Post Abortion Care


We are called to reach out to those who are hurting and help them find and experience Christ’s merciful healing.   

Rachel mourns for her children; she refuses to be consoled because  her children are no more.  Thus says the Lord: Cease your cries of mourning.  Wipe the tears from your eyes.  The sorrow you have shall have its rewards.  There is hope for the future.   ~ Jeremiah 31:15-17


Rachel Ministry is the church's ministry that operates as a network of professional clergy, counselors and volunteers, all trained to provide one-on-one spiritual and psychological support for those who are suffering from the trauma of abortion.

The Diocese of Sacramento Project Rachel Ministry offers special Rachel's Ministry Retreats several times a year in both English and Spanish. Rachel's Vineyard is the world's largest ministry for healing after abortion.   

Rachel's Ministry Retreat Weekends

Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreats are a beautiful opportunity for any person who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion. The retreat is a very specific process designed to help an individual experience the mercy and compassion of God. It is also an opportunity to surface and release repressed feelings of anger, shame, guilt and grief. There are many exercises to help someone grieve the loss of his or her unborn child and to receive and accept 

God’s forgiveness. The retreat concludes with a Memorial Resurrection Service. The weekend will help individuals find their soul and transform the pain of the past into love and hope.  

Upcoming Retreats

Español: 14-16 de junio de 2024

English:  November 15-17, 2024


See the flyer for more information: 

If you would like to speak with a priest or counselor, please contact us!   All inquiries are confidential.  

(916) 733-0161 or

Can you help? 

We are always in need of your prayers and financial support.   Please consider making a donation that will provide ongoing ministry support and retreat scholarships for those who otherwise would not be able to attend.    Thank you for your generous support!

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