(adapted from Diocese of New Orleans website)
BECOME INFORMED about the issue and share your knowledge with classmates, teammates, relatives, friends, and neighbors.
When you are assigned a paper or project, CHOOSE A RESPECT-LIFE TOPIC whenever possible, especially if the project involves a class presentation.
Arrange a RESPECT-LIFE PRESENTATION for your Catholic group (Pro-life Group, Youth Group, etc.).
Ask your respect life parish coordinator to assist you in finding a speaker or call your diocesan Respect-Life Office.
Don’t walk away from discussions about abortion and euthanasia at school or where family and acquaintances gather. BE INFORMED AND DISCUSS THE ISSUES.
GIVE RESPECT LIFE BOOKS and brochures to your high school or college library.
WRITE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR of your local newspapers in response to articles and opinion pieces that endorse an anti-life position. Take every opportunity to propose the Respect Life position.
Join your parish RESPECT-LIFE COMMITTEE.
Start or join a RESPECT-LIFE GROUP at your school.
DONATE baby clothes, formula, and disposable diapers to your local Crisis Pregnancy Center.
VISIT the elderly in a local nursing home.
VOLUNTEER ONE EVENING a week with your local Crisis Pregnancy Center or nursing home. Consider spending some time during your summer with a camp for children with disabilities.
Put a respect life BUMPER STICKER on your car.
Wear a “PRECIOUS FEET PIN” – a great introduction to defend the unborn – on your backpack.
Say the SPIRITUAL ADOPTION Prayer with greater fervor. Introduce at least one friend to the prayer.
Hold a “Wash for Life” carwash and donate proceeds to a life offering cause such as Camp GLOW, a residential summer camp for adults with developmental disabilities.
Next time you hear of someone’s pregnancy, BE REAFFIRMING and give support to God’s gift of new life.
PRAY at an abortion clinic.
FAST one day a month in reparation for sins against human life.
Pray a ROSARY or NOVENA for 9 consecutive days to pray for an end to threats against human life.
PRAY for our political leaders, that they may have the courage to protect life.
Grab every possible opportunity to SPEAK UP for the unborn, handicapped and elderly that can’t defend themselves.