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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.

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Click here to read previous blogs on 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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A few thoughts on March For Life 2015

However, on January 22, 2015, I chose to march at the March for Life. I was excited and nervous about marching.
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9 Days of Prayer, Pilgrimage and Penance for Life

Mark the 42nd anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision by joining thousands in this witness for life.
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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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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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Upcoming Events

Respect Life Ministry Training – Level I: Gospel of Life 2015

02 Feb 2015 | 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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Crisis Pregnancy

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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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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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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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