Posted on February 02, 2016 2:06 PM

2016 Assembly for Life

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Featured speakers included: 
 
Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III is the pastor of the Azusa Christian Community, and is a widely published writer, diligent community activist, a renowned worldwide speaker, and is a very well-know social activists in Boston.
 
Bishop Arthur Kennedy is the Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelization of the Archdiocese of Boston and a strong advocate for the pro-life movement.
 
Don Feder, Esq. is currently the Coalition Director and Coordinator of Regional Conferences of the World Congress of Families. He was also a Boston Herald editorial writer and syndicated columnist from June 1983 to June 2002.
Rev. Toni Kim is the Minister of Membership at historical Park Street Church in Boston, MA.
 
Pauline Morris is the coordinator of the 40 Days For Life campaign in Worcester, MA.
 
Jeanine Graf, a talk show host, will emcee our event.
 
Pictures by Ed Boylan
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Posted on December 22, 2015 5:06 PM

A Christmas Reflection on the Gospel of Life

Click on the link below for Linda Thayer's beautiful Christmas meditation:

A Gospel Reflection on the Beginning of Life 

Posted on November 16, 2015 3:49 PM

Sen. Rick Santorum’s Address at the MCFL Fundraising Banquet

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Leading up to our annual Fundraising Banquet on October 22, 2015 we were getting very excited to have Karen Santorum as our scheduled keynote speaker. When we received the call that Mrs. Santorum would not be able to join us because she was feeling under the weather, we were excited when she said her husband (and presidential candidate), Sen. Rick Santorum, would fill in.

Senator Santorum’s speech captivated our audience. We had numerous people calling our office asking for a copy of his speech so they could forward it to their family and friends. Below is a copy of the address, which is broken up into four videos.

We want to thank Senator Santorum for graciously taking time out of his busy schedule to address our crowd. It is pretty evident how much the Santorum family cares for one another where a presidential candidate cancels his plans to fill in for his wife when she needs someone to cover for her. Thank you, Sen. & Mrs. Santorum for all you do in being the voice for the voiceless.

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Posted on March 24, 2015 2:26 PM

MCFL 2015 Convention–Pictures!

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Those who attended the Convention were delighted with what they learned and with the chance to exchange ideas.

Prof. Michael New proved beyond a statistical doubt that state laws and other efforts by state organizations have dramatically cut the number of abortions, thus saving many babies. Two-parent parental consent laws (not just notification or one parent) cut the number of abortions by 31%! His talk was full of gems like that.

 

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Posted on January 26, 2015 1:54 PM

2015 Assembly for Life at Faneuil Hall

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Although weather kept many away, pro-lifers once again gathered to celebrate LIFE and reiterate their willingness to defend it at MCFL’s Annual Assembly for Life. Rev. Nicholas Granitsas opened with prayer. MC Claudette Petra Joseph was excellent. Tom Harvey led attendees in patriotic songs. Keynote speaker Prof. Anthony Esolen inspired us and made us think. Fr. Mullen motivated our generosity. His Eminence Sean Cardinal O’Malley thanked pro-lifers for their continued defense of life and closed the meeting with a prayer.

Throughout, wonderful music was provided by the Crosses and Anthonys.

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Posted on January 27, 2014 9:39 AM

2014 Assembly for Life Recapitulation

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The Assembly For Life is always a special time for Bay State Pro-lifers.  We gather, commemorate, recharge, get inspired to continue the fight.  This year’s assembly was especially good.  The theme: Massachusetts at the Supreme Court was very well addressed by both keynote speakers, Francis Fox, Esq. and Philip Moran, Esq., who spoke on the historic FEC v. MCFL case and the current McCullen v. Coakley buffer zone case, respectively.  EMCEE Jaymie Stuart Wolfe was fantastic as usual and the Montrose School Treblemakers once again gave an excellent performance.  The attendees were also led in beautiful prayers by members of the clergy.

Many people showed up to Faneuil Hall despite the cold.  If you weren’t able to attend, you should consider coming next year.

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Posted on January 23, 2014 4:01 PM

MCFL Caucus in Washington–A Great Success!

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The MCFL Caucus held in the Russell Senate Building just before the March for Life was a great success. Here are some pictures (click to see them all):

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Posted on December 02, 2013 4:12 PM

Why should I join MCFL?

Posted on February 04, 2013 9:31 AM

A Great Weekend for Life!

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A photo from our 40th Annual Assembly for Life at Faneuil Hall in Boston

Despite various challenges this past weekend was an excellent weekend for the pro-life cause. On Friday thousands upon thousands marched in Washington to support the rights of the weakest and most vulnerable among us, the unborn, to live. It isn’t always easy to stand against the horror of abortion but more than half a million people braved the cold to do just that!

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Posted on October 16, 2011 11:19 AM

What did G. K. Chesterton say about suicide at MCFL Banquet?

By Anne Fox, President of Massachusetts Citizens for Life

Mr Chesterton was a delight. He had heard that we have the Doctor Prescribed Death ballot question coming. He shared these insights with us.

Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. It is the ultimate and absolute evil, the refusal to take an interest in existence; the refusal to take the oath of loyalty to life. The man who kills a man, kills a man. The man who kills himself, kills all men; as far as he is concerned he wipes out the world. His act is worse (symbolically considered) than any rape or dynamite outrage. For it destroys all buildings: it insults all women. The thief is satisfied with diamonds; but the suicide is not: that is his crime. He cannot be bribed, even by the blazing stones of the Celestial City. The thief compliments the things he steals, if not the owner of them. But the suicide insults everything on earth by not stealing it. He defiles every flower by refusing to live for its sake. There is not a tiny creature in the cosmos at whom his death is not a sneer. When a man hangs himself on a tree, the leaves might fall off in anger and the birds fly away in fury: for each has received a personal affront. Of course there may be pathetic emotional excuses for the act. There often are for rape, and there almost always are for dynamite. But if it comes to clear ideas and the intelligent meaning of things, then there is much more rational and philosophic truth in the burial at the cross-roads and the stake driven through the body, than in Mr. Archer's suicidal automatic machines. There is a meaning in burying the suicide apart. The man's crime is different from other crimes -- for it makes even crimes impossible.

John Triolo is working on the video so everyone can see Mr. Chesterton's presentation.

I really enjoyed seeing so many of you!