Though the busyness of January is behind us, there are still many opportunities to advocate for Life in the upcoming months. As always, I ask that you please spread the word as broadly as you can. Success in any civil rights movement has always begun with the grassroots efforts of faithful individuals like you.
A Letter from the Bishop
In the wake of the tragic legislation in New York, Bishop Daly has issued a statement regarding abortion, Catholic teaching, and Catholic politicians who support abortion. If you have not done so already, you are encouraged to read the letter
Conference on Pornography
The Pornography epidemic sweeping our nation has been labelled a public health crisis, affecting men, women, and children. To teach about its devastating events and how this crisis can be fought, the Catholic Medical Association, in collaboration with Gonzaga University, will present the
Conference on Pornography: The New Drug
, at the Hemmingson Center of Gonzaga University on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Please assist us in spreading the word by advertising for it through your own Flocknotes, Facebook, parishes, and personal connections. The
Respect Life Office Website
has the link to the event signup and a pre-made advertisement which can be shared to social media.
40 Days for Life
Like Jesus’ 40 Days in the desert, 40 Days for Life is a vigil of renewal and healing and a powerful witness to the sanctity of life. Already, thousands of lives have been saved and dozens of abortion clinics shut down all around the country thanks to this ministry. 40 Days for Life Spokane will run from March 6th through April 14th outside of the Planned Parenthood location on Indiana and Ruby. This is an opportunity us to come together with a loving and respectful attitude to pray from 6 am to 6 pm daily for the children, parents, workers, and the heart of our city. To sign up for the prayer vigil, please visit the
. For more information or questions, please contact Joanna Hyatt at 310.339.7173 or
The Knights of Columbus from St. Thomas More and the St. Teresa of Calcutta Pro-Life Guild at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral both hold weekly rosaries for the unborn, their parents, and the conversion of hearts at Planned Parenthood on Indiana and Ruby. The Knights lead a rosary at noon every Wednesday, and the Cathedral at 3:30 AM every Friday. All are welcome.
As a reminder, please notify the Respect Life Office as soon as possible with any events (vigils, memorials, speakers, and the like) related to the Life ethic, whether abortion, end-of-life, assisted suicide, chastity, or any other such issue. Please also contact the Office with any questions, concerns, requests, or relevant informational updates.
Together we are building a Culture of Life.
Respect Life Office
on Saturday, February 2 at 2:02PM