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

Pregnant? Need Help? You're not alone.

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 1-888-456-HOPE or email projectrachel@drvc.org


Read a brief explanation of this year's theme and new resources.
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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..

2018 Respect Life Youth Contest!


DRVC Day of Prayer and Healing for Women

Introducing a New Category, the Student/Senior Video Interview!
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“Behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” MATTHEW 28:20
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The next Diocese of Rockville Centre Day of Prayer and Healing for Women is December 9, 2017
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Latest News

33 Organizations Urge Passage of Conscience Protection Act of 2017 in Joint Letter

-The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined thirty-two other major pro-life, religious, and health care organizations on September 6 urging the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 6
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Statement on Court of Appeals decision in assisted suicide case

The Court has wisely determined that New York’s law prohibiting assisted suicide applies to everyone.
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2018 Respect Life Youth Contest! Introducing a New Category,the Student/Senior Video Interview!

We welcome all Catholic youth in grades 7 - 12 who live in the Diocese of Rockville Centre and/or attend Catholic elementary schools, high schools or parish programs to participate.
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Rosary and Adoration for Life 2017

The Respect Life Office invites all parishes in our diocese to unite in prayer and participate in this special program for life.
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Respect Life Bulletin Inserts

Bulletin Inserts are available for parishes bulletins or newspapers.
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The Respect Life Office is now accepting online donations for the Maternity Advent Project and Pregnancy Support, Post Aborting Healing and Respect Life Care and Services.
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Featured Videos

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla Lecture and Interview

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla visited the Diocese of Rockville Centre to speak about her mother Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.
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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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Take Action!

Catholic Health Services Pregnancy Support Services

Gianna of Long Island - Center for Women's Health & Fertility

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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Services and support help expectant mothers and their families.
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Providing preventive and specialized obstetrical and gynecologic care to women.
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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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Child Womb - Respect Life - DRVC

Abortion/Healing after Abortion

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Reproctive Technologies - Respect Life - DRVC

Reproductive Technologies

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Marriage & Natural Family Planning - Respect Life - DRVC

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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Suicide - Respect Life - DRVC


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Assisted Suicide

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End of Life Issues - Respect Life - DRVC

End of Life Issues

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