New Year’s Greeting from Fr. Shenan Boquet

Hello Family!

I’m Fr. Shenan Boquet, President of Human Life International.

I would like to extend to you and your family a very blessed and happy New Year.

It is hard to believe the year 2019 is past, and a new year dawns upon us.

As I reflect over the year 2019, I am so mindful of what we have been able to accomplish together in the mission field. Because of your prayers, support, care, sacrifices and generosity, we have been able to impact the lives of thousands of people around the world, together making a difference. And with the year 2020 now upon us, our work must intensify and even grow.

This time of the year people are making so many resolutions. I have one of my own. Actually, it’s a New Year’s wish. It is based on the teaching of Our Lord Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew chapter 25 when he says that whatever we do unto the least of his people, we do unto Him.

There’s a simple motto that I wish everyone would live by. It goes like this: Whatever happens to my brother or my sister happens to me. Whatever affects my brother or my sister affects me.

If each of us lived this way, our world would be vastly different. So I ask you to please join me in praying that my New Year’s wish would become a reality.

On behalf of Human Life International’s pro-life missionaries and all the people we serve around the world, again, a very blessed and happy New Year!

About Fr. Shenan J. Boquet

Fr. Shenan J. Boquet has served as president of Human Life International since 2011. He was ordained in 1993 as a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana. As HLI’s president, Fr. Boquet collaborates with fellow laborers in the pro-life and family movement in over 80 countries, offering the Sacraments, giving seminars and trainings, appearing on numerous media outlets, and encouraging people of all walks of life to live as faithful advocates for a Culture of Life and Love. He is available for interviews and bookings on behalf of HLI by emailing

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