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Walking with Moms

St. Francis de Sales
40 Granville St.
Newark, OH 43055-4998

Pregnant and parenting moms in need are in our parishes and our neighborhoods. As Pope Francis reminds us, our parishes need to be “islands of mercy in the midst of a sea of indifference.” Everyone in the parish community should know where to refer a pregnant woman in need.

We are answering the call and need to expand and communicate resources to pregnant moms and families in need.  

Resources for Moms & Those Who Love Them:

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How can you help by Walking with Moms in Need?

We’re seeking volunteers to lead the following efforts. Please contact us to let us know if you're interested in helping or have an idea of your own!

  • Clothing, Food, Diaper, and Volunteer Drives
  • Moms Mentoring Programs
  • "Baby Shower" for a Local Pregnancy Center
  • Fundraisers
  • Childcare Programs
  • Mothers' Faith-Sharing or Prayer Group
  • Parenting or Job Training Classes
  • Maternity Home

Let us Pray for All Expectant Mothers:

O Blessed Mother, you received the good news of the incarnation of Christ, your Son, with faith and trust. Grant your protection to all pregnant mothers facing difficulties.

Guide us as we strive to make our parish communities places of welcome and assistance for mothers in need. Help us become instruments of God’s love and compassion.

Mary, Mother of the Church, graciously help us build a culture of life and a civilization of love, together with all people of good will, to the praise and glory of God, the Creator and lover of life. Amen.

*Cf. Evangelium vitae 105 © Libreria Editrice Vaticana, Vatican City. Adapted with permission. All rights reserved. Photo: @mukuni via Twenty20. Copyright © 2019, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, D.C. All rights reserved.