Sanctity of Life Resources

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Liturgical petitions and prayers for Sanctity of Life Sunday are available on the Prayers for Orthodox Christians page and in PDF format.


Orthodox Christians for Life
Facebook Page

Zoe for Life
Facebook Page

Synodal Affirmations on Marriage, Family, Sexuality, and the Sanctity of Life


Articles on Abortion and the general Sanctity of Life

A Special Kind Of Witness: What About Abortion?
By His Eminence Archbishop Nathaniel

Choose Life
By Father Vladimir Berzonsky

The Pursuit of Happiness
By Father Vladimir Berzonsky

Human Rights and the Barbaric Partial-Birth Abortion Technique
By Father John Breck

The Status of the Unborn - Again
By Father John Breck

The Larger Question
By Father John Breck

Whose body is it, anyway?
By Father John Breck

Abortion Pain
By Father John Breck

Torture in the Womb
By Father John Breck

Sanctity of Life: Covering the Massacre
By Father Lawrence Farley

Listening to Lessons from the Unborn
By Father Lawrence Farley

Orthodox Christians and Abortion
By Father John Garvey

Two Statements on the “Sanctity of Life”
By Father Steven Kostoff

Roe v. Women
By Father Steven Kostoff

Medical Bioethics: An Orthodox Christian Perspective for Orthodox Christians
By Protodeacon Basil Andruchow

Zoe for Life!
By Kathy Kovalak

Common Pro-Abortion Cliches and the Pro-Life Response
By Valerie Protopapas

Celebrating the Sanctity of Life
By Dorothy Sysak

Articles on Capital Punishment

Meaningful Questions
By Father Vladimir Berzonsky

Repentance
By Father Vladimir Berzonsky

On Capital Punishment
By Father Theodore Bobosh

Capital Punishment and the Gospel
By Father Thomas Mueller

Articles on Euthanasia / Suicide

A Suicide’s Burial
By Father Vladimir Berzonsky

Advance Directives (Part 1 of 3)
As Loved Ones Die (Part 2 of 3)
As Loved Ones Die (Part 2 of 3)
By Father John Breck

Cultural Wars and Orthodox Christianity
By Father John Breck

Paschal Musing
By Father John Breck

Suicide Tourism
By Father John Breck

Maggie, Terri, and the Problem of Life-Support
By Father John Breck

What’s Wrong with Suicide?
By Father Lawrence Farley

Learning from Brittany
By Father Lawrence Farley

Health Decisions: The Value Of Advance Directives
By Father Steven Voytovich

Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
By Father Joseph Woodill

Issues in Mental Health: Dealing with Depressive Disorders
Albert S. Rossi, Ph.D.

Helping Kids in Crisis

Helping Troubled Youth

Study Guides

Matters of Life and Death

Archived Archpastoral Messages for
“Sanctity of Life” Sunday

January 19, 2020
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 20, 2019
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 21, 2018
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 22, 2017
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 22, 2015
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 19, 2014
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 27, 2013
His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon

January 23, 2011
His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah

January 24, 2010
His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah

January 18, 2009
His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah

January 21, 2007
His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman

January 22, 2006
His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman

January 23, 2005
His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman

January 19, 2003
His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman

January 17, 1999
His Beatitude Metropolitan Theodosius

January 21, 1996
His Beatitude Metropolitan Theodosius