Sanctity of Life/Pro Life

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

Prayer of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

Our Mission

To preserve, protect, and promote the sanctity of all human life from conception to natural death.

About Us

The Catholic Church believes that human life is sacred, and that the dignity of the human person is the foundation of a moral society. Through educational campaigns and prayer, our Sanctity of Life ministry works for the protection of all human life from conception to natural death.

Join us for our monthly meeting, every 2nd Thursday at 9:00-11:00am. All are welcome.

What We Do

  • Act as the pro-life center for the parish
  • Develop educational pro-life materials and programs to support our mission
  • Support national pro-life campaigns, such as 40 Days for Life
  • Facilitate pro-life events at our parish and in the public square
  • Support programs advocating for the unborn, mothers, victims of abortion, the disabled, special needs, ill, and dying
  • Provide pro-life liturgical suggestions, as requested, at the parish level
  • Support diocese respect life efforts and related public policy issues

Opportunities include:

  • Pray at abortion clinics
  • Attend March for Life
  • Participate at 40 Days or Life
  • Volunteer at pregnancy centers
  • Shop and deliver for CarePortal requests
  • Walking with Moms in Need companionship
  • Foothills Caring Corps volunteer
  • Special needs

Sanctity of Life and Caring Corps

Promoting independence and enhancing the quality of life for our "Neighbors", older adults and persons with disabling conditions.

How can you help? Volunteer to assist with grocery shopping, caregiver relief, visiting, minor home repair, driving to doctors and more.


A web based portal through which Our Lady of Joy Sanctity of Life volunteers provide resources to children in need: Furniture, strollers, car seats, clothes, toys, diapers and more.

How can you help? Volunteer to shop for items and if able, deliver to the children and their parent or guardian.

Walking With Moms in Need

A nationwide program to help moms in need. Our Sanctity of Life companions “Walk” with moms in need by finding resources when faced with difficult situations and life decisions.

How can you help? Be a companion to a local woman who is pregnant or parenting in difficult circumstances. Work with the team who will assist in finding the right resources and facilitate implementation.