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Monday, May 3, 2010

A Legacy of Courageous Love: 10th Anniversary Mass for Cardinal O'Connor

May we all join in prayer and humble gratidude for the life and ministry of John Cardinal O'Connor of New York.

On May 3rd, 10 years ago today, Cardinal O'Connor passed away. He will be remembered today with a Conference and Mass taking place at St. Patrick's Cathedral," A Legacy of Courageous Love " as the Sisters of Life celebrate their Founder’s entrance into Eternal Life.

His Excellency Timothy M. Dolan
Archbishop of New York Dolan is the principal celebrant and homilist, Cardinal Egan will preside, Archbishop O'Brien, many other bishops and priests will concelebrate.

National Prayer for Life Campaign will be launched during this 10th anniversary Mass of Cardinal O'Connor's death. Join with Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the Sisters of Life and the Knights of Columbus in raising up a great prayer for life across our Nation.

Join your prayers with those of many more people in support of the great gift of Life:

Eternal Father, Source of Life,strengthen us with your Holy Spirit to receive the abundance of life you have promised.Open our hearts to see and desire the beauty of your plan for life and love.Make our love generous and self-giving so that we may be blessed with joy.Grant us great trust in your mercy.Forgive us for not receiving your gift of lifeand heal us from the effects of the culture of death.Instill in us and all people reverence for every human life.Inspire and protect our efforts on behalf of those most vulnerable,especially the unborn, the sick and the elderly. We ask this in the Name of Jesus, who by His Cross makes all things new.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, pray for us.

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