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The mission of the Respect Life Office is to promote and defend the sanctity of life from conception to natural death.

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

Sister Elizabeth's Blog

Respect Life Ministry Volunteers

Read blogs on Thoughts on Aging, Project Rachel and Theology of The Body by Sister Elizabeth Geraghty, coordinator of Project Rachel for the Diocesan Respect Life Office.
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Respect Life Ministry currently needs volunteers who would like to be Deanery Coordinators and Respect Life Ministry Volunteers.
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Latest News

Fortnight For Freedom 2015: Freedom to Bear Witness

The Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Bear Witness will take place from June 21 to July 4, 2015.
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Diocese of Rockville Centre Information and Resources on Assisted Suicide

Human life is not a consumer commodity to be thrown away when it is less than optimal.
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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 reproducti
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Now and at the Hour of Our Death

"So many families struggle with moral, ethical, and legal questions when a loved one is terminally ill or seriously injured. It is my fervent hope that this site provides them with clear explanations and practical guidance that will bring comfort and
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Upcoming Events

Respect Life Ministry Training – Summer / Fall 2015

01 Jun 2015 - 01 Oct 2015 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Training sessions that will help explain Parish Respect Life Ministry and will provide resources and directions to educate and support Respect Life issues.
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Untaming the Gospel of Life to Find the Treasure in the Joy of the Gospel

13 Aug 2015 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
The Gospel of Life provides a foundation of understanding for all to live the Joy of the Gospel. Join us for spiritual enrichment.
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The Culture Project is Coming to the Diocese

25 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 | 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Culture Project International is an initiative of young people set out to restore culture through the experience of virtue.
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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 Video

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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