Respect Life

Contact: Joan Mullane

Mission Statement: Respect Life is a ministry that attempts to bring awareness within the parish to the clash between the culture of life and the culture of death.

Current Activities: A summary of the activities that Respect Life conducts on a yearly basis includes: The Rosary Crusade for Life; Pro-life flyers in bulletins; Life Chain in Beaufort; White Cross Display; An annual Rally for Life near the Thrift Shop; Stand Up for Life Rally in Columbia; March for Life in Washington DC; An annual Spiritual Adoption Program; and Prayer Vigils at Savannah Abortion Clinics.


Saturday, January 6th - Stand up for Life and Rally in Columbia, SC - For more information on this Rally, please click on this link.

Sunday, January 14th - Rally for Life in Hilton Head, from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in front of the St. Francis Thrift Shop (278 between Mathews Drive and Beach City Road - next to Dunkin Donuts)

Friday, January 19th - March for Life in Washington, D. C.  For more information on the March for Life, please click on this link.

40 Days for Life Campaign
Here is how to take part:

The St. Gianna Respect Life Ministry of St. Gregory the Great has a year-round prayerful presence at the Savannah abortion facility. 

Local Contact:  Linda Bauer - 843-706-3441 or e-mail at

Vigil Location:  Outside Savannah Medical Clinic at 120 E. 34th Street (near the corner of Abercorn).

Vigil Hours:  Anytime during the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Prayers Needed:  Twins were recently saved from abortion at this location, but your prayers are critical for this ministry of love and hope.

We thank God for the results of 20 previous Days for Life campaigns worldwide:

13,305 babies saved from abortion

154 abortion workers converted

86 abortion centers closed


Current Volunteer Opportunities: Participants needed for all the above listed activities. For more detail on these activities see Respect Life Activity Detail.

Throughout the year, announcements in the Evangelization section of the parish bulletin encourage prayer, meditation and action.



 Month Three

Your baby is quite active in the womb now -- although her mother won't feel her for another couple of months.  If her mother's womb had a window, you could watch your spiritually adopted baby squint, swallow, and move her tongue. She can make a tight fist if you touch her palm.  She is breathing amniotic fluid which continues until birth, although she obtains the oxygen her body needs from her umbilical cord.  The baby for whom you are praying weighs one ounce.

 Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, I love you very much.  I beg you to spare the life of the unborn baby I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion.

 Spiritual Adoption Reminder:  "Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, I love you very much.  I beg you to spare the life of the unborn baby I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion."


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