"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

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Diocese of Rockville Centre Day of Prayer and Healing for Women

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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)
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Diocese of Rockville Centre Day of Prayer and Healing for Women
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Praying for Conscience and Courage

Kathy Langer, director of social concerns for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota, reflects on what it means to form one's conscience and shares the example of Catholic leaders who inspire her own work for the poor.
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The Need for the Conscience Protection Act of 2017 Questions and Answers

This question-and-answer article explains what conscience protection means and why the US bishops are advocating for legislation to protect health care workers who could be forced to participate in abortions and other procedures that violate their co
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Powerful Prayers and Intercessions

In the Catholic Church, St. Dymphna and Saint Benedict Joseph Labre are two saints who lived with suffering from both mental illnesses and feelings that they did not belong. (Blog 4 of 5)
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The Need for Care and Welcome

As St. Pope John Paul II states, it is important for us to feel the authentic needs of others and to be able to feel empathy for those suffering. (Blog 3 of 5)
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Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla Lecture and Interview

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla visited the Diocese of Rockville Centre to speak about her mother Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.
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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

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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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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

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Assisted Suicide

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End of Life Issues

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