Respect Life

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Join us to celebrate LIFE at every age and every stage!
Meetings are the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Pauline Center
All are WELCOME!

Questions? Maria Goldstein

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Here are a few of our activities throughout the year:

  • Monthly Prayer Vigils outside an abortion clinic – 2nd Saturday of the month.
    Meet at the church after the 8:00 mass at 8:30 to carpool to clinic on River Rd. in Des Plaines.
  • Monthly Eucharistic Adoration – First Fridays of the month all day and throughout the night.
  • Lenten Fish Frys – During Lent we volunteer to help with the Knights of Columbus
  • Mother’s Day Flower Sale – After all masses to benefit the Women’s Center (May)
  • 4th of July Parade in Palatine – We march under the banner of Life with other area churches.
  • Tootsie Roll Drive with the K of C to benefit the mentally handicapped. (Sept.)
  • Baby Bottle Drive to raise money for the Women’s Center (October)
  • NorthWest Families March for Life in Palatine (October)
  • Respect Life Month awareness parish-wide activities in October
  • 40 Days for Life campaign to end abortion – Fall campaign during Sept./Oct. and spring campaign during Lent. For more information about this powerful movement see
  • Spiritual Adoption – This is a prayer campaign to pray for a specific baby in a crisis pregnancy. Read about how you can “adopt” a baby here:
  • Hugs for the Homebound – We partner with the school children to send out monthly cards to parishioners or friends/relatives of parishioners who are homebound to let them know we care about them and they are in our prayers. If you know someone who could use a “hug,” email your request to Maria Goldstein
  • Father’s Day Gifts – To support and encourage the important role of fathers in our culture, we offer tokens of our appreciation every Father’s Day.