August 14, 15 & 16, 2023


You are cordially invited to

Sister Paula’s
Retreat and Pro-Life Symposium


to be held

August 14, 15, 16, 2023

at Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center
700 N. Sunnyside Ave.
Sierra Madre, CA 91024

The Changing Landscape and
the Spiritual Battle for the Culture of Life


hosted by

Harbor Pregnancy Care Center


City Life Center


In keeping with Sister Paula Vandegaer’s final wishes, this year’s symposium will open with a one-day (Monday Aug. 14) ecumenical retreat to be held in the beautiful surroundings and serenity of Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center in Sierra Madre, California. Pro-life classes will commence on Tues. and Wed. with speakers at the top of their fields. Among this year’s speakers are Phil Sandoval, MA, LMFT who will focus on burnout and dealing with fear; Helen Rossi will speak on abstinence; and Dr. George Delgado, MD, FAAFP, on abortion pill reversal (APR). We will keep you updated on our agenda and notify you of the website for registrations.



Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests for Life

Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and Pastoral Director of Rachel’s Vineyard Project

Thomas Glessner with NIFLA

Ron Renzi with Patriot Insurance

Jacob Barr with and The Pro Life Team Podcast

Heritage House

Crusade for Life

Learning is Created


For more information and questions contact: