LIFE Runners A-Cross America Western Arm Relay began today!

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog

Divine Mercy and LIFE at the Golden Gate Bridge At 6:30AM on a foggy Ash Wednesday morning, a group of young pro-lifers gathered at the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge. The group was there for the start of the West Coast Leg of the LIFE Runners A-Cross America Relay. The LIFE Runners relay is a nationwide event in which LIFE Runners will run 1,103 relay legs of 5K each, covering a total of 4,089 miles over the 40 days of Lent. The East...

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40 Days for LIFE Begins March 5!

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, International News

March 5, Ash Wednesday, also marks the beginning of one of the most amazing witnesses for Life that there is: 40 Days For Life.  40 Days, which began in 2004, is now in 251 locations in 11 countries around the world–and it is growing every day. But the importance of 40 Days is not in the number of vigils, although that is important, but in the number of people peacefully converted, of hearts changed, of women, and their babies, saved....

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LIFE Runners Begins March 5!

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog

On March 5, Ash Wednesday, the LIFE Runners A-Cross America Relay begins. (LIFE Runners had a big presence at the Walk for Life West Coast!)  The Facebook event page for the Western Arm of the relay is here.  The Western Arm details are below the video, and you can sign-up to be a LIFE Runner here.     “San Francisco will kick off the West Arm of the LIFE Runners A-Cross America Relay on March 5th! The relay is 40 days of...

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2014 St. Gianna Molla Award winner: Georgette Forney

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award

One of the great honors we have at the Walk for Life West Coast is the annual presentation of the St. Gianna Molla award. The St. Gianna award, named for the Italian doctor who, rather than abort her child when other doctors told her that giving birth would endanger her life, chose life. She chose to give birth, to give life to another, even at the cost of her own. The St. Gianna Molla award is given to persons who have shown through their...

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Gonzaga’s Pro-Life Club: ‘We are GU’s mission!’

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, Students For Life

Amen! On January 29 we had reported that Gonzaga University’s Students For Life had won the West Coast Group of the Year award at the Students for Life’s Be the Revolution conference, which was held at St. Mary’s Cathedral the day after the Walk for Life West Coast. Today the Gonzaga University Bulletin reported: “Gonzaga’s anti-abortion student group received the West Coast Group of the Year award during the first...

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Archbishop Cordileone’s Walk for Life West Coast homily

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in 2014 Additional Events, 2014 Speakers, 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

This week’s Catholic San Francisco has the transcript of the great homily given by San Francisco’s Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at Mass before the Walk for Life West Coast. Our good shepherd, joined by 17 concelebrating bishops, and a St. Mary’s Cathedral packed to overflowing with the faithful, hit it out of the ballpark. His Excellency’s words have been noted far and wide. Here is the beginning of the homily, but be...

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