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   Office of Pro-Life Ministries

795 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14203 
Phone: (716) 847-2205 | Fax: (716) 847-2206

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
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This office implements the four legs of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Ministry through education, legislation, pastoral care and prayer.  This office advocates for the sacredness of all human life from conception until natural death, and responds to threats to life.  It is our hope to build a "Culture of Life" that respects and protects all life particularly the most vulnerable the unborn, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and the terminally ill.   

The Office of Pro-Life Ministry was founded in December of 1975 by the most Reverend Edward D. Head, D.D. and coordinates endeavors of the >Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Ministry authored by the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops). activating the Church, its people and its institutions in a 4-pronged program in defense of human life through education, pastoral care , public policy and prayer. All activities are legal and subject to the approval of church guidelines. Public Information / Pastoral Care / Public Policy / Prayer & Worship (...continued Mission Statement)

Journey Into Love marriage preparation

The Pre-Cana for July 11 has been cancelled. Please be aware that as directives regarding the spread of Coronavirus develop, it will be necessary to aim for September.  You can register for the next upcoming Journey Into Love September or you can register for the online preparation at https://buffalo.advancedministries.com/.   
For more information you can contact: Pro-Lifeoffice@buffalodiocese.org or 716-847-2205.   

Office of Pro-Life Ministries - Telephone Hotline Numbers

Unplanned Pregnancy, Abortion Alternatives & Healing (716) 847-2211
St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Centers ~Helping Mothers, Fathers & Families in Need~

     -Buffalo & Cheektowaga Area    (716) 842-BABY (2229) 
     -Cattaraugus Area  (716) 842-2229
     -Chautauqua Area  (716) 401-3324 
Niagara Area         (716) 842-2229
     -Project Rachel - Post Abortion Reconciliation - Unplanned Pregnancy (716) 847-2211
     -Mother Teresa Home (716) 424-0217

Pro-Life Office Staff:
             Cheryl Calire                                      
          Executive Director                                      
     *St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center
     *Project Rachel Ministry
     *Sidewalk Advocates for Life
     *Mother Teresa Home
     *Family Life
Deacon Michael Ficorilli           Miriam Escalante
          Clergy                            Executive Assistant
St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Staff:
Deacon Timothy Chriswell     Cheryl Zielen-Ersing      Maren Lelonek
           Clergy                             Coordinator              Assist. Coordinator
 Mother Teresa Home Staff:
        Olivia Giza


 To make a donation, click below and choose any of our ministries; Office of Pro-Life Ministries, Mother Teresa Home or St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center.
Thank you for all your support!  God Bless!