Respect Life Month
"Faith opens our eyes to human life in all its grandeur and beauty."
Respect Life Month throughout our nation begins on Respect Life Sunday on October 7. The Month focuses on proclaiming and witnessing to the sanctity of human life, from conception to natural death.
Msgr. Robert T. Ritchie will be the main celebrant at St. Patrick's Cathedral for the Respect Life Sunday Mass on Oct. 7, at 10:15 a.m.
For more information about Respect Life Month visit the Family Life/Respect Life Office at: www.flrl.org.
There are several ongoing events and activities that will take place throughout the month of October. Click on the link below to see a full listing of all Respect Life activities.
Statement for Respect Life Month - Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Chairman, Committee on Pro-Life Activities for the USCCB
Life Chains - Life Chains are peaceful and prayerful public witnesses of people throughout our nation standing in prayer for an end to abortion and offering a message of mercy and healing for those who are suffering as a result of abortion. Most Life Chains take place on October 7nd, Respect Life Sunday.
40 Days For Life - 40 Days for Life is a national effort and community-based campaign that draws attention to the evil of abortion and the devastating effects it has on women and men through the use of a three-point program: Prayer and fasting, Vigil at a local abortion clinic, Community outreach.
- USCCB - The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops offers pamphlets, posters, flyers, and bulletin inserts for Respect Life Month.