Mercy and Faithfulness Have Met: Healing Before and After Abortion

Public Lecture: Mercy and Faithfulness Have Met: Healing Before and After Abortion

Thursday 19 April 5:30 pm
Refreshments and hospitality, 6pm lecture begins

Dr. Theresa Burke is the Founder of Rachel’s Vineyard – the largest post abortion ministry in the world. Her healing programs offer a unique sensory based treatment which integrates emotional, psychological and spiritual dimensions. Since 1993, the Rachel’s Vineyard model has spread to 49 states and to over 70 countries. Other programs that Theresa has developed include: Grief to Grace – Reclaiming the Gift of Sexual Dignity (a five day program for healing sexual abuse).

Theresa has lectured and trained professionals internationally on the subject of post-abortion trauma and healing. Her books include Forbidden Grief – The Unspoken Pain of Abortion with David C. Reardon (Acorn Books) and The Contraception of Grief – The Genesis of Anguish Conceived by Abortifacients and Sterilization and Sharing the Heart of Christ, with Kevin Burke.

Theresa presented as an expert for the 2011 Pontifical Academy of Life’s General Assembly. Her topic was The Aftermath of Abortion: Data from Scientific Literature. Theresa is the proud mother of five children.
Venue: The University of Notre Dame Australia
Tannock Hall Lecture Theatre, Croke Street Fremantle
For further information 08 9433 0620 |

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