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A prayer for Ukraine: Loving God,* We pray for the people of Ukraine,* for all those suffering or afraid,* that you will be close to them and protect them.*** We pray for world leaders,* for compassion, strength and wisdom to guide their choices.*** We pray for the world* that in this moment of crisis,* we may reach out in solidarity* to our brothers and sisters in need.*** May we walk in your ways* so that peace and justice* become a reality for the people of Ukraine* and for all the world.*** Amen.***
The Sacred Heart & St Margaret's is parish of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh a charity registered in Scotland number SC008540  

The pro-life campaign, 40 Days for Life, will be holding a peaceful public witness outside the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary in Little France from 8am to 8pm, 1 March to 9 April 2017, to pray for an end to abortion. To volunteer or to find out more contact local organiser, Patricia Maclennan, at pnmaclennan@yahoo.co.uk.  All participants are asked to sign a statement of peace in which they pledge to conduct themselves in a Christ-like manner.

 

Sign up for Vigil hours: https://40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/edinburgh/

 

Vision and Mission:

The mission of the campaign is to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused 40 day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God`s favour to turn hearts and minds from a culture of death to a culture of life, thus bringing an end to abortion.

40daysforlife.com/(edinburgh)

 

Campaign Components:

One of the strengths of 40 Days for Life is its simplicity. The campaign is made up of three key components:

  • Prayer and fasting: inviting people of faith throughout our city and across the country to join together for 40 days of fervent prayer and fasting for an end to abortion
  • Peaceful Vigil: standing for life through a 40-day peaceful public witness outside the local (insert nformation about abortionfacility or Planned Parenthood)
  • Community Outreach: taking a positive, upbeat pro-life message to every comer of our city through media efforts, church and school outreach, petition drives, and public visibility.

 

 

40 Days for Life  
[March 1- April 9]:
03 February 2017