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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

Life Issues Forum: Each Of Us Is A Masterpiece Of God’s Creation

By: Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities My dear friends in Christ:Pope Francis has captivated the world with his humility, warmth and compassion for each person. Vivid accounts of his tendern
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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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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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Upcoming Events

Respect Life Ministry Training – Level I: Gospel of Life

22 Oct 2014 | 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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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

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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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