Respect Life Ministry

CHRIST THE KING PARISH

Respect Life Ministry

 

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MISSION STATEMENT

 
To promote and encourage respect for life from conception to natural death through prayer, education and pro-active support of all life issues.    Each of us is a masterpiece of God’s creation.  No matter how the world might view us or others, let us treat each person as the masterpiece that he or she is.
 
 

A PRAYER FOR LIFE

Eternal Father, Source of life, strengthen us with your Holy Spirit to receive the abundance of life you have promised.
Open our hearts to see and desire the beauty of your plan for life and love.
Make our love generous and self-giving so that we may be blessed with joy.
Grant us great trust in your mercy.  
Forgive us for not receiving your gift of life and heal us from the effects of the culture of death. 
Instill in us and all people reverence for every human life.
Inspire and protect our efforts on behalf of those most vulnerable, especially the unborn, the sick and the elderly.
We ask this in the name of Jesus, who by His Cross makes all things new.
            Amen

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

CAPE COD BUS FOR LIFE AWARDS DINNER

The third annual Cape Cod Bus for Life Awards Dinner will be held on August 1 at the Corpus Christi Church Hall in Sandwich.  For further information, please contact Kevin Ward at 508-291-0949 or email.

BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN

Please pick up a baby bottle at the church entrances on August 1 and 2 and fill it with loose change for A Women’s Concern Pregnancy Health Center at 48 Camp Street, Hyannis.  Return to the church by August 10. A Woman’s Concern, also known as Learn Your Options, is a life-saving, life-changing ministry to women and couples facing an unplanned pregnancy. AWC/LYO is funded only by the sacrificial giving of the community.

CAPE COD’S PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTER

Learn Your Options, A Women’s Concern 48 Camp St., Hyannis, provides intervention to women and men in an unplanned pregnancy, prepares mothers and couples for parenting and aids in restoring those suffering the after effects of abortion. 

 

ROSARY FOR LIFE

The first Friday of each month, prior to the 8:30 AM Mass, the Sorrowful Mysteries of the rosary are prayed and include pro-life meditations.  Wherever you are, please consider joining this meaningful way to be involved in the pro-life movement.
 

DID YOU KNOW?

That Massachusetts sells the Choose Life License Plate?  Funds generated from this specialty license plate will be distributed to not-for-profit agencies within Massachusetts that support the positive choices of life, such as adoption and Safe Haven for unplanned pregnancies and newborns.

 

MEETINGS

A cordial invitation is extended to anyone who is interested in attending a meeting and/or joining this Ministry.  Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month in classroom C after the 8:30 AM Mass.  Informative round-table discussions include  how to pro-actively participate in supporting all life issues.  For further information, please contact Claire Twitchell, Chairperson or Secretary-Treasurer Betty Kelley, through the Parish Office.

 

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BEYOND an EYE for an EYE  ~ Mr. Bob Curley 

Presented at Christ the King Parish ~ click video to watch this moving presentation of a grieving father’s journey from death penalty advocate to opponent.

 

 

 

 

For more in-depth information on various pro life issues, the
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offers the
following sites: 

Abortion
Assisted Suicide
Death Penalty/Capital Punishment
Cloning, Human
Contraception
End of Life Issues/Euthanasia
Global Issues
Post-Abortion Healing

Pro-Life Activites
Post Abortion Healing- Project Rachel
Religious Liberty
Reproductive Technology
Sexuality
Stem Cell Research
Violence
War and Peace

Additional information can be found by clicking “USCCB Human Life and Dignity”