The Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of Bridgeport strives to build a culture of life by upholding and promoting the dignity of human life from the moment of conception to natural death. We work to implement the guidelines of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities, in which we are called upon as church with our resources, our people, our services and institutions to pursue the cause of life with renewed energy and commitment.
Through prayer, education, pastoral care, and public policy advocacy, we work to proclaim the Gospel of Life in our midst throughout all ages and stages of life. By working together diligently, prayerfully, and courageously in the Lord’s service, we hope to transform the culture of death that is present in society today.
Areas of Our Ministry
- Project Rachel
Project Rachel is a confidential ministry of hope and healing for women and men who have suffered abortion.
- Pastoral Care
- Public Policy
- Prayer and Worship
Respect Life Resources
- Evangelium Vitae – The Gospel of Life
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Pro-Life Activities
- Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activites
- Hope After Abortion
- Entering Canaan Retreats
- Catholic Medical Association
- National Associataion of Catholic Nurses
- End of Life Resources
- Birthright International
- Carolyn’s Place
- Hopeline Pregnancy Resource Center
- Malta House
- St. Gerard’s Center for Life
- St. Gianna Center
Adverse Prenatal Diagnosis