Respect Life Ministry

Wanted: Respect Life Coordinator

The Respect Life Committee is seeking a parishioner to act as Coordinator of the Respect Life Committee beginning February 2014. The person will be knowledgeable in Church teaching on aspects of life from conception to natural death; be able to coordinate the activities of the Respect Life Committee, as well as work with the Life Issues Office of the Archdiocese. Interested persons should contact Jayne Rivers or the Rectory at 301-475-8064.

The Respect Life Ministry’s mission is to defend the sanctity of all human life from conception to natural death. It seeks to promote a culture of life in the community and fight against the culture of death.

They provide support to the parish, the community, and the Archdiocese of Washington, by sponsoring and participating in educational awareness programs, ministerial projects, and fundraising activities that promote pro-life activities in our parish, community and country. Activities include the annual March for Life in January and the support of Care Net Pregnancy Centers of Southern Maryland.

Contact: Jayne Rivers

Respect Life Websites

Americans United for Life
National Right to Life
Priests for Life
Project Rachael
Teens for Life

Natural Family Planning Websites

Archdiocese of Washington
Offers local class schedules and other resources

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

Couple to Couple League
International, Catholic, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and teaching fertility awareness (natural family planning) to married and engaged couples (includes facebook, personal testimonies, products, etc)

Family NFP
Informative, friendly website organized locally. Offers classed, materials & resources.

NFP and More
Natural Family Planning International, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization founded by John and Sheila Kippley in 2004. Its purposes include the promotion and teaching of chastity and natural family planning.

Chastity Websites

One More Soul
Fostering God’s plan for love, chastity, marriage & children (includes facebook, testimonials, NFP resources, products)
A website dedicated mostly to teens encouraging chastity and purity.

Family Honor, Inc.
Empowers families to come together and communicate about life issues, chastity and God’s gift of sexuality.

Death Penalty

Catholics Against Capital Punishment

Paulist Prison Ministry