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 Office of Pro-Life Activities


795 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 847-2205 | Fax: (716) 847-2206

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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This office implements the four legs of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities 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 Activities 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 Activities 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)

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Office of Pro-Life Activities, Buffalo Diocese - Telephone Hotline Numbers

Unplanned Pregnancy, Abortion Alternatives & Healing (716) 847-2211
St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Centers ~Helping Mothers & Fathers in Need~
  • Buffalo Area           (716) 842-BABY (2229)
  • Cattaraugus Area  (716) 373-2569
  • Chautauqua Area  (716) 401-3324
  • Niagara Area         (716) 284-BABY (2229)
  • Project Rachel - Post Abortion Reconciliation (716) 847-2211
  • Mother Teresa Home (716) 424-0217
Pro-Life Office Staff:
     Cheryl Calire                                      Miriam Escalante
        Director                                      Administrative Assistant
  *St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center
  *Project Rachel Ministry
  *Sidewalk Advocates for Life
  *Mother Teresa Home
St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Staff:
     Cheryl Zielen-Ersing                    Maren Lelonek
 Mother Teresa Home Staff:
Deacon Steve Schumer                Olivia Giza
        Clergy                                   Coordinator