October is Respect Life Month! This year, we are focusing on St. Joseph, defender of life. His unhesitating adherence to God’s will as he faithfully and lovingly protected the Christ Child and the Blessed Mother bears witness to our own call as Christians.

If you or someone you know is suffering after abortion, confidential, non-judgmental help is available from Project Rachel Ministry. Visit the “Find Help” map on HopeAfterAbortion.org to find the nearest diocesan ministry. Spanish speakers may visit EsperanzaPosAborto.org.