"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

Elizabeth Ministry Collection Of Prayers

Following the example of Mary and Elizabeth, we visit and celebrate the sacredness of all life! Written by the founders of Elizabeth Ministry Rev. Kurt Gessner, Capuchin and Jeannie Hannemann, M.A. The materials in this Collection of Prayers are designed to assist you in creating the
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Conference Provides Education for Opposing Assisted Suicide

In New York, we are facing a well-financed and well-organized campaign to legalize assisted suicide. View a video with highlights from the recent conference.
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Death with Dignity

The assisted suicide issue will soon be upon us in New York State and could have a great impact on care for those at the end of life. For more information on Catholic teaching on End of Life decision making visit www.catholicendoflife.org
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Does Assisted Suicide Equal Death with Dignity?

Human life is not a consumer commodity to be thrown away when it is less than optimal.
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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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Take Action: Urge State to be Pro-Women and Pro-Life

Let’s Be Pro-Women and Pro-Life! Please continue to urge your New York State representatives to pass the nine individual bills to benefit women.
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2014 Youth Contest Winners

The Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Respect Life Office held its annual Youth Awards Ceremony to honor participants in the Respect Life Contest at Kellenberg Memorial High School on March 27. Awards were given to the winning entries  which included bookmarks, videos, photo montage
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New York Catholics urged to focus on five issues with lawmakers

There are many ways to get involved in these issues. It requires a little reflection upon your own gifts, but we can each do something. Some of us might be great letter writers, other better at joining a respect life or social justice group in our parish, others good at speaking on le
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How to Talk to a Friend Who’s Had an Abortion

Begin by listening to your friend. Let her pour out the whole story without interrupting her. You don’t have to understand every detail. It’s important that she lets go of some of the burden she’s been carrying and that she no longer feels alone.
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