Friday, January 21, 2011

Local pro-life events this weekend

Cincinnati Right to Life has provided a list of local events for those unable to travel to Washington, DC for the national March for Life. If you can't make it to DC, please take some time this weekend to stand up for life in your own backyard.

Clark County RTL Educational Fair & Memorial for the Unborn, January 15, 1-4pm, Clark County Public Library - Gaier Room, 201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, OH; speaker Dr. Dennis Sullivan, Cedarville University Center for Bioethics (937/521-2401,

Helpers of God's Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, January 22, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati (513/984-6742)

27th annual Pro-Life Rosary Procession, January 22, 11 a.m. Cincinnati City Hall to Fountain Square Rally; shuttle service from Fountain Square parking garage to City Hall after 10 AM to 10:50 AM; speakers include Katie Walker of American Life League and Congressman Steve Chabot (513/731-8771)

All Saints Church Pro-life Walk and Memorial, January 22, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in front of All Saints Church, 8939 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati 45236. There will also be a Eucharistic Benediction and prayer service beginning at 4:00 p.m. prior to Mass at 4:30 p.m. Open to anyone of all ages.

Butler County Right To Life 27th Annual Prayer March for Life around the Butler County Courthouse, January 23, 2-3 p.m. Signs provided and event will take place regardless of the weather. (513/523-6449 or 513/867-1832)

Archdiocese March for Life Student Bus Sendoff, January 23, 7:15 pm, Good Shepherd Parish, 8815 E. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati; presider Father Len Wenke. Archdiocese Director of Pastoral Services; Archbishop Schnurr is attending the March for Life this year (513/421-3131)

March for Life in Washington D.C., January 24; area individuals, schools, groups and buses traveling to attend (

Diocese of Covington Day of Prayer & Penance for an end to abortion, January 24; all parishes requested to set time for Eucharistic Adoration and ten designated parishes conducting Holy Hours for Life 7 p.m. (859/392-1545)

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