Respect Life Liturgical Resources

Holy Hour for Life (In English and Spanish)

Prayer in defense of marriage and payer to end the death penalty

Spanish text for the Mass for Giving Thanks to God for the Gift of Human Life  The Vatican has approved this which will appear in the future Misal Romano, Tercera Edición. It may be used on the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children (this year on January 23). This text is No. 48/1 of Masses and Prayers for Various Needs and Occasions. The text is provided here for those who wish to use it on January 23 or at other Masses to promote the dignity of human life. (November - December 2011 issue of Newsletter, by the USCCB Secretariat of Divine Worship).

USCCB Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities

Blessing of Families

        -Book of Blessings, 1.1
        -Any time, especially Feast of the Holy Family

Blessing of Children

       -Book of Blessings, 1.4
       -Any time, Advent, Christmas, Easter Seasons

Blessing of Expecting Mothers and Fathers

       -Book of Blessings, 1.7
       -Any time, especially Annunciation (March 25)