Pennies from Heaven
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Diócesis de Orange: Centavos del Cielo
Since 1994, the Diocese of Orange has been collecting funds to support local Respect Life shelters, clinics, and centers that give immediate and long-term care to Orange County women, men, and families in crisis. This collection is one substantial way that our diocese promotes a culture of life in our community. These donations also serve as an opportunity for parishioners to participate in formation around life issues and practical efforts to help our neighbors affected by threats to the life and dignity of the human person.
This year the proceeds will benefit:
- Obria Medical Clinics (Buena Park, Long Beach, Mission Viejo, Orange, and the Mobile Unit)
- Mary’s Path
- Casa Teresa
- Vietnamese Hot Line
- Life Centers (Santa Ana, Stanton, and La Habra)
- Precious Life Shelter
- Horizon Pregnancy Clinic
PENNIES FROM HEAVEN PARISH COORDINATORS
Thank you so much for your commitment to helping these local men, women, and babies facing a Respect Life crisis! Here are all of your electronics materials for your use. Please be assured of our diocesan prayers and support for all of your Respect Life Month initiatives, especially your parish Pennies from Heaven Campaign.
Please contact Esther Ramirez at (714) 282-3105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2018 Pennies From Heaven Packet
- 2018 Pennies from Heaven Poster
- PFH Mass and Bulletin Announcements
- Ordering Changelopes
- List of Clinics, Shelters & Centers
- Baby Bottle Inserts
- Auxiliary Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen’s Letter to Pastors and Administrators
SHELTERS, CLINICS & CENTERS
Your coins and dollars to support local Respect Life shelters, clinics, and centers that give immediate and long-term care to Orange County residents affected by threats to the life and dignity of the human person. Here are more details about the organizations we support.
Obria Medical Clinics: Obria Medical Clinics are fully-licensed community care clinics providing professional medical consultations, pregnancy testing, limited obstetric ultrasounds, STD testing, HIV/AIDS testing, abortion education, well women care and prenatal care. We provide the support and answers you need in regards to your sexual health. Your health and wellbeing are important to everyone at Obria Medical Clinics.
Mary’s Path: Mary’s Path provides safe and loving shelter for girls under eighteen years of age with crisis pregnancies. There are many programs for the girls designed to help them develop maturity, responsibility, self-esteem, ensure the health of the mother and child, develop skills, and set future goals.
Casa Teresa: Located in the City of Orange, Casa Teresa’s goal is to help women who have chosen life for their baby by providing a temporary home. They also provide group counseling in childbirth, nutrition, parenting, mental health, finance, educational aid, job training, and spiritual guidance.
Vietnamese Hot Line: These 24-hour hotlines with trained client advocates that offer free client advocacy, self-administered pregnancy testing, infant supplies and medical referrals to Vietnamese pregnant women in crisis.
Life Centers: Located in Santa Ana, Stanton and La Habra, Life Centers are Pregnancy Resource Centers offering free self-administered pregnancy tests, infant and maternity supplies and clothing, client advocacy, and medical referrals.
Precious Life Shelter: Located in Los Alamitos, the Precious Life Shelter provides both emergency and transitional housing, food, and safe living conditions for homeless women in crisis pregnancies. The shelter aids needy women age eighteen or older regardless of race, creed, financial or marital status.
Horizon Pregnancy Clinic: Located in Huntington Beach, Horizon Pregnancy Clinic is a God led non-profit that provides FREE and Confidential Pregnancy Medical Services to include: pregnancy Tests, ultrasounds, education/mentor program (Earn While You Learn), options counseling, Reality Check – a sexual integrity program, White as Snow – Post Abortion Recovery Program. We strive to meet the needs of the mother, the father and the unborn child in Huntington Beach and the surrounding communities. Horizon is a place for women to find a safe, loving place for Hope and Healing! HORIZON IS MOBILE! This allows us to go to other centers like the Life Center in Santa Ana and park in front of abortion clinics. Our mobile clinic arrived September 1st 2015! God is good! Please join us as we continue to pray for God’s provisions.