Respect Life & Social Justice

The Respect Life & Social Justice Office assists the bishop in proclaiming the dignity of human life created in the Image of God as the basis for the fundamental human right to life; and applying our Church's social doctrine to local situations.

Keep up to date and informed in the following:

Pro-life activities

Healing after abortion

Birth Mother support

Ministry to the Incarcerated

Political Life and Religious Liberty

Assistance Database

March for Life

The 2020 March for Life will be held January 24th, 2020. Check back for more information.

Word of Life Resource

Word of Life is a monthly resource for dioceses and parishes. It is available in both English and Spanish.

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Project Rachel

The Catholic Church's post-abortion healing ministry assists women with finding forgiveness and peace of heart through compassionate counseling and the Sacrament of Reconciliation

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Hope Lives

If you’ve had an abortion, you are not alone. Hope Lives, is a ministry for women who have experienced an abortion. Join at anytime, it is free and confidential. Women of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to attend this gathering as an opportunity to share your experience and find support.

Support Gathering takes place on 3rd Sundays of the month at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Brides Room from 2:30 - 4 pm. Bible Study begins June 9. For more information about please call (316) 269-HOPE (4673)

Birthmother Gathering

Join us every second Tuesday of the month at the Spiritual Life Center from 6:30-8:00pm. Birth mothers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to attend this gathering as an opportunity to share your experience and find support. There is no cost or RSVP required.

After the Gift Retreat

A weekend retreat at the Spiritual Life Center, offers a celebration of the birth mom - honoring her decision to choose life, offering her compassion and understanding, addressing the unique grief of birthmothers, and providing ongoing support after the retreat.

St. Dismas Ministry

Offering God's unconditional love, forgiveness, and healing justice to the incarcerated.

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Faithful Citizenship

Responsible citizenship is a virtue and participation in political life is a moral obligation.

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Religious Liberty

The bishops have called the faithful to Get Informed, Advocate and Pray for Conscience Rights. Join in solidarity to protect the conscience rights of all.

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Assistance Database

This is a resource for local St. Vincent De Paul Societies.

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Saturday
May 04

First Saturday Rosary

9:00am - 10:30am
Address
5107 E. Kellogg, Wichita
Sunday
May 26

No events today

Saturday
Jun 01

First Saturday Rosary

9:00am - 10:30am
Address
5107 E. Kellogg, Wichita
Wednesday
Jun 12

Apostle Build Ground Breaking

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ground breaking at 1311 N. Estelle, Wichita, KS 67214
Saturday
Jun 22

Religious Freedom Week

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Kick off Mass 5:30pm at St. Catherine of Siena - followed by Adoration - Wichita Adorer Religious Freedom.
Address
St Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 3642 N Ridge Rd, Wichita, KS 67205, USA
Sunday
Jun 23

Religious Freedom Week

Pray for Christian's in the Middle East especially those under attach.

Action: Donate funds to Knights of Columbus and Catholic Charities who help groups beyond our borders.
Monday
Jun 24

Religious Freedom Week

Pray the Rosary for those who serve in the Military and protect our freedom.
Address
Your home or Parish.
Tuesday
Jun 25

Religious Freedom week

Recite the Litany for Freedom with family and friends at home or at a parish gathering.
Address
Your home or Parish
Wednesday
Jun 26

Religious Freedom Week

Host a Catholic movie night with family and friends at home or at your Parish.
Thursday
Jun 27

Religious Freedom Week

Celebrate marriage Day.  The defense of marriage and the right of Religious Freedom.  Reaffirming a shared witness. USCCB website - A prayer for Marriage.
Friday
Jun 28

Religious Freedom Week

Fast and pray for Religious Freedom.  (Meatless Friday)
Saturday
Jun 29

Religious Freedom Week

Pray for dignity and that the right to Religious Freedom of incarcerated persons would be respected. Action: Find out more about the Diocese of Wichita's St. Dismas Ministry to The Incarcerated.

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Life Run 2019

Cancelled
Saturday, May 4

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2019 Life Run has been cancelled.

Contact Us

Respect Life & Social Justice Office

Catholic Diocese of Wichita
424 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 269-3935