Respect Life Ministry
Respect Life Ministry

RCDA Respect Life: March for Life Bus Opportunities
Please find on the diocesan link: “Bus List Flyer” information on bus opportunities that are available for the public for the purpose of marching together as a diocese with Bishop Ed at the March for Life. Please share this opportunity with those who would be interested. If you would like your bus to be listed on this online list/flyer, please notify me. Thank you.


Diocese of Albany – USCCB's 9 Days for Life 2018 Novena – The  U.S. bishops’ annual novena, 9 Days for Life, will take place Thursday, January 18 – Friday, January 26, 2018. Please pray for the respect and protection of all human life with new intentions, brief reflections, and more each day. Download the novena online, or participate through Facebook, email, text message or an app. Join at

Broadalbin - Holy Hour for Life - Every Tuesday from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in St. Joseph’s Rectory.

Cairo - Gospel of Life Holy Hour - Every third Friday of each month after the 9:00 AM Mass. Location: St. Catherine of Siena Chapel. Benediction, pro-life prayers and Rosary. Call: (518) 622-3319.

Cohoes – Holy Hour for Life – Friday, January 19th, 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM at Holy Trinity Parish, Cohoes. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM. The rosary will immediately follow the Mass. Everyone is invited to join us.

Fort Ann - Holy Hour of Prayer and Pot Luck Dinner. Thursday, January 18th In support of The March for Life in Washington, D.C. Holy Hour of Prayer in St. Ann’s Church at 6:00pm. Pot Luck Dinner in St. Ann’s Parish Hall at 7:00pm. Please bring your own prayer petition for the Holy Hour of Prayer and a dish to pass for the dinner

Hudson & Germantown – Day of Prayer for Life – To mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and to be in solidarity with those attending the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, DC, Holy Trinity Parish will be sponsoring a Day of Prayer for Life on Friday, January 19, 2018. There will be all day Eucharistic Adoration beginning after the 7:15 am Mass in St. Mary’s Sacristy and ending with a Holy Hour for Life from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Please join us by dropping in for silent prayer during the day and/or by joining us for the Holy Hour.

Rotterdam - Holy Hour for Life - Every third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Location: St. Gabriel the Archangel Church. Sponsored by St. Madeleine Sophie Respect Life

Round Lake - Holy Hour for the March for Life – Friday, January 19, 2018 following the 9:00 AM Daily Mass. Location: Chapel within the church. Corpus Christi Church, 2001 Route 9, Round Lake, NY.

Round Lake - Pro-Life Rosary and Devotions to end abortion - Every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM in the Corpus Christi Church Daily Mass Chapel.

Round Lake – “The Secret of Life-Giving Love" - Saturday, February 10, 2018. Perpetua Life Care and Corpus Christi Catholic Church are offering a beautiful event for couples in our diocese in time for Valentine’s Day. Please register to reserve your ticket. Thank you.

Schenectady – Roe vs. Wade Anniversary Holy Hour with Fr. L'Arche – Monday, January 22nd, 5:30pm - 6:30pm at St. John the Evangelist Church. Fr. L'Arche will expose the Blessed Sacrament for Adoration at 5:30 pm. We will pray the Rosary, Litany of the Blessed Virgin, finishing with Benediction. Fr. L'Arche will speak and we will have plenty of time for personal reflection and prayer, concluding at 6:30pm. Any questions, call Patty Gutch: 518.372.3381 ext. 229.

Troy – Patriotic Rosary for Respect Life & Religious Liberty – Every Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM. Location: Sacred Heart Church, Troy, NY.

Troy - Pray the Rosary at Planned Parenthood in Troy - Every Thursday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, meet at Monument Square, Troy. Led by the Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe in association with St. Joseph’s Church, Troy.  For more information, please contact Peter Landauer at 518-320-6111.

Troy – Respect Life Holy Hour – The First Friday Holy Hour at Sacred Heart Church, Troy, has been extended to every first Friday of the month! Starting Friday, January 5, there will be a Respect Life Holy Hour from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM including Rosary, Respect Life Petitions, time for silent prayer, and confessions available.

Troy – Theology of the Body (TOB) – Starting Thursday, January 11, 2018, 7:00 PM Sacred Heart Church (310 Spring Avenue, Troy, NY), will offer a 9 week beginner's course, "An Introduction to the Theology of the Body: Discovering the Master Plan for Your Life". Please register. TOB of Albany Facebook page: Theology of the Body: Albany Diocese

Diocese of Albany Courage
Courage of Albany monthly meetings - please contact: email:; phone: (518) 496-4771. Courage ( is the apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church that ministers to those with same-sex attraction. Confidentiality assured. Courage members strive toward five goals, including living chaste lives in accordance with the Catholic Church's teaching on sexuality. Confidentiality assured. Please share with those who would be interested.

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We look forward to serving you! Thank you very much!

Renée Morgiewicz  |  Coordinator of Parish Services & Respect Life Ministry
(518) 453-6609  |  Cell: (518) 390-3936