Discern becoming a parish-based Gabriel Project volunteer

Gabriel Project is parish-based pregnancy assistance with a central helpline and local Gabriel “Angel” volunteer companions who walk alongside moms offering support. The main goals are to follow-up on initial referrals made by staff, provide a warm welcoming presence with a listening ear and encouragement, facilitate connections and introductions to community resources, offer to pray and share the faith. If you would like to learn more, please email the director, Sarah LaPierre, at sarah.lapierre@arlingtondiocese.org or to sign up for an upcoming training, please click the button.


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If you're interested in learning more about becoming a Gabriel Project volunteer, complete and submit the inquiry form below, and we'll be in touch!

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Here's a preview of what is covered in Gabriel Project Volunteer orientation (PDF).

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Most Gabriel moms have material or financial needs – it is often what prompts them to call in the first place. The Gabriel Project responds to these needs with charity, prudence, and practical help. But many of our Gabriel moms have other kinds of needs as well – spiritual needs, emotional needs. This is where the Gabriel Project in our diocese really shines.

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'God and somebody next to you'

Nine months ago, Fabiola learned that beneath her own heart beat the tiny heart of her unborn child. And though he was with her, she felt incredibly alone.

“I was feeling very lonely but once (I was placed with a Gabriel Project angel), I felt like, ‘OK, I am going to give everything to God — God has my baby and my life in his hands,’ ” said Fabiola through a translator. “I felt like there really was an angel helping me at this time of my life.”

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