Saint of the Day

St. Bona of Pisa (1156-1207)
Bona was a mystic, visionary, and an Augustinian tertiary by age ten. On the way home from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, she was captured by Muslim pirates, but was later rescued. She also made numerous pilgrimages to Rome and to Spain.

Reflections from the Saints

Let us run to Mary, and, as her little children, cast ourselves into her arms with a perfect confidence.
– St. Francis de Sales
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Life in Christ: Catechism #2270

Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life.