Here we give you a snapshot of some of what the Priests for Life family of ministries is doing in these days. We thank you for your support and invite you to get to know us better!
Join us for an ongoing novena of prayer for pro-life victory in Ohio until election day November 7, 2023. Learn more about the pro-abortion initiative that will be on the ballot that day at www.EndAbortionOhio.US.
Join us from August 28-September 5 for a Novena in Honor of St. Mother Teresa (www.PrayerCampaign.org/MotherTeresa)
Pro-Life Leader Frank Pavone has just completed an online course on abortion and scripture being released by Catholic Online. He is working on a book about the impact of Priests for Life on the pro-life movement as well as a book with Dr. Alveda King, Board Member and Senior Advisor. Pro-Life Leader Frank is also working on the election training seminars that Priests for Life is conducting in partnership with the Leadership Institute. As usual he is also doing daily broadcasting and a lot of traveling.
The political outreach department has been helping coordinate important election trainings in Florida and Ohio, in addition to the usual updating ProLifeVote.com, corresponding with people wishing to become more active in elections, answering your questions, completing various election research, and hosting monthly election volunteer seminars. Please sign up today at ProLifeVolunteer.com (if you have not already) to stay in the loop on our election’s communications!
We are preparing for our next voter training seminar, which will be on Wed, September 13 at 8 pm ET. See www.ProLifeVolunteer.com to sign up.
The Correspondence Department has been busy answering your questions! From how to get involved in the pro-life movement to the Catholic Church’s stance on abortion when the mother’s life is in danger, we answer them all.
Our Correspondence Department is busy answering letters, calls, and emails. You may submit any questions or comments you have to Mail@PriestsForLife.org. We are available to receive correspondence through email, online comments, phone, and physical letters. Give us a call at 321-500-1000, anytime, or write in a letter to PO Box 236695 Cocoa, FL 32923!
You can, also, submit your questions at www.AskFrFrank.com and/or look up answers for questions Priests for Life gets regularly!
Mary Stein, Priests for Life’s Correspondence/Public Outreach Associate, continues to keep up to date with current events, so that she can give our supporters the best information and advice possible. She is in constant communication with Pro-Life Leader Frank Pavone and the various members of Priests for Life. We thank you for your communication with us and your commitment to the pro-life cause!
The Travel Department is concentrating on August and September trips to include; the 2023 Care Net Conference in Mobile AL, Florida Federation Of Republican Women Lunch in Naples FL, EWTN Studios Pilgrimage beginning in Towson MD, Citizens for a New Louisiana Pro-Life Summit in Lafayette LA, The Justice Foundation Life in the West Gala in San Antonio, TX, November Election Training in Toledo OH, Pray Vote Stand Summit in Washington DC, Arise in Truth and Hope Revival in Montgomery NY, Germany and Italy Pilgrimage, and the 40 Days for Life Fall 2023 Prayer Vigil Kick Off in Kissimmee FL.
The Media Department is keeping an eye on several developing stories and preparing comments on them. Stories include the court decision that has come out on chemical abortion, the pro-abortion ballot initiatives upcoming in the 2024 election in several states and the presidential campaign itself. Every week we also collaborate with Executive Manager Theresa Watson and the studio team to present ProLife Prime Time News, which airs every Friday at 9 p.m. ET.
Our Pastoral Associate Dr. Theresa Burke of Rachel’s Vineyard is preparing to travel to Oceanside, CA to facilitate a Grief to Grace retreat that will be held during the last week of August. On September 28, Theresa will be giving a presentation on Rachel's Vineyard at the Discovery House in Mullica Township, NJ.
Fall is a busy time for Priests for Life at the United Nations (UN) in New York defending the unborn, women and the family. We started in September with the Holy See Mission to the UN’s Annual Prayer Service for the UN Community, followed by the opening of the 78th Session of the new General Assembly (September 5) and its annual High-Level General Debate (19 - 25 September 2023) with this year’s theme on the “2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all.”
Priests for Life also began preparation for statements to be submitted this fall for the upcoming 62nd Session of the Commission on Social Development (5 - 24 February 2024); the 68th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (11 - 22 March 2024) ; and the 57th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (29 April - 03 May 2024). We held strategy meetings with other Catholic Inspired NGOs and UN pro-life and family groups, and are looking forward to the UN’s 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and an event sponsored by the Political Network for Values called Affirming Universal Human Rights – Uniting Cultures for Life, Family and Fundamental Freedoms (16 – 17 November 2023). We will provide more information as these and other important UN related events unfold.
The Gift Entry Department is working on the monthly donation calls, entering donations and getting the mail from the post office.
Priests for Life is training clergy online with our Good Shepherd Project, helping them to equip them as courageous and compassionate advocates for the unborn and for healing the wounds of abortion. The seminars air on www.EndAbortion.TV and all of the platforms linked from that page. The next seminar is Wednesday, September 6 at 9 pm ET. See www.TheGoodShepherdProject.com for more information.
Priests for Life continues to provide daily online programming on EndAbortion.TV and the platforms linked from that page. See the full schedule at EndAbortion.TV.
Priests for Life is also promoting of a major new app showing the development of the unborn child.