Mother Agnes Donovan, S.V. to Receive St. Gianna Molla Award!

Posted on Jan 16, 2016 in 2016 Speakers, 2016 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award

One of our favorite of our many favorite events at the Walk for Life West Coast is our annual presentation of the St. Gianna Molla Award for pro-life heroism. The award, named after St. Gianna Molla, the Italian doctor who chose to forego a potentially life-saving medical operation that would have risked the life of her unborn child, has been presented to many worthy recipients over the years: Fr. John Malloy, SDB, founding chaplain of the...

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One year ago today: The passing of the Walk’s first chaplain, Fr. John Malloy

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award

This following comes from A Shepherd’s Voice, the blog of Fr. John Malloy, the first chaplain of the Walk for Life West Coast. A Shepherd’s Voice is now maintained by Gibbons Cooney, Fr. Malloy’s secretary at Saints Peter and Paul Church in San Francisco, and his assistant blogger.   Happy First Anniversary, Father Malloy!   Today is the first anniversary of the rebirth into eternal life of our dear Fr. John Malloy, SDB.  How...

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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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10th Anniversary Past Speakers Picture!

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in 2014 Speakers, 2014 Walk for Life, Anglicans, Asian Americans Pro-Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

This year’s 10th Anniversary Walk for Life West Coast gave us the opportunity to thank those who have stood with us in past years in defense of the littlest among us. We invited all past Walk speakers to join us. Not all could do so, of course–these folks have very busy schedules! But 19 past speakers could make it. Here is a photo taken before the rally with most of them. We will try to find and post a picture with all speakers....

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Pray an ‘Our Father’ for Free Speech Outside of Abortion Clinics!

Posted on Jan 12, 2014 in 2014 Walk for Life, Blog, Gianna Molla Award, Praise God

On January 15 the Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments in McCullen v. Coakley, in which pro-life activists are challenging the constitutionality of “bubble laws” that have been enacted to stifle the free speech of pro-life Americans.  While the case challenges Massachusetts law, it has the potential to strike down “bubble zones” nationwide. Past Walk for Life West Coast St. Gianna Molla award Walter Hoye...

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