RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY
A MINISTRY THAT RESPECTS LIFE FROM
CONCEPTION TO NATURAL DEATH
For more information on Respect Life, contact Mary Kinney, at 815-519-7066
If you are interested in joining the Respect Life Ministry, we will be having a
planning meeting on Monday, June 5 at
6pm in Wahl Hall. We will be planning
summer activities and early Fall activities. All are welcome and we hope to keep the meeting to about 1 hour.
If you would like more information please contact Mary Kinney, St. Rita’s Respect Life Coordinator at 815-519-7066 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM WEEK 2022-LIFE AND DIGNITY FOR ALL JUNE 22 TO JUNE 29
Religious freedom allows the Church, and all religious communities, to live out their faith in public and to serve the good of all. Beginning June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, the USCCB, invite Catholics to pray, reflect, and promote religious freedom. An additional suggestion for Reflection and action is available on the USCCB website.
Here at St. Rita, we will be praying the Patriotic Rosary every evening at 5:30 in the Rosary Garden from June 22 to June 29, including Saturday.
DAILY PRAYER SUGGESTIONS ARE;
June 22 -Walking with Moms in Need – Pray that local churches and communities will have the vision and the freedom to walk with moms in need.
June 23- Church Vandalism – Pray that Christian witnesses in the face of attacks on our churches will convert to faith in Jesus Christ.
June 24 – Adoption and Foster Care – Pray that people of faith will continue to have the freedom to serve the life-affirming ministry of adoption and foster care.
June 25 – Taxpayer Funding of Abortion – Pray that civic leaders would promote life and dignity for all.
June 26 – Religious Freedom in China – Pray for the freedom of the Church in China and that the rights of all religious minorities would be respected.
June 27 –Pregnancy Resource Centers – Pray that women facing unplanned pregnancies will continue to have access to support from people who help them choose life.
June 28 – Help Care Workers – Pray that governments will respect the consciences of all people who care for the sick and vulnerable.
June 29 – Free Speech – Pray that Christians will have the courage to proclaim the Gospel of life and dignity for all with kindness and clarity, even in the face of adversity.