In Greater Cincinnati & Washington, DC
January 7, 2015 – The following are known area events to-date commemorating the January 22nd 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Decision, which legalized abortion on-demand in this country-the 42nd year of this tragic memorial. (Any later additional events will be posted on the CincinnatiRightToLife.org Area Events page.)
“We must keep the message of the sanctity of human life visible,” said Paula Westwood, Executive Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati, “to honor the memory of those who have needlessly died, and as beacons of hope and healing to the walking wounded deceived by the abortion industry.”
Mary’s Mantle 2nd Saturday Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil, January 10, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, (513/258-7620)
Living Rosary for Life, St. Anthony Parish, 485 Grand Ave., Taylor Mill, KY will present a Living Rosary for Life January 10th at 6 p.m., after 5 p.m. Mass, in the church; followed by food and fellowship in the undercroft. (859/431-1773)
Mother Seton Knights of Columbus Paddle Party for Life, January 10, 12:30 p.m., in the undercroft of St. William Church, 4108 West 8th St., West Price Hill, to benefit Seton High School’s pro-life Saints for Life to the March for Life in DC–vendors, basket raffle, food. Bring a baby item and receive a free raffle ticket! (513/482-0963, moc.liamgnull@91tactpc)
St. Vincent Ferrer 2nd Wednesday Witness for Life Prayer Vigil, January 14, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Planned Parenthood, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH.
Third Friday Pro-Life Mass, January 16, noon at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 5440 Moeller Ave., Norwood, OH (513/351-9800)
40 Days for Life Interim Prayer Vigil, January 16, 7-8 p.m., in front of Planned Parenthood on Auburn Ave., Cincinnati (513/365-2606, ten.esufnull@syad04ycnic)
Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, January 17, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati (513/825-3064)
Third Saturday Sharonville Rosary & Prayer Vigil at Women’s Med Center abortion facility, January 17, 9:15 a.m. 11250 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, OH 45241; held on grassy strip between driveway and LaRosa’s (513/378-4262)
31st Annual Downtown Pro-life Rosary Procession & Rally, January 17, 11 a.m., Cincinnati City Hall; shuttle service from Fountain Square 10 a.m.; noon Fountain Square Rally; speakers include County Commissioner Chris Monzel and Anna Mitchell, Sacred Heart Radio/EWTN, emcee OH State Representative Tom Brinkman. (CincinnatiProLife.org)
St. Thomas More Church Evening Service of Reparation for the Unborn, January 21, 7 p.m., 800 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45245.
Archdiocese of Cincinnati March for Life Student Bus Sendoff, January 21, 7 pm, St. Margaret of York, 9483 Columbia Rd., Loveland, OH, 45140; Bishop Joseph Binzer presiding; open to the public. (513/421-3131)
42nd Year Memorial Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court Decision, January 22; spend time in prayer at Planned Parenthood or Women’s Med Center in Sharonville, or at home or church.
Diocese of Covington Day of Prayer and Penance, January 22, all churches in the diocese will be open (including a specified time in each parish for Eucharistic Adoration) to allow the faithful to pray for an end to abortion and all those affected by it. (859/392-1545)
Cincinnati Mini-March for Life, in front of Cincinnati Planned Parenthood’s abortion headquarters, Auburn Ave., January 22, noon-1 p.m.; sponsored by Greater Cincinnati Young Adults for Life (see flyer).
March for Life, Washington, DC, January 22; area individuals, schools, groups and buses traveling to attend (MarchForLife.org).
Diocese of Covington Washington DC Pre-March Mass – March for Life travelers from the Diocese of Covington will meet at St. Dominic Church, 630 E Street, Southwest Washington, DC 20024 for Rosary at 9:00 am and Mass at 9:30 am on January 22, prior to the March for Life. (859/392-1546)
March for Life, Washington DC, Congressmen Constituent Reception, co-hosted by Congressmen Steve Chabot and Brad Wenstrup for March for Life participants, January 22, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Rayburn Office Building, Room 2168, Washington, DC; refreshments provided; all welcome. (RSVP to vog.esuoh.liamnull@ecraeP.haraS or 202/225-3164, see flyer)
March for Life, Washington DC, Senators Constituent Reception, co-hosted by Senators Jim Jordan and Rob Portman, along with Ohio Right to Life, for March for Life participants, January 22, 2-5 p.m., Cannon House Office Building, rooms 121/122 (see flyer).
See all Washington DC events schedule planned in conjunction with the March for Life.
Dayton Right to Life Roe v. Wade Memorial, January 22, noon, Woodland Cemetery next to the University of Dayton, at the gravesite of six aborted babies; a short service then balloon launch for all victims of Roe v. Wade, born and unborn. Please use the Woodland Ave. entrance to the cemetery. (937/461-3625)
Butler County Right To Life Annual Prayer March for Life, January 22, 7-8 p.m., old Butler County Courthouse, High & Court Streets, Hamilton OH; signs provided; event will take place regardless of weather. (513/867-1832)
All Saints Church Pro-Life Celebration, January 22, 8939 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236; 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. includes opening prayer service with Adoration, Rosary, Sacrament of Reconciliation; demonstration walk with positive signs by Montgomery Road, fire pit, hot chocolate. Free soup and sandwiches at 6:30 p.m. Church open for prayer till 7:30 p.m. All welcome! (513/792- 4609, see more information)
Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, January 24, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati (513/825-3064)
Fourth Saturday Sharonville Rosary & Prayer Vigil at Women’s Med Center abortion facility, January 24, 9:15 a.m.; 11250 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, OH 45241; held on grassy strip that runs between driveway and LaRosa’s (513/378-4262)
Life’s 5th Quarter – Youth Focused Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood, January 31, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH; including high school, college, and youth groups (gro.htacvocnull@anilodnAR)