Celebration of Chastidy Ronan’s Life

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in 2019 Speakers, 2020 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Uncategorized

The Walk for Life West Coast lost a longtime ally and friend with the passing of Chastidy Ronan, who did so much for so many mothers and families at San Francisco’s Alpha Pregnancy Center. We were honored to be able to present Chastidy with the St. Gianna Molla award for Pro-Life Heroism award at last year’s Walk. There will be a celebration of Chastidy’s life at Dolores Park Church this Saturday, for those who would like to...

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Chastidy Receiving St. Gianna Molla award, Opening Prayer and More!

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 in 2019 Speakers, 2019 Walk for Life, Babies Saving Babies, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Praise God

We were so happy to present this year’s St. Gianna Molla for Pro-Life Heroism to Chastidy Ronan. Her segment begins at about 10:10 of the video below. As pretty much every pro-lifer in the Bay Area knows, Chastidy served as long-time Executive Director of San Francisco’s Alpha Pregnancy Center. We all also know that Chastidy has been battling serious cancer for a while. Pray for her AND help Chastidy and the family financially. Her...

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St. Gianna Molla Award goes to…Chastidy Ronan!

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 in 2019 Speakers, 2019 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award

The Walk for Life West Coast is both thrilled and honored to announce the winner of the 15th Annual St, Gianna Molla award for Pro-LIfe Heroism. This year’s winner is one of the most respected and admired people in the pro-life movement, Mrs. Chastidy Ronan. Chastidy, the past long-time Executive Director of San Francisco’s Alpha Pregnancy Center, has had an incalculable influence on some the most vulnerable  and defenseless women in our...

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“You have to fight it day and night. This is something you never give up on.” #walkforlifewc

Posted on Feb 4, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Press Coverage

That’s what the 90 year old Joe Scheidler, this year’s winner of the Walk’s St Gianna Molla Award, told Dexter Duggan in a wide ranging article in The Wanderer. The article began: A veteran speaker at the Walk for Life West Coast here told tens of thousands of pro-lifers rallying under a bright blue sky that they’ll see the end of permissive abortion. “Pro-life, don’t get weary now,” Rev. Clenard Childress Jr. urged the crowd covering the...

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St. Gianna Molla Award to Joe Scheidler at #walkforlifewc

Posted on Jan 28, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, 40 Days For Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Praise God

We will have the stirring words from all our wonderful speakers up soon, but we must begin by thanking Mr. Joseph Scheidler, the grandfather of America’s pro-life movement, for joining us. We were honored to be able to award Grandpa Joe the St. Gianna Molla Award for pro-life heroism. Here’s Walk for Life West Coast co-chairs Dolores Meehan and Eva Muntean presenting the award. It is impossible to overstate the level of respect...

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‘Abortion in the Black community is a form of genocide’ StandUp4Life Rally THIS FRIDAY! #walkforlifewc

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, 40 Days For Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Priests for Life, Stand Up 4Life, Walk for Life Additional Events, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

This Friday January 26, the Rev. Walter Hoye, long-time ally of the Walk for Life West Coast, and (with his wife Lori) the 2008 recipient of the Walk’s St. Gianna Molla Award for pro-life heroism, will host the annual StandUp4Life Rally and Walk at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza, in front of Oakland’s City Hall. The rally will begin at 12:30 PM. From the Issues4Life Mission Statement: “We walk because abortion in the Black community is a form of...

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