior U.S. bishops.

And, although the faces have changed in the last 20 years, their morally-and-intellectually-challenged arguments against excommunication have not changed.

Liberal bishops of the USCCB say that excommunicating Biden (for example) would divide the Church, divide the bishops, and would politicize the reception of Holy Communion.

Indeed, in the name of “unity,” it is reported that some senior U.S. clerics, including Cardinal Blase Cupich (Chicago), Cardinal Wilton Gregory (Washington, DC) and Cardinal O’Malley (Boston), have been working overtime to prevent any substantial discussion of so-called “Eucharist coherence” (that is, what qualifies as worthy reception of Holy Communion).

It is also reported that at least 57 other American bishops allegedly joined these Cardinals in a recent letter to the Head of the Bishops Conference, Archbishop Gomez of Los Angeles, to try to pressure him to drop the planned discussion at the full meeting of bishops in June.

And now, even the Vatican is getting involved, with the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith suggesting that even more “dialogue” is needed.

These same clerics may mistakenly believe that any attempt to suppress the objective connection between a politician’s promotion of abortion and his unworthy reception of Holy Communion will fool anyone.

But, it will not.

Rank-and-file Catholics are not stupid and can smell compromise a mile away, and we’ve had enough.

With all due respect to the Cardinal, bishops, and the Vatican…those who fail to act diminish the Holy Eucharist and their high office, as well as cause grave scandal to the faithful, by “dialoguing” with a man who is promoting mass murder of the unborn against the constant teaching of the Church.

Please SIGN and SHARE this urgent petition urging the bishops Conference to take action at their June meeting to exclude pro-abortion Joe Biden and other abortion-promoting “Catholic” politicians from Holy Communion.

**Photo Credit: Joshua Roberts / Getty Images

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What are the intentions?

For each area there will be a general intention for all geographical areas and a particular intention.

The general intention: To awaken the soul of our nation to recognise that the life of every human being is SACRED from conception to natural death, and for the institution of a new just law to protect every conceived child in the womb.

The particular intentions for each are are below:

  • The particular intention in the U.K: To end Do it yourself abortion “pills by post.”
  • The particular intention in Ireland: To re-install the 8th
  • The particular intention in North America: For the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
  • The particular intention in for Mexico/Argentina/Canada/France is to be decided.

How can I become a ‘Crusader for Life’?

  • Register on the new website.
  • Learn the intentions of the Crusade.
  • Add the intention each time you receive Jesus Christ.
  • Try to receive Holy Communion as a “Child” consecrated to Mary, so that your communion will be “Magnified” 100-fold.
  • Tell your friends to be a “Crusader for Mary” to end abortion.

When can we start offering our Holy Communions?

“Mary’s Crusade for Life” will launch on the Solemnity of the Annunciation 25th March 2022. There will be a counter on the Website for each Country to track the number of Crusaders. Why not download the Poster on the website also for your Parish Notice Board or to encourage your friends to be Crusaders.

The Lord loved us so much that He chose to become one of us, to take on our humanity so completely that he “became flesh,” as utterly weak and dependent as any human infant is. God became “like us in all things except sin” at the moment of His conception in Mary’s womb, not at some later time. The Feast of the Annunciation is a celebration of the actual Incarnation of Jesus Christ and life Itself. Mary says yes to “the way, the truth and the life,” Jesus Christ.

Conclusion

Holy Communion is a great gift from Jesus, a priceless treasure. One Holy Communion, with the right dispositions says Father Faber, is enough to make a saint.

Fr. Faber says: “No one can tell how much grace lies in a single Sacrament. In a single communion lies all grace; for in it is the Author and Fountain of all grace….” How simple yet all-powerful it is to receive the Lord of Hosts daily with the heart of His Mother.

Join this pro-life crusade to become a “Crusader for Mary,” and you can move the mountain of abortion into oblivion.

We end with the prayer of Pius X, June 3, 1905 on the Pious Custom of Daily Holy Communion:

O sweetest Jesus, Thou who camest into the world to give all souls the life of Thy grace, and who, to preserve and nourish it in them, hast willed to be at one the daily cure of their daily infirmities and their daily sustenance; we humbly beseech Thee, by Thy Heart all on fire with love for us, to pour forth upon them all Thy Divine Spirit, so that those who are unhappy in mortal sin, may turn to Thee and regain the life of grace which they have lost, and those who, through Thy gift, are already living this Divine life, may draw near daily, when they can, to Thy sacred table, whence, by means of daily Communion, they may receive daily the antidote of their daily venial sins, and may every day foster within themselves the life of grace; and being thus ever more and more purified, may come at last to the possession of that eternal life which is happiness with thee. Amen.

Mary’s Crusade for LIFE is a campaign organized by the Marian Franciscans. The Marian Franciscans would like to thank Our Lady for the original inspiration of this Holy Initiative given to a great Pro-Life Polish Warrior Justyna Pasek.

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