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Click here to read previous blogs on Theology of The Body by Sister Elizabeth Geraghty, coordinator of Project Rachel for the diocesan Respect Life Office.


 

Latest News

Gabriel’s Courage

A program for families expecting a child with a life limiting illness Gabriel’s Courage is a family-centered perinatal program, offering a multidisciplinary team approach and continuum of care for families who choose to continue a pregnancy aft
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Life Issues Forum: Each Of Us Is A Masterpiece Of God’s Creation

When God created each of us, he did so with precision and purpose, and he looks on each of us with love that cannot be outdone in intensity or tenderness.
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Maternity Homes

During this Respect Life month we not only remember to Open our Hearts to Life  because Each of us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation as Pope Francis has called us to do, but to also shine a light on maternity residences and the services they p
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Respect Life – Suggested Reading List

Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance. Proverbs 1:5 This fall is a perfect time for a leisurely read while your relaxing in the backyard or on the patio, check out our recommended list for great fall 
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Upcoming Events

Rosary and Adoration for Life

31 Oct 2014 | 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Respect Life Office invites all parishes in our diocese to unite in prayer and participate in this special program for life. See the calendar here.
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Help Women in Maternity Homes through 2014 Act of Kindness Program

30 Nov 2014 - 22 Dec 2014 | 09:00 am - 09:00 am
Order materials for this year’s Advent program by October 1st.
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March for Life 2015

22 Jan 2015 | 11:15 am - 04:00 pm
Come to Washington DC for the 42nd Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Join us to witness to life."The birth of every child changes the world; let every child be born for a better world".
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Issues

Crisis Pregnancy

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Chastity

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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

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Death Penalty

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End of Life Issues - Respect Life - DRVC

End of Life Issues

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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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