Purpose

To promote the sanctity and dignity of every human life, from conception to natural death. To educate parishioners on crucial moral issues which affect human life. To develop true witnesses who will take action socially, politically and in their own families.

Description

In order to implement the 2016-17 Respect Life Theme, entitled “Moved By Mercy,” we encourage participation in the following events which foster a culture of life in the parish, the community and the country:

October is Respect Life Month -- To make a difference in our country, we need all parishioners and families to participate in these upcoming pro-life special events:

 40 DAYS FOR LIFE: Peaceful Daily Vigils to pray for an end to abortion.

  • Sept 28–Nov 6, 2016, 8:00am–5:00pm
  • In front of Planned Parenthood: 518 Garden Street
  • Sign-ups: Bruce Garcia: 964-8321 or Gerry Nordsieck: 967-9739

 ROSARY RALLY in the Public Square

  • Saturday, Oct 15    12:00 Noon–1:30pm
  • In anticipation of the 100th Anniversary of Our Blessed Mother’s apparitions at Fatima, Portugal in 1917, we are gathering to pray the Rosary, asking Mary’s intercession for America. May she help us as we work to restore the Culture of Life in our country.
  • (Gathering Place to be announced)
  • Rosary Rally Captain: Gerry Nordsieck, 967-9739 or gmnordsieck@gmail.com

 FALL FESTIVAL for Villa Majella Benefit Hosted by the Knights of Columbus

  • Saturday, Oct 15, 2016
  • Junipero Serra Hall at SB Mission, 4-8pm
  • Program includes dinner and dessert, raffles, auctions and special music.
  • Tickets and Reservations: 683-2838

Requirements

•     Active membership at novenas, prayer groups and events listed above

Coordinators

Mary Ann Neilsen, 805-884-4049 or mneilsen7@aol.com
Gerry Nordseick, 805-967-9739 or gmnordsieck@gmail.com