October is Respect Life Month in the United States, and this package of resources from our partner Catholic News Service helps Catholics and all people understand how they can work together to build a culture of life.

Small, local efforts to build a culture that respects life
From helping at pregnancy resource centers or in nursing homes and hospice centers and at every point in between, we help one another to bear the burdens of life and to welcome every human life, writes Elizabeth Kirk.

How parishes can support families with pregnancy and infant loss 
Parish communities can support families before, during and after a family’s crisis pregnancy and the death of an infant, writes a mother experienced with both. Parishes can memorialize, offer sacraments and accompany families in their most difficult hour.

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