Respect Life



Respect Life Committee

Through prayer, education, example and action, the Saint Jude Respect Life Committee dedicates itself to promote the dignity of all human life according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

The Respect Life Committee coordinates St. Jude’s parish support of similar activities with parish, city, state & national promotions. We are eager for any and all parishioners to join our committee or help with our efforts at any time.

Information and Education

Thursday Morning Rosary Recitation

Fort Wayne March for Life Demonstration

Mother's Day Flowers

Friends for Life Camp

Essay and Poster Contest

40 Days for Life

Prayer Service for Innocent Victims of Abortion

Allen County Banquet for Life

Catholic Voter's Guides

Christmas Cards

American Life League
This is an organization based in Stafford Va. just south of Washington DC. They keep close track of both states and nation legislation on pro life issues. There are also many other resources such the national news stories, how the main stream media cover abortion, bio ethics, birth control…

The National Catholic Bioethics Center
This is a Catholic pro life and bioethics site out of Philadelphia PA. This site has literature on bioethics research, and other publications. They also offer educational programs.

Priests for Life
This is as Catholic a site as you can get on respect of life issues. It covers the political to the spiritual and everything in between. It has many links to all types of other sites. This is the most complete site there is.

Catholic Exchange
Although this is not a site specific to pro life issues, it has a wide variety information on abortion, contraception, bioethics, and euthanasia. The site is a very good Catholic resource in many areas of Catholic teaching.


A Hope Center
3630 Hobson Rd / 422-3544 4705 Illinois Rd suite 115 / 969-6633 3701 S. Calhoun / 969-4357

A Women’s Care Center
921 West Coliseum Boulevard / 483-8918 2112 Inwood Drive / 471-1282 419 East Wayne Street / 424-9377 / 471-1849

Catholic Charities Pregnancy Services
Tosha Gearhart, M.S.W, Family Services Coordinator 915 South Clinton / (260) 422-5625, ext. 258,

Lutheran Social Services
330 Madison Street / 426-3347

Project Rachel
“Rachel mourns her children: She refuses to be consoled because her children are no more. Thus

says the Lord: “Cease your cries of mourning… wipe the tears from your eyes. The sorrow you have shown shall have its reward. There is hope for your future.”             Jeremiah 31: 15-17

God is loving and forgiving and in His name the Catholic Church reaches out with compassion and concern to minister and counsel individuals of all religions to aid in post abortion healing.  For more information please contact us at: 1-800-5WE CARE,

Silent No More Awareness Campaign
“I regret my abortion, if you do too, there is help!”

St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

Music Ministry
(260) 484-6609