Life Matters

The Anoka Knights of Columbus strongly supports the efforts of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church’s Life Matters group.

St. Stephen’s Catholic Church Anoka, MN

MISSION:to promote respect for human life from conception to natural death.
HOW: through prayer, education, and participation in activities that promote reverence for ALL life
MEETINGS: 2nd Monday of the month (except for June, July, and December)


Respect Life Events in 2019

For more information on the current events, click here and scroll down to Life Matters.


Jan. 14-22Novena for Life – sign up for email reminder at

January 22 – Cathedral Prayer Service and MN March for Life at the Capitol

February 19 – Catholics at the Capitol – Get your tickets, register for transportation and find more details about this inspiring day of prayer, education and advocacy by visiting www.CatholicsAtTheCapitol.orgRegistration closes Sunday, February 3.

March 6 – April 14 Lenten 40 Days for Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, St. Paul

March – “Unplanned” movie premier – amazing story of Abby Johnson who worked at Planned Parenthood and quit.  She later joined the pro-life movement and wrote her story.  Life Matters hopes to get tickets for St. Stephen’s parishioners to view this movie.

April 19 – Good Friday prayer vigil at Planned Parenthood, St. Paul

June 16 – Honor Father’s on Father’s Day

Fall – 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, St. Paul

October 2019 – Respect Life Weekend 

November 28-30 – Christopher West presents Theology of the Body “Made for More” –purchase tickets now at  Christopher West released a booklet, Eclipse of the Body, in conjunction with the anniversary of Humanae Vitae and it’s already gone into a second printing.


Respect for life requires that science and technology should always be at the service of man and his integral development. Society as a whole must respect, defend and promote the dignity of every human person, at every moment and in every condition of that person’s life.

(John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae)

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