Great news for Catholic Walkers! Plenary Indulgence/Papal Blessing for Participation at Walk’s Sacred Ceremonies!

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in 2019 Walk for Life, Blog, Holy Father, Praise God, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Great news for Catholic pro-lifers! The Vatican has granted the request of Archbishop Cordileone and his brother bishops of this Ecclesiastical Province and has declared opportunities for obtaining a plenary indulgence for those participating in the sacred celebrations related to the Walk for Life West Coast and some of the other pro-life events being held around the country this month! And there is also a Papal blessing for those who attend...

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Orthodox Christian Molieben at Walk for Life West Coast!

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in 2019 Walk for Life, Archbishop Benjamin, Blog, Fr. Aris Metrakos, Orthodox Christians for Life, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Once again, our dear friends from Orthodox Christians for Life will celebrate a molieben (which is a Service of Intercession or Supplication) before the Walk. Here’s the invitation from their Facebook page. Please join us in San Francisco on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in prayer for an Orthodox sanctity of life molieben before the Walk for Life rally. We will meet at the corner of Grove and Polk in Civic Center Plaza. After...

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Archpriest John Kowalczyk: ‘What is the purpose? To become a visible presence.’

Posted on Jan 10, 2019 in 2018 Speakers, 2019 Walk for Life, Archbishop Benjamin, Blog, Orthodox Christians for Life, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Last year, both the Walk for Life West Coast and the March for Life in Washington D.C. were blessed to have the opening Invocations given by members of the Orthodox Christian clergy. (Ours was a beautiful and holy and compassionate one by His Eminence the Most Reverend Benjamin, Archbishop of San Francisco and the West of the Orthodox Church of America.) That is the first time Orthodox clergy gave the invocation on both coasts! Our  friends...

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‘Walking into the lion’s den’ Diocese of Colorado Springs at #walkforlifewc

Posted on Feb 17, 2018 in 2018 Walk for Life, Blog, Praise God, Students For Life, Walk for Life Religious Leaders, Your Photos, Your Stories

From the Colorado Catholic Herald: First trip to Walk for Life West Coast deemed a success by Mary Teresa Thomas “COLORADO SPRINGS. In the early morning hours of Jan. 25, 23 young people and adult chaperones gathered in the dark at the Catholic Pastoral Center to get on a bus to Denver International Airport. There was some unspoken concern by parents and chaperones that flying into San Francisco for the Walk for Life West Coast would be akin to...

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Respect Life Mass/Essay Contest Feb. 25! #walkforlifewc

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in 2018 Walk for Life, Blog, Contests, High Schoolers for Life!, Students For Life, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Our good Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will celebrate the annual Respect Life Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral on February 25 at 11:00 am. Following Mass he will join in awarding prizes to winners of the 29th Annual Respect Life Essay Contest at a ceremony in Patrons’ Hall. Congratulations to all students who took part in the contest, and thanks to the volunteers who read the 376 essays submitted by the 32 participating archdiocesan...

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