{% set subscriberProperty = contact.is_subscriber|lower %}

« back to all posts

Hope on this Day of Prayer: Family Reflection Video
Blog Feature {% if (subscriberProperty != "yes") && (subscribeUrl != "") %} Subscribe {% endif %}

By: Father David Marcham on January 22nd, 2020

Print/Save as PDF

Hope on this Day of Prayer: Family Reflection Video

Why pray?  |  Love thy Neighbor

With the grace of God, we can confront evil in our day through speaking the truth in love.

From what I’ve seen of the March for Life, it reminds me of the youthfulness of David from today’s reading. For it’s the young people who are closer in age to those they seek to defend. It’s the young people who send this strong message to the world that God will be victorious in the end, just like He was with David’s battle.

And, for those who are struggling to heal from an incident concerning the unborn, in the Gospel today Jesus calls out to anyone who is hurting and suffering to begin again. To live without any limitation so as to be in full friendship, in full communion with Jesus.

Please join me to pray for the protection of the unborn made in the image of God who will enrich our families, cities and the world in ways that we can only imagine, and known only to God.

May God bless our pre-born brothers and sisters, and all those who work and pray on their behalf!

About Father David Marcham

Reverend David S. Marcham is the Vice Postulator for the Cause of Venerable Patrick Peyton, and Director of the Father Peyton Guild, whose members pray for Father Peyton’s beatification and spread his message of the importance of Family Prayer. Prior to becoming a seminarian, Father David was a physical therapist and clinical instructor, serving hospital inpatients and outpatients throughout the greater Boston area for eleven years. In 1998 he heard the call to priesthood and was ordained in the Archdiocese of Boston in 2005. Father David grew up in Quincy, MA, and has fond memories of playing soccer, tennis and running track. You’re never without a friend when Father David is around, as he welcomes everyone into his circle with a smile on his face!