Perpetual Adoration Healing Romania

HLI Romanian Adoration Chapel Celebrates 11th Anniversary The pronounced spiritual benefits of perpetual adoration before the Blessed Sacrament are infinite. And Adoration is helping to heal Romania. Human Life International’s (HLI) Romanian Affiliate, led by Gerda Chisarau, hosts a perpetual adoration chapel which will celebrate its 11th anniversary this September 15, 2017. Its aims are . . . Read more

The Gospel of Life in Hungary and Romania

I recently had the privilege of organizing a pro-life mission trip in Eastern Europe with HLI president Father Shenan Boquet. We are always blessed when a priest proclaims the Gospel of Life, especially to seminarians. This particular mission found us visiting four days in Hungary and seven days in Romania, before he continued on to . . . Read more

Repeating the Errors of the Past

I want to first thank the whole HLI family for your prayers! I arrived in Gdansk, Poland last night after departing Bucharest. Before I get to some thoughts from this mission, I wanted to discuss something that is in the news —something that our friends here who survived Communism recognize and find alarming coming from . . . Read more

The Annunciation and the Peace of Christ

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” (Luke 1:38) Today is the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a celebration of the Woman whose fiat was used to God to change the world. It is at the same time . . . Read more

What If There Were Alternatives to Abortion?

Of course, there are alternatives to abortion. But what if they were promoted instead of the more profitable choice? What if Planned Parenthood, instead of hiding their true profit center with the offer of free pregnancy tests, something available at every crisis pregnancy center, instead offered free maternity clothes to women in need? What if, . . . Read more

Protecting Marriage in Eastern Europe: A Letter to Romania

I recently sent the following letter to a pro-life friend of mine in Romania on the debate in his country over a constitutional amendment affirming the legal definition of marriage as a “union between a man and a woman.” Croatia is considering similar legal protections. The movement to protect marriage which caught fire in France . . . Read more