Newsletter

September
11

Some terms that appear in discussions about early human life may give you pause, and hopefully the motivation to ask, “What exactly does that mean?”

September
11

Human development begins at fertilization when an oocyte (ovum) from a female is fertilized by a sperm (spermatozoon) from a male. Development involves many changes that transform a single-cell, the zygote, into a multicellular human being. Embryology is concerned with …

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September
11

By Father Tad Pacholczyk. Making Sense of Bioethics. November 2016. Reprinted with permission. Some humanitarian tragedies occur quietly and “in the background,” only gradually coming to light years or decades after serious harm has already occurred… CLICK to redirect to …

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September
11

by Father Andrew Jaspers. Chaplain for Sacred Heart Guardians and Shelter In last August’s newsletter we explored the moral quandary of the eternal destination of embryos. Christianity teaches the necessity of baptism for salvation (Mk 16:15; Mt 28:18-19). At the …

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September
11

by *Katy. I met Katy by way of a “mom blog,” and I think you’ll find that she shares her IVF experience with raw honesty and great courage. In reading her story, I imagine you’ll see that of a friend, …

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September
10

Tragically, many IVF clients find themselves deciding the fate of frozen embryos they do not intend to transfer. Some people find the decision too difficult to ever make, and “abandon” their embryos. Abandoned embryos pose a problem for clinics and …

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