Catholic FAQ

Latest Threads
newest posts

Go Back   Catholic Answers Forums > Forums > Catholic Living > Family Life

Welcome to Catholic Answers Forums, the largest Catholic Community on the Web.

Here you can join over 400,000 members from around the world discussing all things Catholic. Membership is open to all, Catholic and non-Catholic alike, who seek the Truth with Charity.

To gain full access, you must register for a FREE account. Registered members are able to:
  • Submit questions about the faith to experts from Catholic Answers
  • Participate in all forum discussions
  • Communicate privately with Catholics from around the world
  • Plus join a prayer group, read with the Book Club, and much more.
Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free. So join our community today!

Have a question about registration or your account log-in? Just contact our Support Hotline.

Thread Tools Search Thread Display
Old Dec 12, '06, 10:51 am
gaoyuanchina gaoyuanchina is offline
Observing Member
Join Date: December 12, 2006
Posts: 2
Post How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

My girlfriend was aborted in this month. Im very cared about she `s health and God will not be forgive me. I`m trying to pray. but I still afraid that God don`t forgive me .So I really hope God condone me, but I don`t know what`s my doing can fix my mistake except pray.

On other hand Now, My girlfriend want break up with me, because she told me that she can`t forget this bad memory. But I love her so much and I want marry her.
In this time, she don`t revert any information .Cooking something is only I can do for her. I really hope we are together again, I want fix this relationship .I don't know what`s my doing.

So .please gives me some advice and helps me pray to God for my first baby in heaven .

Thank you anyone God bless you
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 12, '06, 11:35 am
masondoggy masondoggy is offline
Regular Member
Book Club Member
Join Date: June 1, 2004
Posts: 4,306
Religion: Catholic
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

I am so sorry for your loss.

Nothing that you do is beyond God's forgiveness. He's waiting for you to come to Him and trust in His mercy.

I've heard many suggestions around here about rachel's vineyard for post-abortion healing. I think the website is (or something like that).

ETA I think that the Sacrament of Reconciliation is the first step for you to heal. Not only will your sin be absolved (if you are truly sorry), but God will give you the graces to help you heal. Don't be afraid to go to confession and don't put it off.

I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 12, '06, 11:42 am
Black Jaque Black Jaque is offline
Regular Member
Join Date: June 23, 2004
Posts: 1,243
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me


I am guessing you are from China?

Do you have a priest that you can confess this to? Was this abortion forced by the state?

Simply put, you should be married, and not getting your girlfriend pregnant. But your heart is in the right place. Speak with a priest, go to confession. God will forgive you.

I can not make promises that your relationship with your girlfriend will heal. However, God certainly has the power to heal the relationship for you. And He will heal your relationship if He thinks that is what is best for the two of you. Trust God.

I will pray for you. That is such a sad loss. Here in the U.S. we are not pressured by the government to have abortions so I can not fully understand what it is like for you in China. If you stand up and do the right thing in China, you will certainly be an inspiration for those of us who have it easy in the U.S.
Reply With Quote
Old Dec 12, '06, 12:38 pm
gaoyuanchina gaoyuanchina is offline
Observing Member
Join Date: December 12, 2006
Posts: 2
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

thanks masondoggy and Black Jaque

Black Jaque currently Chinese government as like U,S we are not pressured by the government to have abortions.

Today China development so fastly ,but China have long time history some people still have traditional thinking . They think abort is a very bad things.

if you have 18-years old the government shouldn`t care about you abortion. but a few religionary people have pressure in himself inside .
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 22, '09, 4:45 am
amilywu amilywu is offline
Trial Membership
Join Date: April 22, 2009
Posts: 2
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

i am very sad about this. i want to break up with u when i saw this. but i love u. i cannot live without u.
god help me.
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 22, '09, 6:18 am
kage_ar kage_ar is offline
Veteran Member
Book Club Member
Join Date: August 2, 2004
Posts: 12,863
Religion: Catholic - Convert RCIA class of 1998
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

You both should speak to a priest. God will forgive you, go to Confession.
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 22, '09, 6:38 am
Trishie's Avatar
Trishie Trishie is offline
Forum Elder
Prayer Warrior
Join Date: April 28, 2008
Posts: 33,224
Religion: joyfully Catholic
Default Re: How can God and my girlfriend forgive me

From the Bible, a prayer (psalm) to God:

Have mercy on me, O God in Your goodness,
in Your great tenderness, wipe away my faults;
wash me clean of my guilt,
purify me from my sin.

For I am well aware of my faults,
I have my sin constantly in mind,
having sinned against none other than You,
having done what You regard as wrong.

You are just when You pass sentence on me,
blameless when You give judgement.
You know I was born guilty,
a sinner from the moment of conception.

Yet since You love sincerity of heart,
teach me the secrets of wisdom.
Purify me with hyssop until I am clean;
wash me until I am whiter than snow.

Instil some joy and gladness into me,
let the bones You have rushed rejoice again.
Hide Your face from me sins,
wipe out all my guilt.

Be my saviour again, renew my joy,
keep my spirit steady and willing;
and I shall teach transgressors the way to You,
and sinners will return.

Save me from death, God my saviour,
and my tongue will acclaim Your righteousness;
Lord, open my lips,
and my mouth will speak out Your praise.

Sacrifice gives You no pleasure,
were I to offer holocaust, You would not have it.
My sacrifice is this broken spirit,
You will not scorn this crushed and broken heart.
(Psalm 51)
JESUS who died once for all persons
who gives Yourself wholly in Communion to billions throughout time
please pray in me for every person
as if each person is the only loved one.
JESUS please welcome each person with love, healing, and great joy!
Thank You JESUS

Mother Mary at the wedding feast of Cana (John 2:1-12)
though JESUS protested it was not yet time for miracles
you successfully interceded with Him for a family's temporal need
please now intercede with your divine Son
for each person's temporal and spiritual needs.
Thank you Mother

JESUS please grant our prayer for this person

Catechism of the Catholic Church
Reply With Quote

Go Back   Catholic Answers Forums > Forums > Catholic Living > Family Life


Thread Tools Search Thread
Search Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Prayer Intentions

Most Active Groups
9044Meet and talk,talk talk
Last by: GLam8833
6296CAF Prayer Warriors Support Group
Last by: robertmidwest
5642Let's empty Purgatory
Last by: hazcompat
4938Petitions Before the Blessed Sacrament
Last by: grateful_child
4608Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother
Last by: DesertSister62
4128Poems and Reflections
Last by: PathWalker
4048OCD/Scrupulosity Group
Last by: Mustang1971
3279For seniors and shut- ins
Last by: GLam8833
3259Catholic Vegetarians & Vegans
Last by: 4elise
2794Let's Empty Purgatory 2
Last by: tawny

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:03 pm.

Home RSS Feeds - Home - Archive - Top

Copyright © 2004-2014, Catholic Answers.