October 2, was a bright, sunny and warm day but for many gathered at two separate functions it was sombre. More than 100 gathered in the Regina Wascana Rehabilitation Hospital auditorium for the 27th annual Memorial Gathering to remember deceased babies while a couple of kilometers northwest about 275 Pro-life supporters demonstrated against abortion.
Reverend Mary Brubacher, Director of Spiritual Care for the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, herself a bereaved mother, organizes the Memorial Gathering along with a committee. “We are all here because we know that we can gain support by being together with one another,” said Brubacher in a short prepared address. “Mourning the loss of a baby goes on for months and maybe even years. To remember your baby is a very natural part of life and living.” Brubacher lost two babies more than 17 years ago. She said the period of time when one mourns the loss of a baby is very personal. “For many there will be tears and that is OK. But...Read More