2022-
2023

RESPECT LIFE
MATERIALS

POSTER

This Respect Life poster focuses on our call as Catholics to serve mothers in need, featuring images of women in different stages of early parenthood.

If you need a different file format or have any issues, please contact prolife@usccb.org.

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A PRAYER FOR
PREGNANT MOTHERS

Inspired by Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium vitae (The Gospel of Life), this prayer invokes our Blessed Mother's intercession. It is available as a prayer card featuring an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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FLYER

Introduction to

Walking with Moms in Need

 

This double-sided flyer succinctly explains Walking with Moms in Need, the opportunities it provides, and the resources available to implement it.

It can be used to promote Walking with Moms in parishes and dioceses.

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REFLECTION

Called to Serve Moms in Need

This short reflection connects our personal call as Christians to live out the corporal and spiritual works of mercy with care for moms and respect for life.

 

The reflection can be used as the basis for a homily or talk, shared in parish bulletins, printed in your diocesan paper, and included in newsletters. It could also be used as the basis for small group discussions at parish pro-life meetings, in a high school religion class, or simply among friends. 

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BULLETIN INSERTS
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Serving Moms in Need:
Living the Gospel of Life

This two-page bulletin insert explains the inspiration behind Walking with Moms in Need, which is a way for Catholic parishes and communities to "walk in the shoes" of and serve local pregnant and parenting women in need.​

This resource can be used as a bulletin insert or included in emails and newsletters. It can also be used to facilitate discussion as part of a core team meeting or for private prayer and reflection.

Living the Joy of the Gospel

A two-page summary of Pope Francis' encyclical Evangelii gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) explores our Christian call to evangelization and missionary discipleship, highlighting care for those who are vulnerable, like mothers and children on the peripheries.

This resource can be used as a bulletin insert or included in emails and newsletters. It can also be used to facilitate discussion as part of a core team meeting or for private prayer and reflection.

PRAYER GUIDES

Twelve prayer guides are available to help you regularly pray for mothers in need in your parish community. Each guide features a different prayer intention, short reflection, suggested actions, and more.

These prayer guides can be featured in Sunday bulletins, included in parish newsletters and emails, and more!

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