Culture of Life Ministries

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.

Matthew 28:19-20


ADOPT Ministry

This support group helps those beginning the processes of adopting a child and for those who have recently completed the adoption process.

Contact: Deacon Al Homiski 480.905.0221

Anti-Porn Initiative

Welcome to Arise for Him! It means a lot to us that you took the initiative to get involved. We are excited to include you in our mission to restore respect for men and heal families that were once defeated by sexual immorality.

We have so much to do! We are excited to launch our completely free, expert led program. Dr. Monica’s Wholly Men program is 12 years in the making and has helped hundreds of men! It includes over 40 tools to bring light to the darkness of this pervasive face of evil. All men can benefit from this knowledge, whether for themselves or to minister to others.

Contact: Fr. Don Kline, VF 480.905.0221

Human Trafficking

HT takes place in many different ways and situations: sexual exploitation, forced marriage, slave labor, servitude, forced begging, organ-harvesting, reproductive exploitation and other forms of abuse and exploitation. “... the true solution is the conversion of hearts, cutting off demand in order to dry out the market.” Pope Francis, World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action against Human Trafficking, 12 February 2018

Contact: Fr. Don Kline V.F. 480.905.0221

Natural Family Planning

NFP methods are based on the observation of the naturally occurring signs and symptoms of the fertile and infertile phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Since the methods of respect the love-giving and life-giving nature of the conjugal act, they support God’s design for married love! Introduction classes are held once a month.

Contact: Deacon Al Homiski 480.905.0221

Medicine and Catholicism/Physician’s Ministry

Contact: Fr. Don Kline V.F. 480.905.0221

Post-Abortion Healing

This is one-on-one support for Catholic’s that have experienced abortion. Abortion leaves wounds that do not heal. We care, and want to be here for you.

Contact: Fr. Don Kline V.F. 480.905.0221

Pro-Life Ministry

The mission of the St. Bernadette pro-life committee is to promote the Gospel of Life, within and outside our parish community, through prayer, education, and outreach.

Contact: Shirley Smalley 480.905.0221

Annual March for Life Demonstrations

The primary demonstrations take place in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, the Friday closest to the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand (January 22). Our high school students are invited to participate. All are welcome to join us at the annual Diocese of Phoenix March for Life in downtown Phoenix.

Tomb of the Unborn Child

All are welcome to come and pray at the Tomb of the Unborn Child located outside our Adoration Chapel on the east side of the property. We encourage all to use this space to pray for an end to abortion and for healing for those who are suffering from the effects of abortion in their own lives.


More Information

For more information on how to get involved with outreach programs for the community, as well as parish-oriented ministries and groups please read the Parish Ministries guide. All parishioners are encouraged to prayerfully discern where their gifts can be best utilized in our community.


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