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Join us for an incredible evening of timely and relevant information, equipping you to understand and dialogue effectively on the topic of the Transgender Trend.

Our Speakers:

Emily Zinos is the author of the Minnesota Parent Resource Guide – which explains the movement, how it is affecting our children, what to do in your child’s school, your rights, parent involvement and community building.

Deacon Dr. Lappert has been a plastic surgeon for nearly 30 years, and will explain the serious medical and psychological consequences resulting from using cross-sex hormones and surgeries — information that is not being shared by the national media.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:30 p.m.
St. Thomas More, McCallin Hall
8035 S. Quebec St., Centennial, CO 80112

Celebrate Life Rally and March — Save the Date!

January 11, 2020

See photos, media stories and video of the Celebrate Life Rally and March, held Jan. 12, 2019

Click nearby links to see all the coverage of Celebrate Life, which drew thousands to the state Capitol in Denver.

See photos, media stories and video of the Celebrate Life Rally and March, held Jan. 12, 2019

Click nearby links to see all the coverage of Celebrate Life, which drew thousands to the state Capitol in Denver.

"Made This Way: How to Prepare Kids to Face Today's Tough Moral Issues"

Schedule presentations at your parish, school or community group from the Respect Life Office

Pray for the sanctity of life and an end to persecution of Christians worldwide.

New Star

Parish Respect Life Leaders Manual

Gospel of Life 2018 Logo

Prophecies and Consequences of Humanae Vitae

Hear great discussions with prominent guests about our Catholic faith.


Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Pilgrimage in the Archdiocese

Booking Calendar

If you are interested in booking the statue of Mary at your parish, please select the available dates from our booking calendar here.

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

"…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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