Stations of the Cross

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

Pray the Stations on Fridays of Lent at 5:15pm. Watch here.

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Office for Human Life

Created in the image and likeness of God from the very beginning of time, human life begins its journey on Earth from conception until natural death.

Who We Are & How We Serve - The Human Life office educates and inspires people throughout the diocese to be stewards of the gift of life that God has given us. Through prayer, education, and pastoral care, we uphold and promote the consistent ethic of life from conception until natural death. This ethic of life is the thread that unites all efforts to uphold the dignity of life at all stages of existence. 

Our Services

Services our office provides include:

  • Consultation and collaboration with parishes and pro-life groups
  • Training and education of youth and adults
  • Resource center for Church teachings on the sanctity of life issues
  • Referral for networking, counseling, planning, and program development
  • Ministerial assistance to lay and clerical faithful in the diocese

Looking For Help?

  • Are you struggling with a pregnancy crisis? Contact our Human Life Crisis Hotline(216) 902-1303
  • Are you suffering from the aftermath of an abortion? Contact our Project Rachel Hotline(216) 902-1304 
  • Learn more about the Project Rachel Ministry on our website.
  • Experiencing suffering post-abortion? Call for help (216)696-6225 ext.2339

Have Questions? Contact the Office for Human Life

Mary von Carlowitz
216-696-6525 x2335

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Pregnancy Resources

We want to provide help and hope for anyone facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy. We invite you to browse through the following resources to find the encouragement, counsel, support, and/or resources that you (or a loved one) may need, in order to choose life. Please know that you are not alone on this journey!

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Human Life Videos

Human Life Videos

The videos in this series illustrate how the Catholic Church embraces women and families facing unexpected or challenging pregnancies and offers them the support and services they need to choose life.

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The Diocese of Cleveland has established an Anti-Trafficking Program that aims to educate all those within the realm of our diocese on the scourge of human trafficking as an offense against the fundamental dignity of the human person, to advocate for its end, and to provide training and technical assistance to support survivors.

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Project Rachel

Project Rachel is the U.S. Catholic Church's ministry to help those experiencing the pain and hurt following an abortion. Project Rachel is a diocesan-based network of specially trained priests, religious, counselors and laypersons who provide a team response of care for those suffering in the aftermath of abortion.

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The “Protect Them Both” Campaign been launched in our diocese to raise the awareness of every Catholic parishioner with the message to VOTE NO on the proposed November Ohio constitutional amendment entitled, “Ohio Right to Make Reproductive Decisions Including Abortion Initiative.”

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Respect Life Month

October is Respect Life Month and the first Sunday of October is designated as Respect Life Sunday. To support these annual observances, the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities provides materials to help Catholics understand and value the gift of human life and help build a culture that cherishes and protects it.

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Resources

Resources

We provide a list of resources that promote education and advocacy on the sanctity of human life. Our mission is to be proper stewards over the gift of life that God has given us.

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Walking with Moms in Need is a time of service in which Catholic parishes and communities "walk in the shoes" of local pregnant and parenting women in need. Any woman who is facing a challenging or unexpected pregnancy – or who is parenting young children in difficult or unexpected circumstances – needs to know that the Church is a place where she can find help!

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Contact

Do you have a general inquiry for the Office for Human Life? Please use our contact form to send a message to our office staff.

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