"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

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Hope After Abortion 1-888-456-HOPE or email projectrachel@drvc.org

NEW USCCB RESPECT LIFE PROGRAM 2017-18

Read a brief explanation of this year's theme and new resources.

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The mission of the Respect Life Office is to enunciate and promote the principle that human life, at all stages from conception to natural death, is a gift from God, worthy of respect and protection..

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Respect Life February Newsletter

May we all continue to build a Culture of Life!

DRVC Day of Prayer and Healing for Women

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The next Diocese of Rockville Centre Day of Prayer and Healing for Women is Sunday, March 4, 2018
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Lent 2018 / Cuaresma 2018

Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life. - Pope Francis
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Anti-Trafficking Program

The mission of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Anti-Trafficking Program (ATP) is to educate on the scourge of human trafficking as an offense against fundamental dignity of the human person.
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Pope Francis’ message for Lent 2018

Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life.
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Preserving Dignity In The Human Person: The Story Of St. Josephine Bakhita

Through prayer, we not only reflect on the experiences of those that have suffered through this affront to human dignity but also comfort, strengthen, and help empower survivors.
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Respect Life Bulletin Inserts

Bulletin Inserts are available for parishes bulletins or newspapers.
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The Respect Life Office is now accepting online donations for the Maternity Advent Project and Pregnancy Support, Post Aborting Healing and Respect Life Care and Services.
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Featured Videos

Bishop Barres on the March for Life

The Most Reverend John O Barres, Bishop of Rockville Centre, talks about the march for life and why we march.
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Conference Provides Education for Opposing Assisted Suicide

In New York, we are facing a well-financed and well-organized campaign to legalize assisted suicide. View a video with highlights from the recent conference.
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Catholic Health Services Pregnancy Support Services

Gianna of Long Island - Center for Women's Health & Fertility

Here you will find: Action Alerts on current issues and links to the Catholic Action Network and Human Life Action Network.
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Services and support help expectant mothers and their families.
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Providing preventive and specialized obstetrical and gynecologic care to women.
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Respect Life Parish Ministry Educational Overview Training

Educación Formación General Del Ministerio Parroquial De Respeto a la Vida

Opposition to Assisted Suicide Legislation

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Catholics in the State of New York, should be very alarmed by movements promoting assisted suicide legislation.
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Crisis Pregnancy

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Child Womb - Respect Life - DRVC

Abortion/Healing after Abortion

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Reproctive Technologies - Respect Life - DRVC

Reproductive Technologies

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Marriage & Natural Family Planning - Respect Life - DRVC

Marriage & Natural Family Planning

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Conscience Protection

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Serene Attentiveness to God's Creation

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Human Dignity

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Suicide - Respect Life - DRVC

Suicide

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Chastity

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Assisted Suicide

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Euthanasia

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End of Life Issues

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