Roe vs. Wade, January 22nd
The Catholic bishops of the U.S. have designated January 22nd as a special day of prayer and penance in reparation for the massive killing that has resulted from the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision (handed down January 22, 1973) which permitted abortion throughout pregnancy.
Prayer of Reparation for Roe vs. Wade
God and Father of Life, you have created every human person, and have opened the way for each to have eternal life. We live in the shadow of death. Tens of millions of your children have been killed thanks to the Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion. Father, have mercy on us. Heal our land and accept our offering of prayer and penance. In your love for us, turn back the scourge of abortion. May each of us exult in hearts full of hope and hands full of mercy and work together to build a culture of life. We pray through Christ our Lord. Amen