We proclaim that human life is a precious gift from God; that each person who receives this gift has responsibilities toward God, self and others; and that society, through its laws and social institutions, must protect and nurture human life at every stage of its existence.
Our love for each other isn't about our abilities. A caring community devotes more attention, not less, to members coping with the many challenges that a disability brings. Yet some individuals with a disability may feel alone, less worthy of God's love, and unnoticed. When people are tempted to see their own lives as diminished in value or meaning, they most need the love and assistance of others to assure them of their inherent worth. Our society should embrace what Pope John Paul II called “the way of love and true mercy” - a willingness to not only make our neighborhoods and parishes more inclusive places, but to also do what we can to restore the dignity of persons with disabilities.
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Quotes + suggested social media posts for the month of March with a focus on the dignity of persons with disabilities.
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Suggested family and parish activities for the month of March, with a focus on the dignity of persons with disabilities.
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