Thursday, February 6, 2014

Beloved Philadelphia pro-life leader John Stanton

Last week, the good LORD called beloved Philadelphia pro-life leader John Stanton to his eternal reward. And none have deserved that reward more that Mr. Stanton. A man filled with joy and courage and a great leader too.

Rest in Peace Mr. Stanton.

Many who saw Mr. Stanton and talked to
him choose life for their children
Always in prayerful witness
Read an article on Mr. Stanton's life and legacy at www.catholicphilly.com.

John P. Stanton, 86, who was virtually the guardian angel for the unborn and mothers with unplanned pregnancies in the Delaware Valley for almost 45 years, died Jan. 31.

Even before Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States, Stanton was active in the pro-life movement and remained so until the very end. He gave witness through prayer at two abortion clinics in the last week of his life.
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