Respect Life Ministry
St. Gabriel's Respect Life Ministry
Dedicated to protecting life from conception to natural death, this ministry provides opportunities for advocacy and tangible support of the vulnerable. From support to the Pregnancy Resource Center to hosting speakers on Respect Life Issues, this ministry seeks to keep the parish informed and involved in issues of human dignity within our community and the country. CLICK HERE if you are interested in joining, and scroll down to the Respect Life Ministry.
RISE Against Hunger Meal Making Event
Sat., Apr. 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Please join St. Gabriel Parish as we sponsor a RISE Against Hunger Now Meal Making event at the church on Sat., Apr. 6, from 9:30 to 11:30a.m. This is a chance for us to make a global difference as we prepare over 10,000 nutritious meals for people in need around the world. We need just 50 volunteers for this important event which is open to high school ages and adults Please CLICK HERE to join us and learn more about the project.
Catholic Advance Medical Directives
When you or a loved one are facing difficult medical choices, you can feel very alone and very confused as to what is best to do and what is in keeping with the teachings of your faith. The Catholic Dioceses of Arlington and Richmond have a resource to help: “The Catholic Advance Medical Directives” CLICK HERE to access. (http://www.cdrcmfl.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Advance-Medical-Directive.pdf)
You also can contact the National Center for Bioethical Issues 24 hours a day/7 days a week for free consultation for specific, time-sensitive questions that cannot wait for regular business hours by calling (215)877-2660. You will speak with a credentialed bioethicist who can share with you the Catholic principles for addressing an ethical dilemma involving health care or the life sciences.