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Latest News

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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Respect Life Contest 2015

The Diocesan Respect Life Office is excited to announce the 13th Annual Youth Respect Life Contest for grades 7-8 Level ONE, and grades 9-12 Level TWO, this years theme “Each of us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation”.  We welcome al
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A Pilgrimage for Healing after Abortion

Over 1/3 of all women in the U.S. will have an abortion by age 45 (The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 2003), and most women and men who have suffered the experience of abortion suffer in silence.  In looking to reach out to those hurting from the effects
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Spiritual Adoption Program

What is the Spiritual Adoption Program? How does it work? Who can participate? Who benefits from the Spiritual Adoption Program? Where can we get materials for the program? The Purpose of the Spiritual Adoption Program is threefold: Encourage parishe
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Upcoming Events

Rosary and Adoration for Life

01 Oct 2014 - 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. Register your parish today.
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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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Marriage & Natural Family Planning

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Reproductive Technologies

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Conscience Protection

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Death Penalty

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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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