Equipping the Pro-Life Generation
The Respect Life Apostolate and Office of Youth Ministry are blessed to bring the Respect Life Convention Teen Track to the youth and young adults of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. These two dynamic presentations will equip the Pro-Life Generation on the Gospel of Life! Parish youth groups, high schools, and college campus ministries are invited to view the recorded presentations and use the resources below to watch, discuss and implement what they have learned in order to build a Culture of Life in their schools, parishes and communities!
Reclaiming a Culture of Life
by Jacinta Florence
In this video, Jacinta explains the different forms of abortion, the importance of chastity, and our call as the Church to take a stand and reclaim a culture of life.
About Jacinta Florence
Jacinta grew up in Oklahoma and grew up in a large Catholic family. After a profound conversion experience in college, her passion for building up a culture of life grew. Upon graduating from St. Gregory’s University, Jacinta moved to Philadelphia to serve as a Pro-Life and Chastity speaker on the east coast. She then moved to Denver to attend the Augustine Institute where she now has her master’s in Leadership for the New Evangelization. Jacinta currently lives in St. Louis and is the Regional Coordinator for Students for Life of America for Arkansas and Missouri. When she’s not doing pro-life work, Jacinta enjoys traveling, trying out new restaurants, and hanging out with friends.
Faith Without Works is Dead: 40 Easy Ways to Build a Culture of Life
by Brian Westbrook
Are you fed up with abortion in our country? Are you looking for ways to be involved, but feel like you could do so much more? Then join Brian Westbrook as he discusses 40 easy ways to build a culture of life. Brian’s full-time work in the pro-life movement for over a decade has given him great insight on many simple, but effective ways that normal regular people of all ages can make a real difference and save more lives. Furthermore, Brian will explore ways for us all to prepare for a Post-Roe nation and how you can be actively engaged in that process.
About Brian Westbrook
Brian Westbrook’s life changed after witnessing the near-death experience and miraculous recovery of his firstborn son in 2008. Brian went on to become the Founder and Executive Director of the Coalition for Life St. Louis conducting sidewalk counseling, community engagement, and pregnancy center services. Brian is also an innovative leader, sought after speaker, and strategic advisor to pro-life leaders around the country. Brian’s pro-life work has resulted in over 2,700 turnarounds at local abortion facilities and a dramatic reduction of abortions in St. Louis by 99.4%. Brian’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and CNN along with numerous articles and interviews in local publications and radio shows. Brian is married to his beautiful wife Marisa and currently lives in St. Louis, MO with their 6 children