Respect Life Ministry

We, the members of the Respect Life Ministry of St. Jude’s Catholic Church, in response to the Gospel of Life, commit ourselves to prayer, education, and action in the defense of LIFE.  It is our mission to foster in our parish community an awareness of the dignity and sanctity of all human life, from conception to natural death.  We are dedicated to observing and promoting the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church on all life issues, including: abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, assisted suicide, and stem cell research.

"Adopting one child won't change the world: but for that child, the world will change"

How to get involved with the RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY - We commit ourselves to doing our part in ending abortion and restoring a culture of life through prayer and educational outreach:

  • We PRAY the Rosary with Fr. Jim Stehly twice a month (The dates are posted just in front of the Respect Life pamphlet rack)
  • We meet at 10 AM on the sidewalk in front of the Newbury Park Planned Parenthood located at 1200 W. Hillcrest Dr., NP CA 91320
  • The Respect Life pamphlet rack is kept fully stocked and supports LIFE issues focused on by the Respect Life Ministry
  • The 1st Sunday of each month we have an educational outreach table after the 8am and 10am Mass
  • Students are welcomed to help out at the educational outreach table and receive community service hours for their service
  • We actively support the LIFE CENTERS OF VENTURA COUNTY by participating in their fundraisers: Christmas Poinsettia Sales, Dinner Auction Dance, and Fall Luncheon & Fashion Show

Are you interested in joining us?  If so, please contact Mary Linn or 818-889-7849 (Respect Life Ministry Coordinator).

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb - Psalm 139:13
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  • Pray the Rosary in front of Planned Parenthood, 1200 W Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
  • Sign up for 40 Day’s for Life
  • The Respect Life pamphlets are available in the vestibule are of St. Jude’s Catholic Church:  Life Before Birth   |   Abortion   |   Post Abortion  |  Prayers