Greater Cincinnati & Washington, D.C.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 9, 2017 (Cincinnati, OH) – 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–the 44th year of this tragic memorial.
“We are hopeful that our country’s new administration will move quickly to protect women, men, and little pre-born American citizens from abortion violence,” said Paula Westwood, Executive Director, Right to Life of Greater Cincinnati. “However, we remain vigilant in efforts towards victory in protecting the good gift of human life.”
St. Vincent Ferrer Witness for Life Prayer Vigil, January 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Planned Parenthood, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH.
Mary’s Mantle for Life Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigil, January 14, 8 a.m. at Holy Name Church & Planned Parenthood, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, (513/258-7620)
Mother Seton Knights of Columbus Paddle Party for Life, January 15, 1 p.m., St. William Church Fr. Reardon Hall, 4108 West 8th St., West Price Hill; to benefit Seton High School’s Saints for Life to the March for Life in DC. (513/482-0963)
Saturday Sharonville Rosary & Prayer Vigils at Women’s Med Center abortion facility, January 14, 9:15 a.m.; 21 & 28, 9 a.m.; 11250 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, OH 45241; held on grassy strip between driveway and LaRosa’s (513/378-4262)
Living Rosary for Life, January 14, 6 p.m. in the church after 5 p.m. Vigil Mass; St. Anthony Parish, 485 Grand Ave., Taylor Mill, KY; followed by 6:30 p.m. potluck hosted in undercroft honoring St. Anthony of the Desert feast day. (859/431-1773, saintanthonytaylormill.org)
Right to Life Mass, January 20, noon; Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center, 5440 Moeller Ave., Norwood, OH (513/351-9800)
Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Pro-Life Mass & Prayer Vigils at Planned Parenthood, January 21 & 28, 8 a.m., Holy Name Church & Planned Parenthood, Auburn Ave., Cincinnati (513/825-3064)
33rd Annual Downtown Pro-life Rosary Procession & Rally, January 21, 11 a.m., Cincinnati City Hall; noon Fountain Square Rally; speakers State Representatives Tom Brinkman and Nino Vitale. (CincinnatiProLife.org)
44th Year Memorial Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court Decision, January 22 (actual date) & 27 (this year’s memorial date); spend time in prayer for legal protection for the sanctity of human life at Planned Parenthood or Women’s Med Center in Sharonville, or at home or church.
St. Thomas More Church Prayer Vigil for Life, January 24, 7 p.m., 800 Ohio Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45245.
Archdiocese of Cincinnati March for Life Student Bus Sendoff, January 26, 7 pm, at a location TBD; open to the public. (513/421-3131)
Butler County Right To Life Annual Pro-Life Prayer March, January 22, 2-3 p.m., old Butler County Courthouse, High & Court Streets, Hamilton OH; march in prayer seven times around the courthouse as around biblical Jericho, in prayer to bring an end to abortion on demand in the U.S. and abroad; we will pray together regardless of the weather. (513/867-1832; moc.oohaynull@yrengimekim)
All Saints Church Celebrate Life, January 22, 8939 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236; 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. includes opening prayer service, Rosary, Celebration of Life walk by Montgomery road, plus fire pit and hot chocolate. All welcome for this family friendly event! (513/792- 4600)
Cincinnati Mini-March for Life, in front of Cincinnati Planned Parenthood’s abortion headquarters, Auburn Ave., January 27, noon-1 p.m.; sponsored by Greater Cincinnati Young Adults for Life.
Diocese of Covington Day of Prayer and Penance, January 27, all parishes 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)
March for Life, Washington, DC, January 27, noon; area individuals, schools, groups and buses traveling to attend (MarchForLife.org)
March for Life, Washington, DC – Congressmen Chabot & Wenstrup Constituent Reception, for March for Life participants, January 27, 2:00-4:30 p.m., the Rayburn Foyer in the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, DC; refreshments provided; all welcome. Please RSVP vog.esuoh.liamnull@surP.ailuJ, or 202-225-3164 by Friday, January 20th with total number attending, plus name and cell phone number for designated contact.
See all other Washington D.C. events planned in conjunction with the March for Life.