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  • Prayer Ministry - individual and communal prayer on behalf of life, including the annual Roe v. Wade Memorial Mass and Rosary Procession, the National Night of Prayer for Life, pro-life Holy Hours in the parishes; "Prayer Warriors" and fasting companions for sidewalk counselors Convert-to-Life / Sidewalk Counseling - Prayer events include a quarterly Mass and Rosary Procession to an abortion center, Operation Project 100 and the 40 Days for Life and Eucharistic Adoration; Sidewalk counseling lovingly offer alternatives to women coming to abortion centers and offer referrals for those leaving the centers Project Gabriel Abortion AfterCare-Healing/Rachel Ministries - Through the sacraments, retreats, support groups and referrals to professional counseling, AAC-H offers healing to anyone who has been hurt by an abortion experience; provides training for clergy and mental health professionals; also networks with counselors and other providers of post-abortion expertise
  • 5. Youth For Life - peer-based outreach that involves and educates today's teens; dynamic young speakers; annual trip to D.C. or Austin to attend March for Life 6. Speakers Bureau - variety of life-related topics, including chastity, fetal development, post-abortion trauma, contraception, and pro-life activism 7. Parish Coordination – pro-life coordinator and group in each parish, supported by Director of Parish Services of CPLC 8. Civic Action - encourages elected officials to support and defend legal protection for all human life; the group monitors relevant federal and state legislation and administrative rulings, and seeks dialogue with legislators on life issues 9. Spanish Ministry - educate the Spanish community on all life issues through bilingual speakers and translation and distribution of pro-life literature
  • Information for purchasing tickets on next slide Donate scholarships : for student volunteers, clergy, religious and seminarians, and adult volunteers Ads : Ads in the dinner program booklet are available for: $100 (one-quarter page — 2 ¼ x 3 ¾) $150 (half-page — 4 ½ x 3 ¾) $200 (full-page — 4 ½ x 7 ½) Volunteer: Send an e-mail with contact information and availability (day, evening, day of the event).
  • Registration: Reserve tickets and tables by mail, phone or online. Tables and seats are assigned when payment and names are received. Tickets will not be mailed; nametag serves as ticket at check-in. All check-in for auction, VIP reception and dinner is in Chantilly foyer. Reservation deadline is March 25 , but early reservations are encouraged! Mailing address: P.O. Box 59852 Dallas, TX 75229 Phone: (972) 267-5433 Website: www.prolifedallas.org Email: [email_address]
  • Power Point Dinner Presentation

    1. 1. The Bishop’s 16th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner Parish Promotion
    2. 2. The Catholic Pro-Life Committee Respect Life Ministry of the Diocese of Dallas <ul><li>Serves the Dallas area to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>organize, educate, and mobilize Catholics on Pro-Life issues. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>effect action and witness to God's intention: the sanctity of life. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Nine Ministries of CPLC <ul><li>Derived from the U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities </li></ul><ul><li>1. Prayer Ministry </li></ul><ul><li>2. Convert-to-Life / Sidewalk Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>3. Project Gabriel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gabriel Angels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GEMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Abortion AfterCare-Healing / The Rachel Ministries </li></ul>
    4. 4. Nine Ministries of CPLC (cont.) <ul><li>5. Youth For Life </li></ul><ul><li>6. Speakers Bureau </li></ul><ul><li>7. Parish Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>8. Civic Action </li></ul><ul><li>9. Spanish Ministry </li></ul>
    5. 5. Bishop’s 16 th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner <ul><li>Theme: “Life, The First Right” </li></ul><ul><li>Host: Bishop Kevin Farrell </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker: Gianna Jessen </li></ul><ul><li>Honorary Chairs: Joe & Rebeca Peterman </li></ul>
    6. 6. Bishop’s 16 th Annual Catholic Pro-Life Dinner <ul><li>Date: March 28, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Hilton Anatole Dallas, </li></ul><ul><li>Chantilly Ballroom </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 5:00 p.m. Silent Auction </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit Hall </li></ul><ul><li>6:30 p.m. Seated Dinner </li></ul>
    7. 7. Opportunities for Support <ul><li>Purchase tickets to attend the dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase a table at the dinner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite others to join you! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Donate underwriting gifts or scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Donate auction items </li></ul><ul><li>Buy and/or sell raffle tickets </li></ul><ul><li>Advertise in the dinner program </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer </li></ul>
    8. 8. Dinner Ticket Options Individual Tickets: Adult Ticket $70 Student Ticket $50 Tables for 10: Life Patron $700 Rachel Patron $850 Priority seating Save a Baby Patron $1,000 Priority seating; 4 tickets to VIP reception Project Gabriel Patron $2,000 Priority seating; 6 tickets to VIP reception Five-Star Patron $5,000 Bishop’s table nearest stage, may request to sit with Bishop Farrell or Vann; 10 tickets to VIP reception Champion of Life Patron $10,000 Table nearest stage, first donor has option to sit with speaker; 10 tickets to VIP reception
    9. 9. Raffle Tickets just $20 each; four for $60 or eight for $100! <ul><li>Grand Prize: 2009 Honda Accord </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Prize: Carnival Cruise </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd Prize: Garmin Nuvi 750 GPS </li></ul>
    10. 10. A Call from Our Founder <ul><li>“ The defining issue of our day is nothing less than human life. </li></ul><ul><li>Do we value it? </li></ul><ul><li>Will we risk anything at all — or everything — to protect it? </li></ul><ul><li>Words and action, even sacrifice, are required.” </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop Emeritus </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Grahmann </li></ul>