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Opposition to Assisted Suicide

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.

Project Rachel Hope After Abortion

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“I would now like to say a special word to women who have had an abortion… do not give in to discouragement and do not lose hope…the Father of mercies is ready to give you His forgiveness and His peace in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.” (Evangelium Vitae no. 99, John Paul II) Click here for more information


Post Abortion Retreats on Long Island

Saturday, June 18, 2016 & Saturday, October 29, 2016 

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

Opposition to Assisted Suicide Legislation

Providing preventive and specialized obstetrical and gynecologic care to women, honoring their dignity and the sanctity of human life.
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Catholics in the State of New York, particularly those in our Diocese, should be very alarmed by movements promoting assisted suicide legislation.
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Latest News

Building Up Life Through Encounter – Edificar la Vida Mediante el Encuentro

Pope Francis often speaks of creating a “culture of encounter,” which not only transforms the way we live in the world but also beautifully affirms and facilitates a culture of life.
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Joint Letter to Congress: 26 Organizations Urge Passage of Conscience Protection Act of 2016

April 19, 2016 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined twenty-five other major pro-life, religious, and health care organizations on April 19 urging the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Conscience Protection A
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Respect Life Art Sale

A Great Gift for Mother's Day. The Respect Life Office Art Sale is selling donated art work from Justine Jannace Lomenzo, a Long Island artist. The proceeds will be used to help maternity residences, The Gianna Center on Long Island and other Respect
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Our First, Most Cherished Liberty

A Statement on Religious Liberty We are Catholics. We are Americans. We are proud to be both, grateful for the gift of faith which is ours as Christian disciples, and grateful for the gift of liberty which is ours as American citizens. To be Catholic
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Upcoming Events

Entering Canaan Day of Prayers and Healing for Women – Post-Abortion Retreats On Long Island

18 Jun 2016 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am
ENTERING CANAAN, Prayer and Healing Retreats, help those suffering the effects of abortion. Offers a safe place, a way out of the pain, in a non-judgmental atmosphere.
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Save the Date: The Culture Project is Coming to the Diocese

01 Oct 2016 - 15 Oct 2016 | 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Culture Project International is an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue. For information to follow.
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Entering Canaan Day of Prayers and Healing for Women – Post-Abortion Retreats On Long Island

29 Oct 2016 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am
ENTERING CANAAN, Prayer and Healing Retreats, help those suffering the effects of abortion. We offer a safe place, a way out of the pain, in a non-judgmental atmosphere.
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Issues

Crisis Pregnancy

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Chastity

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Child Womb - Respect Life - DRVC

Abortion/Healing after Abortion

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Marriage & Natural Family Planning - Respect Life - DRVC

Marriage & Natural Family Planning

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Reproctive Technologies - Respect Life - DRVC

Reproductive Technologies

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Conscience Protection

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Suicide - Respect Life - DRVC

Suicide

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Death Penalty - Respect Life - DRVC

Death Penalty

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End of Life Issues - Respect Life - DRVC

End of Life Issues

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Featured Videos

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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New Natural and Personal Approach to Fertility and Health

For women who have had difficulty becoming pregnant, The National Gianna Center for Women's Health and Fertility, with offices in New York, New Jersey and around the country, is dedicated to providing a more natural alternative to assisted reproductive technologies
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