Project Rachel

A healing ministry for post-abortive women

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Project Rachel is a program that reaches out to the post-abortive woman and her family as a means of receiving the healing grace of God through sacramental reconciliation, counseling and prayer.

To learn more, go to Hope After AbortionIn the Diocese of Little Rock, Project Rachel is a ministry of the Respect Life Office.


  • Facilitates support groups for women who are suffering from the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual effects of a past abortion
  • Conducts yearly retreat for Project Rachel women

Support Groups

New support groups begin meeting in February and September for 11 weeks in Little Rock, Hot Springs and northwest Arkansas for women who are hurting from a past abortion. All names and meeting locations are kept confidential. For details, contact Anne Dierks at (501) 664-0340, ext. 357.