These are the words that should describe our efforts to educate all Catholics and others of good will in the area of Respect Life. Our mission is the conversion of both minds and hearts to the truth of Christ. We seek to provide opportunities to successfully teach that all life is sacred from conception to natural death.
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Everyone needs help at one time or another. No one should have to face life’s challenges alone. As brothers and sisters in Christ, we are the People of Life. We stand ready to assist you whenever you need help. If you don’t find the answers to your questions on this website, please contact us at 609.403.7192 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Respect Life Mass and Witness | March 14, 2015
MASS FOR LIFE AT ST. ANTHONY CHURCH IN RED BANK
A peaceful, prayerful, pro-life witness – Mass was celebrated at St. Anthony Church, 121 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank. Immediately after Mass, the participants prayed the Rosary for Life. The morning concluded with fellowship and a light lunch at St. Anthony Parish Center and included presentation of Respect Life Poster, Essay and Video awards. For additional information, call 609-403-7192 or email email@example.com.
2015 Respect Life Ministry Annual Poster, Essay and Video Contest!
Respect Life Contest winners announced
May we have the envelope, please…..
The winners of the Department of Pastoral Care’s 2015 Respect Life Poster, Essay and Video Contest have been selected.
See the Feb. 26 issue of The Monitor for the students’ winning posters and essays. Students in grades kindergarten through eight illustrated posters, wrote essays or created videos using the theme “Each of Us is a Masterpiece of God’s Creation;” the top contestants in each category were:
1st Place: Grace Kennedy, St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, 1st grade
2nd Place: Kaila Castiglione, Trenton Catholic Academy, Hamilton, 1st grade
3rd Place: Sophie Bacso, St. Charles Borromeo, Cinnaminson, 2nd grade
1st Place: Emma Engle, St. Joseph School, Toms River, 4th grade
2nd Place: Grace Bertoldo, Holy Cross School, Rumson, 5th grade
3rd Place: Lexie Croge, Megan Panter, Mary Lambrechts, Riley Phipps, St. Mary of the Lakes School, Medford, 5th grade
1st Place: Elizabeth Piatkowski, St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, 7th grade
2nd Place: Amanda McNally, St. Mary of the Lakes School, Medford, 7th grade
3rd Place: Anna Kate Turning, St. Jerome School, West Long Branch, 8th grade
1st Place: Brian Dinnell, St. Leo the Great School, Lincroft, 5th grade
2nd Place: Matthew Colannino, St. Leo the Great School, Lincroft, 4th grade
3rd Place: Paige Jaeniche, Holy Cross School, Rumson, 4th grade
1st Place: Emily Gondek, St. Dominic School, Brick, 8th grade
2nd Place: Matteo Buser, St. Charles Borromeo School, Cinnaminson, 6th grade
3rd Place: Alyssa Romano, Sacred Heart School, Mount Holly, 7th grade
1st Place: Trenton Catholic Academy, Hamilton Twp., 5th grade class
2nd Place: Olivia Lechner, St. Joseph Grade School, Toms River, 5th grade
3rd Place: Caitlin Bermingham, St. Leo the Great School, Lincroft, 5th grade
1st Place: Gary Fletcher, St. Catharine School, Spring Lake, 7th grade
2nd Place: Faith Masonius, St. Catharine School, Spring Lake, 8th grade
3rd Place: Christopher Kuran, St. Aloysius School, Jackson, 8th grade
March for Life | January 22, 2015
42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision
March for Life on Instagram: CATHOLIC_DOT #DoTMarch4Life
Join pilgrims from across the Diocese as we “Celebrate the Gift of Life” in Washington on January 22nd. Your participation shows your support for respect for life initiatives. The March for Life is held every year on the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. The theme for the 2015 March for Life is “Every Life is a Gift.” Let us proclaim with our presence what our banners say in print: “The Diocese of Trenton Celebrates the Gift of Life!”
A list of parishes and Knights of Columbus Councils chartering buses to the March for Life is posted here. Call Donna Goodwin at (609) 403-7192 for additional information. Call or email bus captains to reserve your seat.
2015 Loving Life Logo Contest
Winner is Kerry Bates, 9th Grade, Red Bank Catholic High School
For more information contact:
Coordinator, Respect Life Ministries