Saturday, January 17, 2009

The Annual March for Life, Washington D.C.

This is from the Bascilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception email notices that I recieve, for those that are able to attend...

Thousands to Unite in Prayer for the Sanctity of Life ...

On January 21 & 22, 2009, the Basilica will host liturgies, prayer services, rosaries, Holy Hours, and confessions for the faithful who come to the March for Life. As in years past, well over 10,000 people from all over our Nation have participated in these Prayer Vigil for Life events at the Shrine. Wednesday evening, January 21, 2009, at 7:00 pm, His Eminence Justin Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia and Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the Vigil Mass for Life. Confessions, the National Rosary for Life, and Night Prayer will follow from 10pm to Midnight. The National Prayer Vigil continues overnight with Holy Hours for Life from 12am to 6am. At 7:30am,
Thursday, January 22 the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington, will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the Closing Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life. Both Masses will be broadcast live on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).

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