Post Abortion Resources

Here are some helpful resources for healing and learning more about God’s grace. Forgiveness, freedom, and peace are possible. If you’d like more help we encourage you to register for a Rachel’s Vineyard retreat.

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Helpful Websites

Recommended Reading

Helpful Websites

Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries

This is the international website for Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries, founded by Dr. Theresa Burke. More information about Post Abortion trauma symptoms and retreat locations throughout the world can be found here. There’s also a special section for men.

Elliot Institute

This website has a lot of helpful research information.

Grief to Grace

Grief to Grace is a spiritual retreat journey for anyone who has suffered degradation or violation through sexual abuse, rape, incest, or other forms of traumatic violation in childhood, adolescence, or as an adult. Grief to Grace was also created by Dr. Theresa Burke (founder of Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries).

Project Rachel

Project Rachel is the Catholic Church’s outreach for confidential ministry for anyone who desires healing after an abortion. This includes mothers and fathers of children lost to abortion, grandparents and other relatives, health care providers, and many others. Project Rachel’s mission is to provide confidential and compassionate referral services and awareness. Resources are available for spiritual, emotional, and psychological healing to anyone who has been impacted by abortion. Striving to convey God’s forgiveness and mercy we hope to restore and empower lives. Contact Sonya at 651-291-4515 or by email.

Recommended Reading

Legacy Lost: Healing Abortion’s Heartache in Grandparents
by Sydna Masse and Karen Fifer

God’s Mercy Awaits You: Find Healing after Abortion
by Patricia Marie Barnette RGS

Her Choice to Heal
by Sydna Masse and Joan Phillips

Redeeming a Father’s Heart
by Kevin Burke, LSW, David Wemhoff & Marvin Stockwell

A Solitary Sorrow: Finding Healing & Wholeness after Abortion
by Teri Reisser with Paul Reisser

Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion
by Theresa Burke and David Reardon. (more clinical)

Helping Women Recover from Abortion
by Nancy Michels

Experiencing God’s Forgiveness
John Ensor

Psycho-Spiritual Healing After Abortion
by Douglas R. Crawford & Michael T. Mannion

A Path to Hope
by John J. Dillon

Does Anyone Else Feel Like I do?
by Pam Koerbel