Join us at Prayer in the Square

Public prayer each First Saturday at various locations.

Speakers Bureau

Deacon Alan Rastrelli, MD

Deacon Alan Rastrelli, MD, St. Francis of Assisi Supportive Care, LLC, Colorado. He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Catholic Medical Association. Dr. Rastrelli received a BS degree from St Mary’s University in San Antonio, and his MD from the University of Texas Medical Branch in…

Everett Fritz

Everett Fritz is the Director of St. Andrew Missionaries in Centennial, Colo., the founder and developer of a non-profit apostolate devoted to training parishes in discipleship and family-based youth ministry. He is the author of the book, “Freedom: Battle Strategies for Conquering Temptation,” published and released by Lighthouse Catholic Media and Ignatius Press in December…

Sandy Wanzeck

A cradle Catholic, Sandy Wanzeck has been active in faith formation ministries since 1985. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from West Texas State University and a Master’s degree in Biblical Theology from the Augustine Institute.  Sandy is also a graduate of the four-year Denver Catholic Biblical School and two-year Walk Through the Catechism…

Matt and Mindy Dalton

Matt and Mindy Dalton are the co-founders of Marriage Missionaries.  They have been doing this missionary work, full time, for the past 9 years. Once Matt and Mindy invited Jesus to be at the center of their marriage and the primary source of their love, they have a burning desire and passion to share God’s…

Deacon John Volk, MD

Deacon, Archdiocese of Denver Ordained by Archbishop Chaput 2009 Current assignment: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnstown St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Platteville Member Denver Guild of the Catholic Medical Association Board of Directors Divine Mercy Supportive Care Family Doctor Attending Physician & Clinical Faculty – Sunrise Monfort Family Clinic, Evans CO Medical Director, Sunrise…

Jenny Kraska

Jenny grew up in Prior Lake, Minn., a suburb of Minneapolis.  She attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., where she graduated with a double major in Catholic studies and theology with a minor in Latin.  She continued her graduate studies at St. Thomas where she earned her doctor of law degree…

Lynn Grandon

Lynn Grandon is the Director of the Respect Life office at Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Denver. She is also the Liaison for Healthcare to the Archbishop. Lynn was the Founding Executive Director for the Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, Iowa as well as Lighthouse Women’s Center in Denver. She also served as the…

Our Mission

The Respect Life office champions Church teachings regarding the sanctity of all human life.

We educate and inspire youth and adults throughout Northern Colorado with age - appropriate presentations on life issues. We seek to transform our state into a place where every human being is valued and protected from the moment of their conception until natural death.

  • We provide consultation to and collaboration with parishes, educational, and health institutions
  • We train pastoral leaders on all life issues
  • We serve as a resource and referral network for specific inquiries
  • We introduce pro-life issues into catechetical forums for adults
  • We serve as a resource network for those seeking information on specialized issues within the prolife spectrum

The Continuum of Care

“Defending and protecting every human life – from the newly conceived embryo in the womb to the suffering elder in hospice – and everyone in between.”

~ Larry Smith, CEO Catholic Charities Denver

"…the very right to life is being denied or trampled upon, especially at the more significant moments of existence: the moment of birth and the moment of death.”

~ St. John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae no. 18

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