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Respect Life Month

         

 

Every year, the Church celebrates Respect Life Month in October.  This is an opportunity to consider more deeply why every human life is valuable and to reflect on ways in which we can build a culture that promotes life from conception to naturual death.  For 2022, our focus is on our call as Catholics to serve mothers in need.

The USCCB has provided resources which can be used in the parish, school or other ministries.  The resources include a payer card, an action guide with simple steps to celebrate Respect Life Month as well as a short reflection on our call as Christians to care for moms and respect life.  The online resources can be found here:  Respect Life Month

Ways to Get Involved 

1.  40 Days for Life, Fall Prayer Vigil in Montclair, NJ

LIFENET is organizing a "40 Days for Life" effort of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion in America from Wednesday, September 28th through Sunday, November 6th.  We are asking people to come and pray for 1 hour per week for 6 weeks between the hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm across the street from Pilgrim Medical Center (a high volume abortion center) in Montclair, 396 Bloomfield Avenue.  To get more information or to sign up to volunteer, call Lisa Hart at 973-769-4422 or email lisahartpt@yahoo.com.  Or go directly to 40daysforlife.com and put "Montclair NJ" in under "locations" and sign up online.

2.  40 Days for Life, Fall Prayer Vigil in Hackensack, NJ

A prayer vigil will be taking place in Hackensack from Wednesday, September 28th through Sunday, November 6th.  We are asking that people come and pray for 1 hour per week for 6 weeks between the hours of 7:00am and 2:00pm across from Women's Choice Abortion Clinic located at 10 Zabriskie Street, Hackensack on the days they perform abortions, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  For more information or to sign up, contact Margaret at 201-805-0937 or by email at scullyfam@yahoo.com.

 

Contact Us

Respect Life Office
171 Clifton Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
 
Cheryl A. Riley
Director
973-497-4350
 
Christine Geiges-Krey
Administrative Assistant
973-497-4348
 
Pete Hernandez
Coordinator Mercy House
201-687-8185
 
Annette Miller
Coordinator Mercy House
201-687-8139
 
Steve Taylor
Logistics Coordinator
973-643-8000
 
Fr. Jim Weiner
Chaplain
551-338-3070
 
The Mercy House
973-643-8000