Catholic Family Services offers professional counseling for women and families who are seeking help in making a decision about a problem pregnancy. Post abortion counseling is also provided. 4885 Saint John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Vancouver, BC; 604 683 0281.
St. Vincent de Paul Society provides material assistance for needy mothers. Located at many parishes.
A Psychological & Spiritual Journey for Healing After Abortion
Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreats offer a beautiful opportunity for healing to any woman or man who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion.
The retreat is a chance to get away from the daily pressures of work and family, to focus on a painful time in life, and to begin healing through a supportive and non-judgmental process.... Read More
And he said to them, “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:29
Fasting is closely connected to prayer; it strengthens virtue, inspires mercy, implores divine assistance and leads to conversion of heart. Fasting has an important place in all the great religions. The Old Testament lists fasting among the corner-stones of the spirituality of Israel. Before beginning his public... Read More
One of the fundamental answers to abortion is prayer. Join your voice with ours as we pray on the first Saturday of each month at different parishes throughout the diocese for an end to this "unspeakable crime".
All Masses are at 9:00 am (unless otherwise stated), followed by the Rosary.