Diocesan News

Only In Print: Gratitude to Mary, Mother of the Unborn, Shared in ‘Book of Life’

Visitors to the Chapel of Mary, Mother of the Unborn are invited to sign “The Book of Life.” In it, people write their prayers to Mary, seeking her intercession, or to thank her. Seventy of these books have been filled with messages from cover to cover since the chapel opened in 1979. They are now archived, along with boxes of many more baby pictures. (Photo: Bill Miller)

The following vignettes were written in the “Book of Life” by anonymous visitors to the Chapel of Mary, Mother of the Unborn.


This letter has been well overdue. After being told by doctors that I would never conceive, I turned to the Mother of the Unborn to help me and give me the strength and the faith I had lost along the way…

The rest of this article can be found exclusively in the Jan. 29 printed version of The Tablet. You can buy it at church for $1, or you can receive future editions of the paper in your mailbox at a discounted rate by subscribing here. Thank you for supporting Catholic journalism.