Thesesuggestions are simply meant to provide some ideas for use of the Respect Life materials in faith formation efforts. Be sure to know and follow all local policies and procedures, particularly safe environment and parental
rights policies, and to obtain the appropriate permissions before moving
forward. If you have any questions about applicable policies, contact your
parish, school, diocese, and/or other relevant authoritative entities.DID YOU KNOW?
You can either order the Respect Life materials, or download them for FREE!
Print the poster, make
copies and hand them out to participants in faith formation programs.
Incorporate the message of "Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent," as it pertains to respect for each
person's life, into regular programming.
Incorporate the articles into regular programming, and make
parishioners and fellow religious educators aware of them as resources.
Incorporate the reflection into regular programming to
highlight the Church's vision of the human person and how it relates to our
daily lives. It may be helpful to draw upon the Spiritual and Corporal Works of
Mercy for examples.
Using the Materials: General Suggestions
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)
(Print / en español)
1. Respect Life Program: FAQ
2. E-Tools to Know
3. Intercessions for Life
4. Respect Life Display: How To
5. Youth Contest: How To
6. Youth Contest: Flyer
7. Youth Contest: Judges' Score Sheet
8. 9 Days for Life: Leaders' Guide
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.
Catalog (DOWNLOAD / Request print copy by calling toll-free 866-582-0943.)
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
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