Respect Life

Ministry

“Every human life, from the moment of conception until death, is sacred because the human person has been willed for its own sake in the image and likeness of the living and Holy God.” Catechism 2319

HELP LINES:

(all calls confidential)

UNEXPECTED PREGNANCY

 

Women’s Care Center

717-854-6285 or www.womenscarecenter.org

 

Human Life Services

717-846-2384 or hls@humanlifeservices.org

 

(Both located in York)

HELP AFTER ABORTION

 

Project Rachel Ministry

1-888-456-HOPE (4673)

 

 

Rachel's Vineyard Retreats

“A safe place to renew, rebuild & redeem hearts broken by abortion”

Director: Becky Biter

717-788-4959 or undefeatedcourage@gmail.com

PRO-LIFE INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES

Pattie Evans

Respect Life Chair,

St. John the Baptist Church

Tom Evans

Respect Life Chair, 

K of C Council #8891

 

717-235-8833 or tomevans54@comcast.net 

40 Days of Lent begins February 17 (Ash Wednesday). Come join the pro-life prayer Vigilers, prayerfully and peacefully, from the area churches, across the street from Planned Parenthood during Lent. Please give up an hour of your time to pray for moms, dads and babies. There will be leaders present on Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm, Wednesdays, and Fridays (Abortion days) from 8am - 2:30pm.

 

During the pandemic, Planned Parenthood has been open and prayer Vigilers have been present. During the pandemic, 14 babies and moms have been saved from abortion, thanks be to God. Many more lives taken. 
 

For more information, contact Tom & Pattie Evans,  tomevans54@comcast.net  or call/text  717-999-4025 

MISSION

To highlight the sanctity of life from conception until natural death and to encourage parishioners to actively participate in pro-life activities.

PRO-LIFE ACTIVITIES AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST

  • Bus to Washington, DC for the March for Life in January (along with Knights of Columbus)

  • Coins for Babies (donations to Women’s Care Center & Human Life Services)

  • 40 Days for Life, standing Vigil and praying for the end of abortion in front of Planned Parenthood, York

  • Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat (donating meals or an hour of Adoration)

  • Memorial Service for Babies Never Born; Praying the Rosary for Life the 3rd Sunday monthly

  • Life displays in the atrium and praying the Rosary every Sunday in October (pro- life month) in the main church in front of Our Lady of Guadeloupe

  • Patriotic Rosary and Service during Religious Freedom Week in June

  • Opportunities every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (abortion days) to stand in prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood, York and offer other options to moms & babies.