Days until we Walk for Life on January 25, 2025

Masses for the Indulgence and what ‘Indulgences’ Are (and Aren’t!)

Catholics are thrilled at the announced Plenary Indulgences for attendance at Walk for Life West Coast related Masses (as well as the other Indulgence conditions). But just what is an Indulgence and how does it work? Fr. Michael Hurley, OP, pastor of San Francisco’s St. Dominic’s Church (and a long-time Walk veteran himself) explains here. […]

50,000 at our sister Marche in Paris!!

That’s the Marche Pour la Vie, founded in the same year as the Walk for Life West Coast! Walkers will remember that in 2011 our co-Chair Dolores Meehan spoke at the Paris Marche, and one of the Paris organizers, Paul Genoux-Defermont, came to San Francisco and spoke to us! A great example of the worldwide reach […]

Wow! Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis for the Walk for Life West Coast!

How wonderful and humbling! His Holiness Pope Francis has sent given his Apostolic Blessing to the Walk! Here is an excerpt, via Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, and Arcbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the Apostolic Nuncio, and the full letter is reproduced below. His Holiness Pope Francis sends warm greetings and his assurance of his closeness […]