Post Abortion Healing Retreat Held for U.S. Military Personnel

United States servicemen and women suffering shame and guilt over procuring an abortion now have access to a new venue for healing and forgiveness—a spiritual retreat facilitated through the Archdiocese for the Military Services (AMS). The first of its kind for the military was held August 24-26 at the hilltop Religious Retreat Center in Schoenstatt, Germany. Members of both the U.S. Army and Air Force took part in the three-day retreat, attending group discussions, private counseling and using prayer as a way of coming to terms with complex and sometimes repressed emotions such as grief, loss and anger in a safe and confidential setting.

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