Office for Life and Family of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Hold Rally and Walk for Life

The Office for Life and Family of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites all people of good will to come together to rally and walk in support of the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Participants will hear from nationally renowned pro-life leaders and activists. Topics include the opening of the fall 40 Days for Life campaign and the pro-life movement in relation to students and young adults.

The rally and walk will be followed by a Holy Hour and Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Sunday, September 24, 2017
3:30 p.m. (Rally and Walk)
Sister Cities Park
18th Street and Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19102

6:30 p.m. (Mass)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Featured speakers include Shawn Carney, pro-life speaker, author and president of 40 Days for Life, as well as Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America (SFLA). In addition, there will be music, prayer, and vendors.

Local groups participating in the rally include members from the Knights of Columbus, Philadelphia Guild of the Catholic Medical Association, Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia, and students from Archdiocesan high schools. Registration for the rally is not necessary.

 

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Editor’s Note: For further information, please visit: http://phillycatholiclife.org/

 

 

Contact:

Courtney Flach
Communications Assistant
215-587-3747 (office)