"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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One-call outreach program and 24-hour confidential hotline: Catholic Health Services Pregnancy Support Services 1-855- 301-4CHS or Optionline 1-800-712-HELP (4357). Click on photo for more options.

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

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Project Rachel Confidential Phoneline: 1-888-456-HOPE (se habla espanol) or email projectrachel@drvc.org

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

Diocese of Rockville Centre Day of Prayer and Healing for Women

Confidential Phoneline: 1-888-456-HOPE (se habla espanol) or email: projectrachel@drvc.org

“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 on June 17, 2017
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Respect Life Bulletin Inserts

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Dusty Hope

By Deirdre A. McQuade FEBRUARY 27, 2017 EN ESPAÑOL “Remember: You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” As a cradle Catholic, I heard this refrain nearly every year upon receiving ashes on my forehead. Other years, the gesture was pair
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Tell Senate to Allow States to Block Federal Money to Planned Parenthood

The window is closing, but we still have an opportunity to encourage the Senate to restore the states’ ability to stop some of the federal funding to Planned Parenthood.
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Accompanying Expectant Mothers Considering Adoption

Printable document EN ESPAÑOL 25 years ago I gave birth to a baby boy and … lovingly placed him into the waiting arms of his parents. …I pray that his life has been full of joy, laughter, and abundant love. My thoughts and prayers also turn to my bea
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Help Ensure Continued Delivery of Vital Human Services

Human service providers are dedicated to protecting the well-being of New Yorkers.
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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

For all parish members who would like to know more about Respect Life or become involved in Respect Life Ministry.
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Para todos los miembros de parroquias que deseen saber más sobre el Respeto a la Vida o deseen ser ministros parroquiales del Respeto a la Vida.
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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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Chastity

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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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Euthanasia

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End of Life Issues

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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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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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