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Respect Life

Respect Life Ministry within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is overseen by the office of Dignity of the Human Person. Staff coordinates the planning of the annual Respect Life Mass, Holy Hours for Life, and distribution of annual Respect Life Parish Kits. Pro-Life Ministry Internet Resources are also provided.


"Moved by Mercy" Letter from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Respect Life Month

"Moved By Mercy" 2016-2017 Flyer - English
"We are called to show mercy because mercy
has first been shown to us."
- Pope Francis

The Respect Life Program begins anew each year on Respect Life Sunday, the first Sunday in October. The program is highlighted in liturgies and marked by special events. Respect Life Ministry is overseen by Social Justice Ministry / Dignity of the Human Person.

This office participates in the planning of:

Parish/School Resources

Pro-Life Ministry Internet Resources

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Pro-Life Activities
The Bishops' Secretariat for Pro Life Activities is the prime source for the bishops' policy and teaching statements on pro-life issues, including public policy information.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Departments
The departments of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops produce program information on a broad range of public policy issues of concern to the bishops.

National Human Life Action Center
The Human Life Action Center publishes program information on pro-life issues in Congress, legislative reports, fact sheets, legislative briefing pages, and action alerts.

Wisconsin Catholic Conference
The website for the Wisconsin Catholic Conference - the public policy voice of the Roman Catholic bishops of this state. The WCC offers a specifically Catholic contribution to state and federal public policy debates. The web site includes political guidelines, bishops' statements, press releases, newsletters, editorials and testimonies, and legislative information.

Project Rachel
Project Rachel is managed by the USCCB and is the Catholic Church's healing ministry to people who have been involved in an abortion. The web site offers information in English and Spanish with resources, prayers, and background on abortion's aftermath. For help, contact the National Referral line at 800-5-WE-CARE.

National Office of Post Abortion Reconciliation and Healing
The National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing, Inc. networks researchers and psychotherapeutic professionals working in the field within the U.S. and abroad, and consults on the formation of post-abortion support services within secular and religious settings.


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PO Box 070912
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0912

Phone:  (414) 769-3300
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