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Most of the 2017-2018 Respect Life materials are available for free download!
a homily on the theme "Be Not Afraid," tying
it together with respect for each person and his
or her life.
Encourage parishioners to take home copies
the image, make a related resolution for the week,
and post the image somewhere in their home to
remind them of their resolution.
Incorporate points from the brochures into homilies
throughout the year, and coordinate with parish staff to make bulletin inserts of the relevant
article or other information available for parishioners at that time.
Use the bulletin insert versions of the relevant article in that week's
bulletin, and refer to it in the homily or announcements.
Use the reflection (in whole or in part) in the pastor's reflection in the bulletin.
Use as inspiration for a homily.
The Respect Life Program materials are meant to help you build a culture of life, whatever your area of work or ministry. Whether you're serving in a parish, Catholic education, faith formation, communications, or pro-life, youth, young adult, or campus ministry--there's something for you! (More Information: Respect Life Program FAQ)
folder can be used for more than just holding the 2017-2018 Respect Life
For example, put a label with customized information for your organization (ministry, parish, school, diocese, etc.) on the right inside pocket, and use the folder to hold participant materials for local conferences, retreats, and gatherings.
Make others aware of the variety of materials available to order from the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, ranging from prayer cards to posters and more.
Because of the wide array available, people serving in various capacities can find helpful resources for their job or ministry.
Give them copies of the catalog, or direct them to www.usccb.org/respectlife, where they can access it online.
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