The Respect Life Office is an educational, pastoral care and public policy ministry that seeks to instill respect and uphold and promote the dignity for human life as a sacred gift from God. Respect Life activities focus on the gift of life from the moment of conception to natural death. Our ministry promotes legislation to that effect and works to inspire people to recognize the gift of life in all its stages. We work to implement the guidelines of the USCCB’s Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities. Learn more
Respect Life Mass
Each October, our bishop celebrates a special Mass for Respect Life Month to honor the sanctity of life, from womb to tomb. All are invited to attend.
2019 Petition Initiative Documents