RESPECT LIFE GROUP

This committee coordinates parish pro-life activities and parish-sponsored involvement in the community.  Some of the activities and programs include ‘Life Chain’; ‘Pennies for Life’, ‘Respect Life Sunday’ activities, prayer vigils for pro-life concerns, bulletin stuffer information sheets, etc. 

What is Rachel's Vineyard?

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Rachel’s Vineyard is a weekend retreat offered specifically for men and women seeking hope and healing after an abortion.  A ministry of the diocese of Peoria, this program is designed to help women and men burdened by abortion by bringing them closer to God’s merciful heart.  During the weekend, participants will have the opportunity to examine their abortion experience, identify the ways that the loss has impacted them in the past and present, and helps to acknowledge any unresolved feelings that many individuals struggle with after abortion. Click here to find out more