Sacred Heart Pro-life Ministry works to promote the culture of life in our parish community, working closely with the San Bernardino Diocesan office of Pro Life Ministries. The Ministry promotes the pro life agenda regarding abortion, death penalty, euthanasia and all life issues. The main focus, because of the great loss of life and the damage to mothers and fathers, is the abortion issue. Activities include: regular prayer, peaceful prayer at local abortion clinics, volunteer and fundraising support for our local crisis pregnancy center, Birth Choice of the Desert, referrals for post abortion healing, support for legislative action that promotes respect for life at all stages, and networking with pro life groups from other parishes in our Low Desert Vicariate.
Meeting Times, Dates and Locations
Prayers for Life: Daily after 7:45 a.m. Mass, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Litany.
Peaceful prayer outside abortion clinics:
Planned Parenthood, Fridays 9:00 a.m., 71-777 San Jacinto Drive, Rancho Mirage.
Abortion Clinic, Wednesdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., 35-400 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage.
For details contact Jeanne at (760) 275-6543.
Birth Choice Guild: Second Monday of the Month, 9:00 am, St. Theresa Room, contact Rose McGuire (760) 771-4589.
Pro Life Ministry Meeting: Fourth Tuesday of the month, 10:00 – 12:00 noon, St. Theresa Room, contact Jeanne Jewett, (760) 275-6543.
Primary Contact Persons
San Bernardino Diocese Director of Pro Life Ministries: Marie Widmann, (909) 475-5351
Sacred Heart Pro Life Liaison: Jeanne Jewett, (760) 275-6543
Birth Choice of the Desert: Patty Stringer, (760) 775-5683, web site: www.Birthchoiceofthedesert.org
Post Abortion Healing: Mary Huber at (909) 475-5352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Current, Scheduled and Pending Events
Low Desert Pro Life Alliance Meetings
September, January, April
Contact Jeanne Jewett, (760) 275-6543
Sacred Heart School, October Respect Life Month, “Pennies from Heaven “ (760) 346-3513
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