Life & Justice

Good Counsel Home in Riverside is humbled by  St. Joan of Arc parishioners extreme generosity from their collection on Mother’s Day,  May 9th and 10th.   Your generosity helps us to provide a safe home for our moms and their newborn babies.  We welcome you to come visit our Good Counsel Homes and volunteer.  Please call Joanne Dinoia at 609-387-2928.
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Good Counsel Home Riverside
8405 Warren Street
Beverly,  NJ   08010

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Life Issues

respect life“We will not rest in our efforts until society respects the inherent worth and dignity of every member of the human race.”
— Archbishop John Roach

Abortion Myths and Facts
Respect Life Today, website of the Diocese of Trenton
Church’s teachings
New Jersey Right to Life
Priests for Life
Facts about Stem Cell Research

Catholic Social Teachings

respect lifeWhen we touch the sick and needy, we touch the suffering body of Christ.
— Blessed Mother Teresa

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Pope Benedict XVI Encyclical on Charity
Catholic Social Teachings 
Catholic Relief Services

Health Care

respect lifeThe care of human life and happiness and not their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of good government.
— Thomas Jefferson

Health Care Reform – USCCB
Bishop’s 10-09 letter to congress  

News and Information

respect lifeThree things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do.
–Saint Thomas Aquinas

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catechism of the Catholic Church
40 Days for Life
Humanae Vitae
Life Site News
National Catholic Bioethics Center