I Will Join Fr Frank Pavone at the National Prayer Service for 40th Commemoration of Roe v. Wade and So Should You
Pavone. He may be of small physical stature, like David of the Old Testament story, but he has a heart which is huge and the courage of a spiritual warrior. Fr Frank Pavone has wielded his small smooth stones and sling mightily in the battle against the Goliath of the contemporary Culture of Death and that giant staggers as a result.
On the day when we gather in Washington DC, to mourn the Fourtieth anniversary of Roe and Doe, I can think of no place I would rather be than by the side of Fr Frank Pavone. I will be, beginning at the National Memorial for the preborn and their mothers and fathers. You need to be there as well. You can find out all about it and join thousands of others in prayer, repentance and action by visiting Priests for Life at this website. Below is a press Release with more details.
PRIESTS FOR LIFE PRESS RELEASE
The month of January marks 40 years since the Roe vs. Wade decision, and the national prayer service to mark the occasion has been announced. The National Memorial for the Pre-Born and Their Mothers and Fathers promises to be the largest interdenominational prayer service being held in conjunction with this commemoration.
A larger venue was chosen this year to accommodate what is anticipated will be the biggest turnout ever for the service.
"This prayer service always re-energize and re-focuses our pro-life movement," said Father Frank Pavone, president of the National Pro-Life Religious Council, which is organizing the event along with Priests for Life, the National Pro-Life Center on Capitol Hill, and Faith and Action. Fr. Pavone will deliver the sermon at the service.
The National Memorial will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 25, at Constitution Hall, 1776 D St., NW (18th and D St.). This is the same day as this year's March for Life, which will begin a few hours after the service.
"After 40 years of legal abortion, and the misery it has brought to untold millions of American women, men and families, we want to have one of the largest expressions ever of communal repentance and fervent intercession for an end to abortion in our nation," said Father Pavone. "Everyone in D.C. for the March should make an effort to attend this service."
A host committee of key religious leaders has been assembled, and more information about the service can be found at NationalPrayerService.com.
Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2013
General Intention: The Faith of Christians. That in this Year of Faith Christians may deepen their knowledge of the mystery of Christ and witness joyfully to the gift of faith in him.
Missionary Intention: Middle Eastern Christians. That the Christian communities of the Middle East, often discriminated against, may receive from the Holy Spirit the strength of fidelity and perseverance.
Keywords: Pro-Life, Roe v Wade, National Memorial fr the Preborn, March for Life, Right to Life, Pro-choice, Priests for Life, Fr Frank Pavone, Deacon Keith Fournier
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