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Pray and Take Action

Trent Horn this Sunday: "Catholic Answers apologist and speaker Trent Horn will address today’s crucial battle over human sexuality and family life" in “A Catholic Response to LGBTQ+ Ideologies” at St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12. See this link for details.

Remembrance of Aborted Children: The National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children takes place this year on Saturday, Sept. 18. Honor children lost to abortion by attending ceremonies at one of two gravesite locations: the Memorial Wall for the Unborn at the Sacred Heart of Mary Cemetery in Boulder (details at this link) and at the Respect Life Memorial outside St. Louis Catholic Parish in Englewood (details at this link).

40 Days for Life 365: We are officially hosting 40 Days for Life 365 in Denver as a new location. Read the Catholic News Agency story about our recent kick-off event. Our aim is to have a prayer presence outside the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, at 7155 E. 38th Ave., in Denver 365 days of the year.

40 Days for Life Fall Campaign: Sign up for an hour of vigil prayerfrom Sept. 22 to Oct. 31, and encourage friends and family to sign up. For details, go to Let's pray together for an end to abortion and the conversion of workers in the industry.

Eucharistic Procession: This holy and reverent event is too good to miss! Spread the word to those you know who believe in the power of prayer and plan to attend at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Bring your friends and family to this powerful event where we bring “Jesus to the streets” and fervently pray as we process around Planned Parenthood in northeast Denver. We will see you there! See this link for details.

Life Chain: Be part of this peaceful pro-life witness from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the corner of Belleview and Broadway in Englewood. See this link for details.

Gospel of Life Presentation in October: Nationally-known Cathy Ruse will be speaking on "Sex Education in Public Schools: Sexualization and Indoctrination." Because of the importance of this topic, we will be offering the same presentation at St. Thomas More Catholic Parish on Friday evening, October 22, and at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Parish on Saturday morning, October 23. Please see the flyer linked here and share with others. At each of the events, free will donations will be received.

Celebrate Life 2022 Events: Plan now to attend the Celebrate Life Rally and March outside the Colorado State Capitol in downtown Denver on Saturday, January 15, 2022. The theme is: Honoring Courageous Mothers. Share the save-the-date flyer at this link. Pull together a team at your parish if you have not already done so, and make plans ahead of time for your strong participation. Consider an early Mass where you are, and appropriate refreshments for travel if you bus in, etc. Design parish banners, swag, t-shirts, hats, flags, etc., to set yourselves apart from the crowd in an exciting way!

Bus Ride Option to Celebrate Life 2022 Events: We have partnered with to help each community, if they choose, find an option for local bus companies, which includes a discount for our event. See details and contact information at this link.

New Texas Law Stopping Abortions: "For the first time ever, a law that bans abortions after a baby’s heartbeat is detected went into effect," reads part of a column from Human Life International. Read it at this link.

Listen Every Week: Respect Life Radio, hosted by Deacon Geoff Bennett, airs each week on the Catholic Radio Network (1060 AM) with podcast downloads available at Hear this week's interview with S.K. Baskerville: What it means to be a gentleman.


As you all can see, there are many exciting ways to live out your faith coming up these next weeks and months! Purpose now to prioritize your time for these worthy events, and you will be richly blessed!

“Only one life, ‘twill soon be past, only what’s done for Christ will last!”

— from a poem by C.T. Studd


In Christ,

Lynn Grandon
Program Director
Respect Life Office
Catholic Charities


Catholic Charities Respect Life mailing address:
4704 N. Harlan Street, Suite 550
Denver,  CO 80212

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