The next 40 Days for Life campaign will be held this coming Lent. Thus it starts this Wednesday Feb 22 - Ash Wednesday. Your participation in this campaign would be an excellent component of any Lenten observance; I highly recommend it.
The 40 Days for Life campaign will be held at several local baby-killing centers, and they will be having their Kick-Off rallies this week as follows:
Silver Spring Saturday, Feb 25th, 10am, at the Planned Parenthood located at 1400 Spring Street in Silver Spring, MD. Nancy Tanner of Silent No More will be the main speaker. See http://40daysforlife.com/silverspring/ for details and other events throughout the campaign.
Germantown: Sunday Feb 19th, 7pm at Mother Seton Parish Center. David Bereit, National 40 Days Director and Msgr Charles Pope will be the speakers. For further details see http://40daysforlife.com/germantown/
College Park Saturday, Feb 25th, 10am at St Mary of the Mills. Shawn Carney will be the speaker. For details see http://40daysforlife.com/collegepark/
Baltimore Sunday Feb 19th at 3pm at Mount De Sales Academy. David Bereit will be the speaker. For details see http://40daysforlife.com/baltimore/
Fairfax Tuesday Feb 21, 7pm at 10400 Eaton Place, Fairfax City. Dr John Bruchalski of Tepeyak Family Center will speak. See http://40daysforlife.com/fairfax/ for ongoing details.
Falls Church No Kick-Off Rally information available, but check http://40daysforlife.com/fallschurch/ for ongong information.
Washington DC Tuesday Feb 21, 7pm at Farragut Square (Connecticut Ave and K St NW). Speakers include:
Elizabeth McClung -- the sidewalk counselor who helped convert Abby Johnson;
Andi Pearson, from Silent No More;
Jimmy Nolan, President of Crossroads;
Fr. Charlie Gallagher of St. Mary's in Rockville
For ongoing details see http://www.40daysforlife.com/washington/
These campaigns are occurring throughout the country (and beyond). Check http://40daysforlife.com/location.cfm to see if there is an ongoing effort in your community - and join it!
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