Office of Pro-Life Activities

Respect Life Event

in lieu of the Texas Rally for Life march at Austin

January 22 & 23, 2021 

January 2021 marks 48 years since the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, legalizing abortion throughout the Unites States. Join us as we commemorate and pray for the protection of the unborn. 

January 22:

National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children (7:30am-4:30pm)- join us as we unite in Eucharistic Adoration to pray for the legal protection of the unborn. Groups and parishes around the Archdiocese will be leading prayer and reflections over the course of the day. This event will be open to the public, you can attend in person at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart downtown or join us virtually. Click here to print the flyer. 

January 23: 

Candlelight Prayer Vigil at Sunrise (6:30am-7:30am)- join us for a parish-led Candlelight Prayer service the morning of January 23 as we unite in solidarity with the unborn. This service will include readings, reflections, and intercessory prayers. Contact your local parish for time and location. 

Panel Discussion (9:00am-10:30am)- A 3-segment virtual event that will include legislative advocacy topics, miscarriage & infant loss, and abortion healing among Catholics. Our guests include Greg Schleppenbach of the USCCB and Jennifer Allmon of the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops and more. You can join us  here when we go live. Click here to print the flyer. 

Respect Life Mass (11am)- Join His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, the Office of Pro-Life Activities, and Catholics from around the Archdiocese at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart downtown as we celebrate the Mass, raising our voices in prayer and solidarity for the defense of human life! This event will be ticketed, you must register to attend. If you can't attend in person, you can join us virtually through the Archdiocese livestream. Click here to print the flyer. 

Our Mission

The Archdiocesan Office of Pro-Life Activities is dedicated to promoting a Culture of Life at all stages and circumstances. 

Our Ministries include: Project Gabriel-support during pregnancy; Jerome's Hope- support after a prenatal diagnosis, miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant loss; Helpers- praying for the unborn; & Project Rachel-Healing after abortion. We also offer courses in Catholic Bioethics throughout the year for an opportunity to learn more about the Catholic Church perspective on respect life topics. 

We're still here to help during the crisis

During this time of uncertainty, the Gabriel Project continues its ministry to our mothers in need. If you or someone you know is experiencing a difficult pregnancy, please call 713-225-5826. We're here to help!

 

Foster Care & Adoption Services

 "Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me"  Matthew 18:5

November is Adoption Awareness Month. Visit some of our links below to learn more about how you can make an impact in the lives of the children who are awaiting adoption and parents that are discerning the call of adoption. 

 St. Joseph Ministry raises awareness to ways Catholics can support children who enter the State of Texas' Child Protective Services (CPS) system. Visit their website to find more parish resources.  

  A Prayer for Foster Children

An Adoption Love Story

If you'd like to pray for those who are on the path of adoption click here to access the novena of St. Joseph from the USCCB website. 

 The Office of Pro-Life Activities makes referrals to Christian adoption agencies, for more information call  713.741.8728 

 

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Nuestra Misión 

La Oficina de Actividades Pro-Vida de la Arquidiócesis se dedica a promover una Cultura de Vida en todas circunstancias y etapas. 

Nuestros Ministerios incluyen: Proyecto Gabriel- Apollo durante el embarazo; La Esperanza de Jeronimo- Apollo despues de un diagnostico prenatal, aborto espontaneo, nacimiento de un bebe muerto, o mortalidad infantil; Ayudantes- rezar por los no nacidos; Proyecto Raquel- Sanación despues del aborto voluntario. También ofrecemos cursos de Bioética Católica atraves del año para la oportunidad de aprender mas sobre las enseñanzas Católicas en temas de respeto a la vida.  

Continuamos ayudando durante este crisis

Durante este tiempo de incertidumbre, el Proyecto Gabriel continua su minsterio con nuestras madres necesitadas. Si usted o alguien que conoce esta experimentando dificultades durante su embarazo, por favor llama a (713) 225-5826. Estamos para ayudarle!

 

Crianza Temporal y la Adopción

"Y el que recibe en mi nombre a un niño como esté, a mí me recibe" Mateo 18:5 

Noviembre es el mes del conocimiento de la Adopción. Visite los enlaces abajo para conocer mas sobre como usted puede impactar las vidas de los niños que esperan la adopción y los padres que estan en el camino de la adopción. 

El ministerio de San Jose ofrece informción bilingue para individuos Católicos que desean ayudar a su comunidad por medio de su parroquia, a los niños y familias bajo el cuidado del estado de Texas por El Programa de Protección al Menor y a la Familia (CPS). 

Oracion por los Niños de Crianza Temporal

Relato de Una Adopción de Amor

Si desea orar por las personas que se encuentran en el camino de la adopción haga clic aquí para obtener la novena a San José de la pagina de web de USCCB. 

La Oficina de Actividades Pro-Vida hace referencias a agencias Cristianas para la Adopción, para mas información llame al 713.440.3443.  

 

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