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RESPECT LIFE

A ministry of the Office for Social Ministry, working to protect human life from conception to natural death through leadership, advocacy, coordination, training, development, and community organizational support.

Contact the Office for Social Ministry, 858-490-8323

Additional Resources Exhaustive List of Pro-life Sites provided by Priests for Life


San Diego Groups


Association for Life (AFL) web site under construction at this time

A consortium of over 30 pro-life organizations in Name San Diego Type County. Contact Kent Peters at the OSM 858-490-8323, for information on the AFL and how your organization can participate.


People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty

San Diego Chapter - Contact Kent Peters at the OSM for membership information, 858-490-8323.


Catholic Charities
349 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101-3197
Phone #: (619) 231-2828,
Fax #: (619) 234-2272

A community service ministry of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego.


Culture of Life Family Services

COLFS has two locations

Central San Diego Center
550 Washington St. Suite 801
San Diego, CA 92103 and

Escondido Center
211 South Grape Street
Escondido CA 92025
Culture of Life Family Services offers quality Christ centered medical care including:

- Giving compassionate whole-person health care to meet the unique physical, psychological, socioeconomic and spiritual need of our patients

-Natural Family Planning education

-Caring for all those in need, not based on ability to pay

-Spiritual direction to women and families in crisis pregnancies.

-NaProTECHNOLOGY™ fertility treatment

Life Options

A program of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego which enlists parishes to support their local pregnancy-care center, and enlists the centers to assist parishes educate in the areas of respect life and relationships. Contact Joseph Horejs at the OSM for more information, 858-490-8323.


Life Perspectives

Located in Name San Diego Type County, a nonsectarian, educational organization which exists to restore legal protection and respect for all innocent human beings so that abortion, infanticide and euthanasia are neither legal nor desired. Life Perspectives is committed to promoting choices that will enhance the physical, emotional, and psychological health of women and their children as well as promoting humane and dignified options for elderly and infirm people in the community.


Rachel’s Hope in San Diego

Post Abortion Healing and Reconciliation for Catholic Women (and Catholic friendly)


Women’s Resource Guide
of Name San Diego Type County

A user-friendly referral guide for women seeking community resources for basic needs in areas such as pregnancy, housing, health care, domestic violence, employment, etc.


California Groups:

 

Embracing Our Dying

The Catholic response to the political and social efforts to promote the acceptance and eventual legalization of "assisted suicide" in California.


National Groups:

 

Catholics Against Capital Punishment

A national advocacy organization working for the abolition of the death penalty in the U.S.


Human Life International
4 Family Life
Front Royal, Virginia 22630
(540) 635-7884

The mission of HLI is to promote and defend the sanctity of life and family around the world according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church through prayer, service and education.
 

International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force (IAETF)
P.O. Box 760
Steubenville, OH 43952
740-282-3810

An international leader in the accelerating debate over assisted suicide and euthanasia. The IAETF concentrates solely on the issues surrounding assisted suicide and euthanasia and addresses these issues from a public policy perspective.


National Committee for a Human Life Amendment (NCHLA)
733 15th St. NW, Suite 926
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 393-0703

NCHLA works closely with the Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and serves Church organizations at the national, state and diocesan level. NCHLA assists state Catholic conferences, dioceses and Catholic lay groups. Its objectives include educating, organizing and developing pro-life legislative networks. NCHLA produces educational and program materials, communicates in a timely manner with leaders about legislative priorities, and presents Legislative Seminars to leaders throughout the year.


National Right to Life Committee (NRLC)
419 7th St. NW,
Suite 500
Washington, DC, 20004
(202) 626-8800
email at NRLCnrlc.org

The NRLC was founded in 1973 in response to a United States Supreme Court decision released on January 22 of that year, legalizing the practice of human abortion in all 50 states, throughout the entire nine months of pregnancy. The goal of the NRLC is to restore legal protection to innocent human life. The primary interest of the National Right to Life Committee and its members has been the abortion controversy; however, it is also concerned with related matters of medical ethics pertaining to the right to life issues of euthanasia and infanticide.


Priests for Life
with exhaustive list of pro-life sites

A movement of priests and lay leaders seeking to help the Church use its full strength against attacks on human life. Priests for Life embraces the consistent ethic of life as it is explained in the Bishops' Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities: A Reaffirmation(1985).


Project Rachel National

Founded in 1990, 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, consults on the formation of post-abortion support services within secular and religious settings including Project Rachel, provides training for care providers, maintains a national "800" referral line for those seeking assistance in reconciling an abortion experience, publishes the International Post-Abortion Support Services Directory, produces and vends audio, video, and printed materials, maintains an annotated book list, tracks support group models, and sponsors the Healing Vision conference at Marquette University.


Secretariat
for Pro-Life Activities

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 4th Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20017-1194
(202) 541-3070

Find out what
the U.S. Catholic bishops
are saying about

life issues


The U.S. Bishops' "Respect Life Packet" can be found here:

Respect Life Packet
2009-2010