Monday, November 28, 2011

Student Shop Payments are Now Available for the 2012 March for Life

If you have registered to pay for to attend the 2012 March for Life with Notre Dame Right to Life through Student Shop, you can now make that payment by clicking here.

For more information about the 2012 March for Life, click here or visit and click "March for Life" under the "Events & Activities" tab.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Project Mom- Volunteers Needed

It's that time of semester again- Project Mom is coming up! Every semester we, in conjunction with the Women's Care Center, throw a baby shower for 3-6 local underprivileged mothers. Mark your calendars! The next one will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, from noon-2pm. There will be free food, games, and prizes available- make time to come and support these mothers' choice of Life!

We are going to need some help collecting donations in the coming weeks. The job is simple- collect domer dollars and cash at the LaFun elevator table and spread the word about the shower. We are looking for at least two people to sign up per shift!

For more information, email Abby Statham (

Monday, November 7, 2011

Prolife Essay Contest

First Prize: $20 Starbucks gift certificate

Topic: Abortion: More than a Religious Issue

Deadline: Tuesday, November 29

Essays may be submitted by any students or alumni of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, or Holy Cross College. The inner will be featured in NDRTL’s newsletter, Footprints, and on the NDRTL website*. Essays of honorable mention may also be featured. Essays should be between 500 and 800 words (1-3 pages), although essays of greater or less length will be considered. It is recommended, though not required, to cite official Church documents. Essays may take any form of the author’s choosing, although they should be interesting and understandable to the general Notre Dame community. The essay is to respond to the specified topic, as stated above.

If you have any questions, please email

To submit your essay, complete the form that can be found by clicking here, or email

*All featured essays may be subject to editing.

This Weekend: Lectures on Life, Human Dignity, and Human Sexuality

Lectures Happening this Weekend!

November 10-12, the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture is hosting its annual Fall Conference. This year’s conference is entitled: “Radical Emancipation: Confronting the Challenge of Secularism.” Below are presentations of particular interest for Notre Dame Right to Life.

Click here for more information.

Friday, November 11

9:00-10:15 Panel Presentations

McKenna 210: Natural Family Planning, Contraception, and the Theology of the Body: The Practice of Virtue and the Need for Inter-traditional Discourse

McKenna 114: Human Dignity: Reason, Rights, and Revelation

McKenna 212: Bioethics and Moral Pluralism

McKenna 106: Anthropology: Evolutionary and Theological Perspectives

1:30-2:45 Invited Speakers

McKenna Auditorium: Christians and Aliens: Making Movies in a Culture of Death

3:15-4:30 Colloquium Sessions

McKenna Auditorium: Secularism and American Law

McKenna 212: Biology and the Roots of Human Dignity

McKenna 202: Secularism and Sexual Ethics

Saturday, November 12

9:00-10:15 Panel Discussions

McKenna 210-214: Defending the Sanctity of Life