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ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA OFFICE FOR COMMUNICATIONS 222 North Seventeenth Street ● Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-1299 Telephone (215) 587-3747 ● commof@archphila.org ● www.archphila.org                                                        For Immediate Release             ...

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Gosnell movie

Posted on April 11, 2019 in: ProLife

On Saturday, April 13, 7 pm, there will be a showing of the movie, Gosnell in the school cafeteria of St. Eleanor's Regional School in Collegeville. This movie, set in Philadelphia, is based on shocking, true events and actual courtroom testimony. Admission is free. Rated PG-13 for disturbing material.

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ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN

Posted on March 22, 2019 in: ProLife

SEE THIS MOVIE. IT MATTERS.   A friend of mine, a mother and teacher, has spent the last 40 years caring for young people: her hundreds of grade-school students, her children, and her many grandchildren.  She’s spent those same 40 years volunteering in the cause of life.  Over the decades she’s helped open 11 prolife clinics; led and served on the boards of prolife organizations; marched and picketed; given public talks; and spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in person listening to and trying to help women faced with the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. She once told me that, in her...

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ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S WEEKLY COLUMN

Posted on March 22, 2019 in: ProLife

SEE THIS MOVIE. IT MATTERS.   A friend of mine, a mother and teacher, has spent the last 40 years caring for young people: her hundreds of grade-school students, her children, and her many grandchildren.  She’s spent those same 40 years volunteering in the cause of life.  Over the decades she’s helped open 11 prolife clinics; led and served on the boards of prolife organizations; marched and picketed; given public talks; and spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in person listening to and trying to help women faced with the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. She once told me that, in her...

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Saturday, March 9 , 2019, 6:00 -10:00PM Event: Beef and Beer to support the Gianna Center of Philadelphia Come support the Gianna Center of Philadelphia! The Knights of Columbus are having a Beef & Beer with a Casino Night theme. There will be card games, raffles, 50/50, door prizes and a grand prize trip for two to Las Vegas. Tickets are $45 dollars per person - must be 18 or older. Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended for this incredibly popular fund raiser! For more information please call Mark at 610 431 3338 or email: KofC3327@comcast.net. Location: St. Peter and Paul School Hall, located at...

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Learn Natural Family Planning

Posted on June 20, 2018 in: ProLife

June 29th, 2018 – 6-9pm Event: Learn Natural Family Planning (NFP) Engaged and married couples, as well as single women and men, are invited to learn about NFP. You will learn the signs of fertility of a woman's body and how to achieve or postpone pregnancy in this Church-approved method of family planning for married couples. NFP enhances the marriage vocation by fostering healthy and holy communication, mutual respect and selfless giving of spouses to one another. Location: Mother of Divine Providence Parish Offices, King of Prussia Speakers: Jim and Jen Volpe To learn more: Registration is ...

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Holy Hour for Life

Posted on June 20, 2018 in: ProLife

June 28th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event: Holy Hour for Life with the Sisters of Life The Sisters of Life invite you to join us for a special Holy Hour for Life. Come and pray before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament and with the missionary image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Music will be by the Sisters. We will begin with prayer in the Church at 7:00 p.m. followed by a social afterwards. Location: St. Malachy's Catholic Church, 1429 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia Register here!

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Respect Life Contest

Posted on April 30, 2017 in: General News, ProLife

Respect Life Contest ALL Junior and Senior High School Students are invited to participate in a ProLife Essay Contest. The contest includes all students – public–home school–private—all members of VBVM Parish. Grades 7-9 – Three PRIZES $$$ Grades 10-12 – Three PRIZES $$$ Grades 7-9 essay should be 500 words or less. Grades 10-12 essay should be 700-words or less. Your essay should be typed with a cover letter containing your name, school, grade. TOPIC: “What does the Sanctity of Life of the Human Person mean in your life?” E-mail your entry to: vbvm...

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