Retreat in Dickson, TN — May 13-15, 2016

Rachel’s Vineyard of Western Kentucky is pleased to announce that our next retreat for healing the wounds of abortion will be held at the Bethany House Retreat Center, Dickson, Tennessee, the weekend of May 13-15, 2016. If you would like to help us promote this retreat — to get the word out to those who […]

Letter from Nancy to future retreatants

My Dear Sister/Brother in the Lord: How far and how long can we run and hide from the pain? This had been the constant in my very being. After 37 years,I finally came clean in confession.I was told to pray about attending a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat. I was full of fear and shame at the […]

Testimony to Healing by a Married Couple

Our experience at Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat What a gift from GOD when we have priests who are persistent in God’s plan. Our story about Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat is unique. We moved to Kentucky about 8 yrs ago. My husband and I and our teenage children were invited to The Fathers of Mercy Catholic Church by […]

Beautiful Testimony to Healing

Dear Ones, I address you broadly as a friend…..whether you are young, old, male or female. We are united in our experience with abortion. My prayer for all of us is to be united in healing. Like you, I suffered in the aftermath of the abortion I had. My sorrow and guilt followed me everywhere. […]

Abortion Hurts Women and Men

ABORTION HURTS WOMEN AND MEN (by Debbie Ward) This article was originally published in the Western Kentucky Catholic The title of this writing was chosen by Sara Jane (not her real name) who wrote the following testimony of her abortion and her experience of God’s mercy and healing . She shared with me that she […]

What People Don’t Know: C’s story of healing

What People Don’t Know This story was originally published in the Western Kentucky Catholic You never know what someone is going through, whether they are your coworkers, friends, or family unless they tell you. Well, with most traumatic events, they are not going to tell you. So always be careful what you say and do […]

Michele’s story of hope and healing after abortion

Michele’s story Shortly after my conversion to acceptance of the Christian faith, the Lord put me into a situation with a Catholic friend who asserted that women who got pregnant did so out of carelessness. The correct use of birth control would prevent unwanted pregnancies. Outraged by her claims, and still ardently pro-choice, I hotly […]