Office of Respect Life
Role of the Office
The Respect Life Office promotes the Catholic Church’s teachings on respect for, and the legal protection of, every human life from conception to natural death.
Upcoming Events and Related Resources
Midwest March for Life
With encouragement from the Missouri Bishops and the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, we are focusing our Respect Life activities at the state level.
What: Official Missouri Pro-Life March
Registration: Please use this online FORM. Please register as a group with your parish.
Voice for Life
The mission of Voice for Life (VFL) is to support life from conception to natural death. We promote awareness and conduct advocacy campaigns in accordance with Catholic teaching on today’s life issues.
VFL’s annual Coloring Contest is for all students and children of our diocese are invited to participate in the Voice of Life contest. The contest is open to children from Kindergarten to 12th grade and includes coloring pages, posters, poetry, essays, and t-shirt designs. There are cash prizes. The deadline is February 10, 2023. For information on how to enter click here.
Respect Life Issues
9 Days for Life
9 Days for Life is an annual novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life.
Participants can download the novena or sign up to receive the daily prayers via email or text message.
Resources are available to promote and share the novena in your parish, school, or ministry! LEARN MORE
End of Life & Natural Death
Find Post Abortion Healing — Project Rachel
PDF may be found here: English
Sr. Janine Tran
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