"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA
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St. Gianna Mass For Women and Families

Saint Agnes Cathedral Saturday, April 27, 2019 Register Today!
One-call outreach program and 24-hour confidential hotline: Catholic Health Services Pregnancy Support Services 1-855- 301-4CHS or Optionline 1-800-712-HELP (4357).

Hope After Abortion 1-516-766-2538 or email projectrachel@drvc.org

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The mission of the Respect Life Office is to enunciate and promote the principle that human life, at all stages from conception to natural death, is a gift from God, worthy of respect and protection..

Information on Abortion Expansion Legislation (Reproductive Health Act)

Letter from Bishop Barres on the Abortion Expansion Legislation (Reproductive Health Act)

The Bishop’s letter encourages us to contact our local legislators and elected officials.
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Legislative Roll Call on Abortion Expansion Legislation (Reproductive Health Act)

See how your legislator voted, and send a message to your elected officials about their vote.
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Abortion Expansion Legislation (Reproductive Health Act) Analysis of the Bill

View a a full analysis of the Abortion Expansion Legislation (Reproductive Health Act)
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Ways for You to Get Involved

Consider how you can give a greater witness to the truth that we are all created in God’s image.
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Bishop John Barres on the Abortion Expansion Act

In this special video Bishop Barres encourages us to contact our local legislators, elected officials, and continue to pray for a conversion of minds and hearts among the citizens of our State and our elected officials. 
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Sign the Petition to Repeal the Abortion Law

Express your firm opposition to New York's new abortion law by the signing the petition to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Urge him and the legislature to repeal the radical new law in its entirety.
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Day of Prayer and Healing for Women

St. Gianna Mass For Women and Families

Upcoming Opportunity for Prayer and Healing
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Saint Agnes Cathedral Saturday, April 27, 2019
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2018-19 Youth Contest Winners

The Respect Life Office is excited to announce the 2018-2019 Respect Life Youth Contest student winners.
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Tell your House Leaders that Assisted Suicide does not belong in MN

Tell House of Representatives Leadership to Say No to Assisted Suicide Legislation
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Prayer for an End to Infanticide

While efforts are underway to move this legislation forward, what is also greatly needed is an effort of prayer and awareness. Please consider sharing the attached “Prayer for an end to Infanticide” 
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Lent 2019 / Cuaresma 2019

“For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rm 8: 19) - Pope Francis
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St. Gianna Intercessory Prayer

Prayer for the Intercession of Saint Gianna Molla Patron Saint of Mothers, Physicians, and Preborn Children
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Gianna of Long Island - Center for Women's Health & Fertility

Catholic Health Services Pregnancy Support Services

Podcast and Reflection

Providing preventive and specialized obstetrical and gynecologic care to women.
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Services and support help expectant mothers and their families.
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Listen and reflect on podcasts on Infertility and Adoption from the USCCB.
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Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent: 2018-19 Respect Life Program

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March Newsletter

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Here you will find: Action Alerts on current issues and links to the Catholic Action Network and Human Life Action Network.
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Respect Life Parish Ministry Educational Overview Training

Educación Formación General Del Ministerio Parroquial De Respeto a la Vida

Opposition to Assisted Suicide Legislation

For all parish members who would like to know more about Respect Life or become involved in Respect Life Ministry.
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Para todos los miembros de parroquias que deseen saber más sobre el Respeto a la Vida o deseen ser ministros parroquiales del Respeto a la Vida.
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Catholics in the State of New York, should be very alarmed by movements promoting assisted suicide legislation.
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Crisis Pregnancy

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Abortion/Healing after Abortion

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Reproductive Technologies

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Marriage & Natural Family Planning

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Conscience Protection

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Serene Attentiveness to God's Creation

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Human Dignity

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Assisted Suicide

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End of Life Issues

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