40 Days for Life Fall Vigil Ends with over 500 Pre-born Babies Saved from Abortion
Fr. Mark Hodges : Nov 9, 2017
[One woman headed into an abortion clinic], changed direction and went into a pro-life mobile unit, where she agreed to view a live ultrasound of her baby. Her three-year-old exclaimed, "Is THAT our baby?!" And the woman chose life.
(Bryan, TX)—[LifeSiteNews.com] A worldwide 40-day vigil outside abortion clinics has directly saved the lives of 546 children and potentially the souls of 546 mothers and fathers. (Photo: Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia prays outside an abortion clinic during 40 Days for Life/via LifeSiteNews.com)
"The largest 40 Days for Life campaign so far has ended—and here's a huge thank you for helping save so many lives!" Shawn Carney wrote on the organization's website.
A global tally from 375 vigil locations showed 546 women who have changed their mind toward giving life.
"In many cases, all it took was the simple act of showing up to pray on the sidewalk," Carney said.
Wonderful stories keep coming in from across the globe. In Rochester, New York, a 14-year-old girl and her mother were entering Planned Parenthood when a vigil participant gave them pro-life literature to peruse.
"A few minutes later," Rick shared, "they came out and asked the volunteer where else they can go for help." And they were off to a pro-life pregnancy center.
In Tallahassee, Florida, vigil counselors urged a pregnant woman to take a free ultrasound. "The new mom decided not to have the abortion after seeing the reality of the living child within her," 40 Days for Lifer Toni excitedly related.
Another older woman came up to pro-lifers in Tallahassee simply to thank them for talking her daughter out of getting an abortion...
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