Sacred Heart Pro Life Ministry works to promote the culture of life in our parish and our community. The ministry promotes respect for life from conception until natural death. Information is available on all life issues: abortion, post abortion healing, natural family planning, cloning, stem cell research, euthanasia and end of life issues.
Activities include: regular prayer for life, peaceful prayer at local abortion clinic, volunteer and fundraising support for local crisis pregnancy center, Birth Choice of the Desert, education on legislative issues that promote respect for life at all stages, and networking with community pro life groups.
Meeting Times, Dates and Locations
Prayers for Life: Daily after 7:45 a.m. Mass, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Litany.
Peaceful prayer outside abortion clinic:
Planned Parenthood, Fridays 9:00 a.m., 71-777 San Jacinto Drive, Rancho Mirage.
For details contact Barbara Jimenez at (760) 902-1315.
Pro Life Ministry Meeting: Fourth Wednesday 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: Javier Lopez, Director, 79-440 Corporate Center Drive #106, La Quinta, CA 92253
Phone: 760-775-5683 Text or Call 24 hours: 760-984-4155 Website: desertbirthchoice.org
Post Abortion Healing: Mary Huber at (909) 475-5352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alicia Moya, International Life Services, 760-818-6717
Current, Scheduled and Pending Events:
January 22 - Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children and Liturgy
May - Mother’s Day Rose Sale
October - Respect Life Month, “Pennies from Heaven”, Sacred Heart School, 760-346-3513
December 28 - Candlelight Procession and Mass of the Holy Innocents
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