Respect Life Ministry









Pregnant Resource Centers in Central Ohio

 

PDHC. Call/text PDHC 24/7 line at 614.444.4411 or the option line 24/7 at 1.800.712.HELP (1.800.712.4357).
http://pdhc.org/

Pregnancy Resources of Delaware County. We exist to provide life affirming support and services that strengthen families. We bring the message of life and hope to ladies and families experiencing unplanned pregnancies, and parenting support and education to all parents.
652 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH
http://www.pregnancyresourcesdelco.org/
740.417.9358

Birthright. For more than 50 years, Birthright has been helping women with unplanned pregnancies.
4766 N. High St., Columbus
http://birthright.org/
614.263.2514

Women’s Care Center. A non-profit pregnancy resource center that serves moms and babies through free pregnancy testing, limited diagnostic ultrasounds, and educational parent classes.
http://womenscarecenterfoundation.org/locations/columbus/
614.251.0200

Abortion Healing Resources in Central Ohio

 

Bethesda Healing Ministry is a Catholic Christian Ministry of hospitality and healing. Through a community of love and acceptance, all men and women suffering the effects of an abortion are invited and supported.
https://www.bethesdahealing.org/
614.309.0157 or 614.309.2651 (24/7×365)

Rachel’s Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing.
https://www.rachelsvineyard.org/
877 HOPE 4 ME (877.467.3463)

Church Teachings/Documents

 

The Gospel of Life, St. Pope John Paul II
Humana Vitae, Pope Paul VI

Respect Life Committee Notes

 

Annual Calendar of Events

Weekly on Tuesdays—Rosary for Life in Mercy Chapel after evening Mass

August—Parish Festival face painting/ balloon booth

Fall and Spring (during Lent)—40 Days for Life

October—Respect Life Mass as part of October being Respect Life month

JanuaryMarch for Life trip to Washington DC

March—Spiritual Adoption

May— Mother’s Day Collection

December—Pray for expectant mothers



Here is an explanation of the crosses that will be on our lawn in October.

The Respect Life Ministry of St. Joan of Arc seeks to help Central Ohio Catholics understand, value, and live out the Catholic vision for respecting life. Respect Life Ministry carries out its work in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Prayer
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Activism

 

Learn more about the ministry!  If you feel called to join our ministry, please contact us.

Respect Life Coordinator
Pattie Niese
614.792.1138
pjniese@wowway.com