Respect Life - Links and Resources
The Gabriel Project – A Parish Outreach Program (www.dioceseofprovidence.org)
Abortion/Breast Cancer Link(ABC Link) (www.abortionbreastcancer.com)
Priests for Life (www.priestsforlife.org)
Natural Family Planning (www.ccli.org)
Feminists for Life(www.feministsforlife.org)
Pro Life Ob/Gyn’s (http://www.omsoul.com/)
R.I. Right to Life(http://www.rirtl.org)
American Life League: STOP Planne Parenthood
Pregnant ? Need Help ?
CHOOSE LIFE — FREE HELP IS AVAILABLE
Care Net of Rhode Island (http://www.carenetri.org)
245 Phenix Ave
Cranston, RI 02920
24 Hour Hotline: 401-941-4357
Business Line: 401-941-2051
Problem Pregnancy of Providence
400 Atwells Ave.
Providence, RI 02909
101 Franklin St.
Westerly, RI 02891
Woman to Woman Support Group
Newport, RI 02840
The Diocese of Providence
184 Broad St.
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-421-7833 ext. 118
Post Abortion Help and Healing
Lumina: Hope and Healing After Abortion
“Entering Canaan- A Sacramental Journey to an Inheritance of Mercy”
“Go, pick up the pieces lest they be lost.” (Jn 6:12) With these words, John Cardinal O’Connor directed the Sisters of Life to a ministry of reverence for women and men who suffer following the tragedy of abortion.Since 1996, that call has been heeded with Theresa Bonopartis, our co-developer in Entering Canaan: A Sacramental Journey to an Inheritance of Mercy for those Suffering Abortion.
Sisters of Life at 866-575-0075 (Toll Free) http://sistersoflife.org/ec.html
For men, Poor Prenatal or Sibling please contact Lumina
Safe Haven Ministries:
Support site, messages and chats
Victims of Choice:
Dedicated to abortion awareness and healing
Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats:
Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats are a “therapy for the soul” which combines a unique and creative process for psychological and spiritual healing. These healing retreats are nationwide and abroad, in both Catholic and inter-denominational settings, for anyone affected by abortion.
National Office of Reconciliation and Healing:
Founded in 1990, the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing, Inc. networks researchers and psychotherapeutic professionals working in the field within the U.S. and abroad, consults on the formation of post-abortion support services within secular and religious settings.
Catholic Church’s healing ministry to those who have been involved in abortion
Assist those hurting from post abortion syndrome (PAS) through communication, resources and local referrals.
Tell Them I Love Them:
A ministry for healing after abortion
A free 30 day distance learning recovery resource based on the famous FREE ME TO LIVE Bible Study model that helped pioneer after abortion Bible studies in 1987 and was part of the training experiences of many who attended the NOPAR meetings in Milwaukee for about 9 years where I conducted a special end of the conference memorial for the unborn service which was always well attended with an average 45 babies dedicated and memorialized at each event.
Bethesda The House of Mercy
http://www.bethesdathehouseofmercy.org/ – a community of Hope and Healing for those suffering after an abortion
SaveOne will give you the necessary tools to assist in rebuilding your life. We offer help through group study, one-on-one help, or answering questions and giving encouragement through self-study. Together we can find the answers to the questions you may have. We will help you gain control of your stray emotions, free yourself of guilt, find your source of courage, renew your mind, experience how far God’s grace truly extends, and much more. http://www.saveone.org/
Post Abortion Education
This is the web’s most complete source of information on the aftereffects of abortion and post-abortion healing. The Institute offers a wealth of information on abortion’s after-effects and links to various post-abortion healing resources and programs, for women and men.
Coalition on Abortion Breast Cancer
It cannot be said that all women who have breast cancer have had abortions. Similarly, not all women who have had abortions will get breast cancer. Nevertheless, abortion is the most preventable risk factor for breast cancer.
Post Abortion Legal Aide
The Justice Foundation:
The Justice Foundation is the abortion malpractice and pro-life outreach website of the Law Firm of Attorney Claudia Rich Hojnowski.
We provide a full range of litigation services to attorneys representing abortion-injured women. We have researched hundreds of abortion malpractice cases to find ways to make future cases more successful and we’ve created the tools and services necessary to support attorneys representing abortion-injured clients. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that these women will be able to receive fair compensation through a successful malpractice action. If you are an attorney handling an abortion related malpractice claim, then please call (940) 380-8800 to discuss how we can assist you. http://www.lifedynamics.com/Products/index.cfm?fuseaction=malpractice
The Trinity Legal Center:
Trinity Legal center is a nonprofit litigation and legislation support center.
Post Abortion Activism
Operation Outcry: Silent No More:
seeks to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade by mobilizing those who have been silent about the harmful effects of abortion.
Those interested in filing out an affadavit for a “Friend of the Court Form” that will be used in an attempt to overturn Roe vs Wade can find it at https://www.assuresign.net/ASR2801/Signature/DeclarationFormF.aspx
National Silent No More Awareness Campaign:
The National Silent No More Awareness Campaign is an effort to make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women, men, and their families.
Women Deserve Better/ Feminists for Life
Abortion is a reflection that we have not met the needs of women. This campaign is dedicated to promote women-centered solutions to significantly reduce abortion and protect women’s health. http://www.womendeservebetter.com
Post Abortion Misc. Resources/Materials
National Memorial for the Unborn
Across our nation, millions of women and men experience an unresolved and often undefined grief, associated with the loss of a child to abortion. This pain often increases with time and life changes. The Memorial features a fifty foot granite “Wall of Names” which holds small brass plates with words of remembrance placed by mothers, fathers, and other family members from all over the country. The Memorial also includes the original painting “I Will Hold You In Heaven”, historical markers, and a Remembrance Garden
The Hope Monument is a 1 1/8 life-size bronze sculpture standing 60″ high. It depicts Jesus’ love for us and the hope He brings to us. Shown here in the Garden of Hope located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.(under misc.)
Abortion Changes You
A Cry Without a Voice
Mothers are honoring and remember their aborted children through selecting a pair of baby shoes and attaching a card of commemoration
In the Arms of Mary
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Manufacturer Part No: ISBN: 0-9721432-9-7
Elliot Institute Acorn Books:
Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion, Theresa Burke with Dave Reardon
Victims and Victors: Speaking Out About Their Pregnancies, Abortions, and Children Resulting from Sexual Assault.
Makimaa, Sobie, Reardo
Giving Sorrow Words, David Reardon
“I wish someone had said, ‘There would be losses having a baby, but don’t underestimate the loss of having an abortion.’ ” –Lee
Giving Sorrow Words explores the hidden realities of abortion, including the lack of support, misinformation, and intense pressure and coercion applied by partners, family, and society to force women into unwanted abortions.
Price: $14.95 plus shipping. Call 1-888-412-2676.
Aborted Women, David Reardon
Silent No More, David Reardon
The Jericho Plan, David Reardon
Detrimental Effects of Abortion: An Annotated Bibliography
with Commentary (3rd Edition)
Forgiven and Set Free: A Post-Abortion Bible Study, by Linda Cochrane
Redeeming A Father’s Heart, by Kevin Burke
A Solitary Sorrow, by Teri Reisser
Abortion & Healing: A Cry To Be Whole, by Michael T. Mannion
An Afternoon of Prayerful Remembrance, (Manual) , Bonopartis, Sisters of Life
Post Abortion Blogs
Emily’s After Abortion:
A great source of news on post abortion issues
The S.I.C.L.E Cell:
a view from the prison of a “self imposed child loss experience”
Post Abortion Videos
A compelling, powerful story of one woman’s journey from the abortion experience to God’s love and forgiveness, of couples who have put their lives back together after an abortion, of women who share their grief and guilt because of their part in an abortion – with commentary by Dr. Susan Harvath, clinical psychologist and expert on Post Abortion Syndrome. Approximately 30 minutes. Abridged Edition also available. Ligouri Publication.
A Distant Thunder
Things are not always as they seem… especially when entering the halls of a desperate mind in this gripping supernatural thriller. Struggling to keep her fragile sanity from unraveling, Prosecutor Ann Brown is offered a murder case that will challenge everything she believes to be true. Uncertain at first whether to accept the assignment, a harrowing encounter with Defense Attorney Tom Condan, convinces her to meet the challenge. The deeper she investigates, reality and tormenting delusions collide as she encounters an evil force as unnerving as it is foreboding. Terrifying secrets are exposed and you’ll discover the shocking twist which reveals the chilling and unforeseeable truth.
Post Abortion Ads
Catholic Social Services
311 Hooper St
Tiverton RI 02878-1209
Problem Pregnancy of Providence