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RESPECT LIFE

New Paradigm - Give thanks for Dobbs ruling but keep working for culture of life, speakers say

By Veronica Ambuul

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COLORADO SPRINGS. At the first Bishop’s Respect Life Dinner to take place following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last June, local pro-life leaders explained how the ruling is impacting Colorado and challenged local Catholics to change the way they think and speak about abortion.

Salida parishioner publishes book on human trafficking

by William J. Dagendesh

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Human trafficking is a violation of human rights and everyone must act now in order to prevent this crime from spiraling out of control, according to John DiGirolamo, author and member of St. Joseph Parish in Salida.

Mercies in Disguise - Miscarriage and Infant Loss Support Ministry One Year Later

by Ashley Slack

Linda Oppelt 0 115 Article rating: 2.0

COLORADO SPRINGS. Following the loss of our baby, Bernadette Marie, to an early miscarriage in Spring 2021, my family and I have found ourselves frequently walking the sacred grounds of Mount St. Francis in Colorado Springs. The presence of a large Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, complete with a kneeling St. Bernadette statue, has been of great comfort to me as I have grieved and sought healing. 

Bishop’s Respect Life Dinner tickets now on sale

By Julie Bailey

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COLORADO SPRINGS. In a little less than two months we will gather at the Broadmoor for the 11th Bishop’s Respect Life Dinner, featuring Deacon Rob Rysavy as the keynote speaker. If you haven’t yet bought your tickets or reserved your table, they’re selling like the proverbial hotcakes, so don’t wait too long. Last year’s dinner sold out nearly a month in advance. Tickets are $75 per person or $700 for a table of ten. To purchase tickets, visit https://secure.fundeasy.com/ministrysync/event/home.php?e=23585.

Summer has been full of Pro-Life Activities

By Julie Bailey

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COLORADO SPRINGS. Exciting pro-life things are happening in our diocese — none of them related to the Supreme Court of the United States.

On June 4, the Catholics 4 Life Network team supported long-time partners and friends from Life Network at Memorial Park and around the diocese in the annual Walk for Life. As a team, Catholics 4 Life Network raised over $90,000 for Life Network. That made us the top fundraising team — an accolade we have earned for more than a few years.

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