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Respect Life Contest

Grades 7-12 and College Students in the Diocese are welcome to participate in the Respect Life Essay and Video Contest. This year’s theme is: “If life were more respected…”

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Rachel’s Vineyard

Healing, reconciliation, and forgiveness for women and men who have experienced the trauma of abortion. Find a retreat near you.

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March for Life Bus Funding

Is your parish chartering a bus to the March for Life? Apply for subsidy here.

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Welcome to the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life

Center for Marriage, Family & Life

In July 2012 the Catholic Diocese of Richmond launched this initiative to provide support for both clergy and the lay faithful through a “center” approach rather than a diocesan office. The hope of the Bishop is that this structure becomes more than an office – it becomes a “center for excellence” in Marriage, Family, and Life for our Diocese.

Through a “center” approach the combined wisdom of various subject matter experts will be coupled with infrastructure relationships and processes that already exist within the Diocesan Pastoral Center structure.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October, in addition to being Respect Life Month, is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have compiled a list of great resources for people to use in order to educate themselves and others about this important issue. Main USCCB page on domestic violence: Click here for a full statement “When I Call forHelp” plus a […]

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Life Chain events

On Sunday, October 2 stand with thousands of pro-life individuals throughout the USA and Canada in honor of millions of babies whose lives have been lost to abortion and to pray for people in situations of unexpected pregnancies. LIFE CHAIN is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 90 minutes praying for […]

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9-week Novena for the Elections

This edition of Life Issues Forum is available in English and Spanish, and has been posted to the USCCB website. The Life Issues Forum is a bi-weekly column by Pro-Life Secretariat staff addressing the latest issues on the culture of life. This column is reposted here with permission from the Pro-Life Secretariate of the USCCB. Praying for Our […]

A Message from Bishop DiLorenzo

Welcome to this new initiative in our diocese! Marriage is the center of Catholic family life and the vocation through which most people live out their baptismal commitment.

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