Respect Life

Objectives of the Respect Life Parish Committee:

  • To develop an active Respect Life Ministry within Saint Brigid Parish
  • To provide assistance to our Pastor with regard to Life Issues
  • To work with other parish and ministry organizations such as Religious Education, Women’s Guild, Knights of Columbus, Youth, and Young Adult Ministries
  • To promote a consistent ethic of life

Saint Brigid Respect Life Ministry offers services in these areas:

  • Public Education and Awareness (i.e. bulletin spots, Life Chain, educational brochures, legislative news)
  • Pastoral Care ( i.e. Volunteers for A Beacon of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center, Annual “Baby Shower” for crisis pregnancy centers, promote Post Abortion Treatment and Healing, aka PATH)
  • Public Policy (i.e. voter registration drive, email alerts, Catholic Day at the Capital)
  • Prayer and Liturgy ( i.e. Archdiocesan Mass for the Unborn, sidewalk prayer at abortion clinics, and with the  “40 Days for Life” campaign, Book Club, assisting the Prison Ministry, Movie and Dinner Family nights)

Saint Brigid Respect Life Ministry is interested in addressing the following Life Issues:

  • Abortion
  • Artificial birth control/abortifacients
  • Assisted Suicide
  • Bioethics Issues ( i.e. cloning, embryonic stem cell research, in-vitro fertilization and fertility treatments)
  • Chastity ( Understanding and living the Theology of the Body, God’s plan for our sexuality)
  • Death Penalty/Capital Punishment
  • Euthanasia
  • Human Trafficking/ sexual exploitation due to the possible forced abortions
  • Infanticide

Church Teaching on Life Issues Resources:

Respect Life Websites for Catholics:

Archdiocese of Atlanta – Respect Life Ministry
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Pro-Life Secretariat
USCCB Public Policy Effort – National Committee for a Human Life Amendment
National Catholic Bioethics Center
Post Abortion Treatment and Healing (PATH) – Local
Project Rachel (Nationwide)
The Pregnancy Centers of Johns Creek & Decatur (A Beacon of Hope)
A Beacon of Hope Volunteers

Pregnancy Aid Clinic (two locations)

411 King Arnold St., Hapeville, GA 30354
404-763-4432

281 S. Atlanta St., Roswell, GA  30075
404-282-1211

pregnancyaidclinic@gmail.com
www.pregancyaidclinic.org

Archdiocesan Contact Information

Brendan Dudley
Respect Life Director, bdudley@archatl.com

2401 Lake Park Dr., SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

Respect Life Ministry

404.920.7360 – Office
404.920.7362 – Direct Line
404.920.7365 – Project Rachel

The Saint Brigid Parish Respect Life Ministry invites all to receive our email announcements and alerts from the Atlanta Archdiocesan Pro-life Office and Parish Ministry. If you would like to be put on our mailing list for these purposes only, please submit your questions to Cathy Schneider at respectlife.saintbrigid@gmail.com.