Reminder: October is Respect Life Month

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Here are ways you can get involved during the rest of this Respect Life Month:


~ As you know, 40 Days for Life is underway, and it is the month of the Holy Rosary and Respect Life Month! What a perfect opportunity to join our good shepherd in prayer for lives at risk. 

 - Remember, you can sign up to stand up at


~Bishop Burbidge will be marking Respect Life Month in special ways. Please spread the word.

  - All are invited to pray the rosary with Bishop Burbidge on Saturday, October 24 at 8 a.m. at the abortion facility at 900 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046:

  - The Monthly Holy Hour for healing and conversion within families on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30pm at St. Leo the Great in Fairfax.  This will be livestreamed, too:

  - Please join Bishop Burbidge as he leads a rosary at 8am on Saturday, October 24 at the Falls Church abortion facility. (900 S. Washington Street, Falls Church 22046.)


Good resources available here, too:


1.   For the Pro Life Pledge from VSHL, Virginia Society for Human Life.


2.   For signing opposition to the Right to abortion Amendment (VIRGINIA) from VSHL


3. - This link takes you to the International Prayer and Fasting Conference, October 12 - 20th (Started today; Mass with Bishop Strickland @1PM, Chaplet of Divine Mercy @3PM)  Rainy Columbus Holiday: indoor exercise for your soul.

Here's the schedule so you can choose when to tune in.


5. From our Diocesan Project Rachel office:

         Spiritual Bouquets Needed - Offering Spiritual Acts of Mercy for Those Hurting from Abortion: 

Abortion leaves living wounded in its wake. Would you consider offering a Spiritual Bouquet in English and/or Spanish on behalf of the women attending our Day of Prayer for Women on Saturday, October 17, 2020? Spiritual Bouquets &/or Letters of Encouragement may be submitted online or via email up to 2 days prior to the retreat. For more information please visit our website or call (703) 841-2504 or