Novena for Terri Schiavo

If you aren’t yet praying for Terri, here’s a short novena from the Franciscan Fathers of the Renewal (Father Groeschel’s order) to get you started:

YONKERS, NY, USA, March 11 (CNA) - While pro-life supporters nationwide fight for the life of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, whose feeding tube is scheduled to be removed March 18th, New York’s Franciscan Friars of the Renewal are staging a different kind of campaign.

The Yonkers chapter of the New York City-based order has started a prayer campaign asking for the intercession of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

With Archbishop Sheen’s help, the Friars are hoping for a miracle…

“Eternal Father, You alone grant us every blessing in Heaven and on earth, through the redemptive mission of Your Divine Son, Jesus Christ, and by the working of the Holy Spirit. If it be according to Your Will, glorify Your servant, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, by granting the favor I now request through his powerful intercession. Lord, grant that Terri Shiavo’s life be spared and grant her a healing that the world may know the value of every life.”

Thank you for taking the time to post this. Some fail to see how this case could open the door for more killing of the elderly or infirmed.

Deacon Tony

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