State of the pro-life movement

state of the pro-life movement

By Maggie DeWitte Well, here we are. It’s not where we wanted to be tonight, but none-the-less, here it is. Thank you so much for joining us! Thank you to our generous sponsors and a special thanks to Karen and Tom Quiner who helped put this production forward. Our opening song this evening was written…

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The Royal Child: the Glory of God

the Glory of God

By Bishop William Joensen I am pleased to join you as bishop and pastor of the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines, as a brother in Christ, and a witness to the dignity of every human life. While we would obviously prefer to be together in person sharing a meal and feasting on the musical fare…

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Announcing The Royal Child Christmas Gala

The Royal Child

Christmas holds a special place in the hearts of pro-lifers. As we remain confined in our homes during this unusual, but still glorious Easter season, let us reflect on the birth, death, and rising of The Royal Child. Yes, it seems odd to reference Christmas in April while we’re still basking in the glow of…

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Get ready for a pro-life Christmas Gala

pro-life Christmas Gala

The Christmas season is the most wonderful pro-life time of the year! Christmas is all about the beauty of life, because Mary said yes to her ‘unplanned pregnancy’ (a phrase popular in our culture). The world rejoices to the “blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus.” You are invited to a delightful Christmas Gala on December…

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Governor Kim Reynolds accepts the IFL Life Advocate Award

By Maggie DeWitte Many of you know that for the last few years we select an individual each year to receive the IFL Life Advocate Award.  This award expresses gratitude to those who lead and impact education and advocacy regarding the dignity of human life at all stages—from fertilization to natural death. The recipient of…

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Get Ready for “A Clash of Creeds”

annual fundraising banquet

By Maggie DeWitte It’s time for the pro-life movement to think outside the box. That’s what Iowans for LIFE is doing at our October 24th annual fundraising banquet at Prairie Meadows. Like most non-profits, IFL has followed a staid format in past annual fundraising banquets, characterized by a nice meal followed by speeches. Not this…

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