Sanctity of Life/Pro Life

Our Lady of Joy Sanctity of Life meetings are held every second Thursday of the month beginning September through June in the Teen Center at 9:00-11:00 am.

We have lively discussions on today’s religious and social topics that affect our society. We hold sidewalk prayer vigils at Planned Parenthood during the time of Lent and Advent.

We stand by the right and true teachings of the Catholic Church on the most important topics of the:

5 Non-Negotiable Issues of the Catholic Church

  1. Abortion
  2. Euthanasia
  3. Embryonic Stem Cell Research
  4. Human Cloning
  5. Same Sex Marriage

It's not just about abortion!!

Reference Resources

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith (CDF), Doctrinal Notes on regarding the participation of Catholics in Political Life

Pontifical Council for the Family, Charter of the Rights of Family

JPII, “Evangelium Vitae”, (Gospel of Life)

CDF, Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation

CDF, Considerations regarding Proposals to Give Legal Recognition to Unions between Homosexual Persons

LifeSite News

National Catholic Register

Catholic Answers