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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Orthodox Christians For Life at #walkforlifewc

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, Archbishop Benjamin, Blog, Fr. Aris Metrakos, Orthodox Christians for Life, Praise God, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Our Orthodox friends were of course at the Walk for Life West Coast, delighted to be led by their father in faith His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin and other Orthodox dignitaries (including our old pal Fr. Aris Metrakos!) We thank Veronica, who does so much to make it happen! Before the rally, His Eminence led them in a molieben, which is an intercessory prayer service. Heaven knows we need it!         Fr. Lauren & Family: #takebackpink !...

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Archbishop Benjamin’s invocation from #walkforlifewc

Posted on Jan 28, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, Archbishop Benjamin, Blog, Fr. Aris Metrakos, Orthodox Christians for Life, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Beautiful, holy, and compassionate message from His Eminence!   This year we were honored to have the Walk’s invocation given by His Eminence the Most Reverend Benjamin, Archbishop of San Francisco and the West of the Orthodox Church of America. His Eminence is the second Orthodox to give the invocation—Fr. Aris Metrakos of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (and a great friend to the Walk) was the first a few years back. As he introduced...

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Bringin’ the Power and the Glory to the #walkforlifewc : TEN Catholic Bishops!

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in 2018 Speakers, 2018 Walk for Life, Archbishop Benjamin, Blog, Praise God, Walk for Life Bishops, Walk for Life Religious Leaders

Woo-Hoo! Bringin’ the Power and the Glory! Here are pictures of some of them: California Catholic Daily has the story: “Nine Catholic Bishops and one Cardinal will be in attendance: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Bishop William Justice, and Bishop Emeritus Ignatius Wang of San Francisco; Bishop Michael Barber, Oakland; Bishop Emeritus Tod Brown, Orange; Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane; Cardinal William Levada; Bishop Jaime Soto,...

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