“Drop Box”: Rescuing The Unwanted Babies Of South Korea

by Apostolate, Movie Reviews and Recommendations, Pro-Life, Testimonies, Value of Human Life

In today’s video, 22-year-old film producer Brian Ivee undertakes a new documentary “The Drop Box.”

It recounts the story of a South Korean Pastor Lee Jongrak who decided to do something about the hundreds of unwanted babies that are abandoned on the streets of Seoul, South Korea, every year.

This is the trailer fo the full documentary that is projected to begin distribution later this year.

The Drop Box

A Deeper Look

As Christians, we are called to be sources of reconciliation and love in the society. Doing so requires three things: action, truth, and love to the extreme.

Action: The fact that there are difficulties and injustice is no secret. Yet, too often we allow permit ourselves to rant and rave about society’s problems and never do much about them. Although we may not be the agents, our indifference, and apathy sure to provide a comfortable environment.

Truth: The injustice and wrongdoings of this world must be denounced, even when it hurts or meets with disdain. It is impossible for a wound to heal if it is never uncovered and put under an acute exam.

Love: If we are unwilling to go beyond the moral decrying, no significant change will take place. Even if a law is passed, a regulation modified, or so and so stops because of guilt; we have but touched the surface. The only source of authentic change is creative love. Love that responds not only with justice but with an overabundance of generosity.

This is what we discover in a man such as Pastor Jongrak when he says, “God, I will die for these children.” This conviction lived out in a radical way, has the power to change not only the laws but the hearts of others. 

The greatest force of Christianity is not its “no” to evil, rather its radical “yes” to life. This yes, lived out to the extreme, to death if necessary, following the example of Christ on the Cross, is the one and only answer for authentic and profound transformation.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Catholic-Link Donations donate donation donor
  • How To Choose Your Confirmation Saint
    What Is A Patron Saint? When you are baptized, the priest says the name chosen for you by your parents. However, when you are confirmed, in the Latin Rite of the Church, you get to choose a “Confirmation Saint.” This saint is a special patron saint which you have chosen to be a special protector […]
  • The Legacy Of Truth This Potential Saint Brought To The World Continues To Inspire FOCUS Missionaries
    Bishop David Kagan, Diocese of Bismarck, N.D., announced the opening of the diocesan investigation which could lead to the beatification and canonization of North Dakota native Michelle Christine Duppong. Born in 1985, Duppong grew up in Haymarsh, N.D. She earned a degree in horticulture at North Dakota State University in 2006. While there, she encountered […]
  • A Reflection On The Queen’s Life And Legacy, By A British Catholic
    These last twelve days for me as a British subject have been very strange ones. We have continued our ordinary lives, while all about us in the public sphere, momentous and solemn things have happened. The death of our Queen, the instantaneous transferral of symbolic power to the new King; a country in mourning. Flags […]
  • Two Catholic Artists Release New Marian Hymns Inspired By The Devotion Of Their Grandparents
    OCP released two Marian hymns by Catholic artists Steve Angrisano and Sarah Hart in July 2022.  Angrisano’s song, Ave Maria: Mary Sing with Joyful Heart, was inspired by the musical lyrics of Fr. James Quinn, SJ, known for his many hymns in the breviary. Quinn, penned lyrics for each mystery of the rosary, and in Angrisano’s […]
  • Catholic Music Spotlight: The Hillbilly Thomists (A Hit Bluegrass Band of Dominican Brothers!)
    Catholic Music Spotlight: The Hillbilly Thomists Wearing their white robes, these men of the Order of Preachers do what friars do, while also composing bluegrass music on instruments including but not limited to banjo, fiddle, accordion, and drum set. All that Liturgical chanting must’ve really formed their voices because they are certainly harmonious! These friars of The Hillbilly […]

Keep Searching, Keep Learning

Our Newest Articles:

How To Choose Your Confirmation Saint

How To Choose Your Confirmation Saint

What Is A Patron Saint? When you are baptized, the priest says the name chosen for you by your parents. However, when you are confirmed, in the Latin Rite of the Church, you get to choose a “Confirmation Saint.” This saint is a special patron saint which you have...

Two Catholic Artists Release New Marian Hymns Inspired By The Devotion Of Their Grandparents

Two Catholic Artists Release New Marian Hymns Inspired By The Devotion Of Their Grandparents

OCP released two Marian hymns by Catholic artists Steve Angrisano and Sarah Hart in July 2022.  Angrisano’s song, Ave Maria: Mary Sing with Joyful Heart, was inspired by the musical lyrics of Fr. James Quinn, SJ, known for his many hymns in the breviary. Quinn, penned...

Catholic-Link