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

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 peace as the end of life draws nea
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Assisted Suicide

Human life is not a consumer commodity to be thrown away when it is less than optimal.
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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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Pastoral Care for Couples with Infertility Concerns

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 such as in v
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2015 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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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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The Problem of Human Trafficking

“Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity.” — Pope Francis, April 10, 2014 The United Nations Protocol on Human Trafficking defines human trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, tr
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Lenten Season: Make Your Hearts Firm

In his Lenten message for 2015. . . , Pope Francis asks us to “make our hearts firm” (Jas 5:8) and to be “merciful, attentive and generous.” “Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each communities and every believer. Above all it is a “time
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Gabriel’s Courage – Catholic Health Services

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 after receiving a life-limiting prenatal di
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