"Restoring respect for human life in our society is an essential task of the Church that extends through all its institutions, agencies, and organizations and embraces diverse tasks and goals...Actively promoting a renewed respect for human life is the responsibility of every Catholic."
MISSION: Respect Life Ministriesseeks to foster, promote & assist families, parishes and other institutions in service to life, marriages, & families with the ongoing task of protecting and enhancing human life from conception through natural death. RLMs' mission is to cultivate a Civilization of Love & LIFE! Restoring hope and grace.
Following the Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities of the NCCB & the United States Bishops': we engage in education, pastoral care, and advocacy through a campaign in support and defense of Life, Marriage & Family. Promoting a consistent ethic of life, we strive to provide a compassionate, but honest, responses to those struggling with issues of life, marriage & family.
2015-16 Respect Life Theme “Every Life is Worth LIVING”
"My dear friends in Christ:
One of the deepest desires of the human heart is to discover our identity."..."Our worth is based not on our skills or levels of productivity. Rather, we discover our worth when we discover our true identity found in the unchangeable, permanent fact that we are created in God’s image and likeness and called to an eternal destiny with him." -
Cardinal O'Malley For full statement
2017 ANNUAL RESPECT LIFE BANQUET March 19th, Sunday SAVE the Date
Pope Francis... On Care for our Common Home - Pope Francis LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. In the words of this beautiful canticle, Saint Francis of Assisi reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us. “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with coloured flowers and herbs”.
U.S. bishops have called on the faithful to renew a culture of life, marriage, and religious liberty in our country through prayer, penance and sacrifice. To sign up, TEXT "fast" to 99000 or visit
www.usccb.org/pray. ~ Anne McGuire, For Full Article
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