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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.


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‘Into Life: Love Changes Everything’

STAMFORD—Are you looking to enter deeper into the same spirituality of life from the Sisters of Life? In response to the overturning of Roe vs Wade and the diocesan call to serve women in need, Project Beloved, in cooperation with the Church of the Holy Spirit, will host “Into Life: Love Changes Everything”—a 12-part original series starting Tuesday, September 6, and running Tuesday nights from 7:30-8:30 pm at Church of the Holy Spirit parish hall, 403 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, Conn.


Featured News


Statement on “Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization” June 24, 2022

Today, with the U.S. Supreme Court reversing the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision on the right to abortion, we enter a new era of opportunity and responsibility to safeguard life and protect the most innocent among us. We welcome this historic reversal, which affirms the right to life of an unborn child and we pledge to do all that is possible to support pregnant women who face serious challenges.


Newtown March takes parishioners along Church Hill Road January 24, 2022

NEWTOWN—Following a Mass for the March for Life at St. Rose of Lima Church, dozens of people marched to the iconic flagpole in Newtown praying the Rosary to publicly support and bring awareness to the protection of all human life. (more…)