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Annual Respect Life Program

Respect Life Program 2018 - ThemeThe annually-produced materials of the Respect Life Program are tools for integrating the joyful Gospel of Life across the breadth of Catholic life, work, and ministry.

Ranging from prayers to digital resources & from quick info to action ideas, there's something for everyone!

Take a look at the 2018-2019 Respect Life Program materials, or browse through previous programs to see what's helpful to you.

                2017-2018                              2016-2017                                  2015-2016

Respect Life 2017   2016-17 Respect Life Program: Moved by Mercy   2015-16 Respect Life Program: Every Life is Worth Living

  • 2014-2015: Each of us is a masterpiece of God's creation.
  • 2013-2014: Open your hearts to life!
  • 2012-2013: Faith opens our eyes to human life in all its grandeur and beauty.
  • 2011-2012: I came that all might have life, and have it to the full!


Bulletin Inserts


Respect Life Program 2018 - Bulletin Perfect Gift

The Respect Life Program brochures from the last several years are available to download as two-page flyers in either English or Spanish. 

You are welcome to reproduce any of these flyers or text from the brochures without further permission, provided these guidelines are followed.

(If you have any difficulty with a file's permission settings, please contact @email, and include in your email what you would like to use and what you plan to do with it.)


Respect Life VideosFrom highlights of March for Life-related events to personal stories against assisted suicide, a variety of videos is available to help you share the Gospel of Life!

Church Documents and Teachings

Pope John Paul II waves as he arrives at Miami International Airport at the start of his 1987 trip to the United States.  (CNS photo/Joe Rimkus Jr.)Evangelium vitae: On the Value and Inviolability of Human Life
Pope John Paul II, March 25, 1995

Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities:
A Campaign in Support of Life

USCCB, November 2001

Living the Gospel of Life: A Challenge to American Catholics
USCCB, November 1998



Respect Life Program

To order materials from the Respect Life catalog, send in a completed order form, or call toll-free 866-582-0943.

Respect Life Program 2018 - Catalog

As part of the annual Respect Life Program, 6-8 new articles are published each year on a variety of topics related to respect for human life. They can be ordered as print brochures, and are available for free in a number of digital formats.

The digital formats of these articles may be reproduced without further permission, provided these guidelines are followed.

Articles by Publication Year