March for Life Events in Washington, D.C.

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Thursday, Jan. 18
National Prayer Vigil for Life: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.
Confessions, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Confessional Chapel of the Crypt Church (Our Lady of Hostyn)
Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 5-
5:15 p.m. Great Upper Church
Solemn Opening Mass, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Great Upper Church
Principal Celebrant: Cardinal Dolan, Chairman, USCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities
Confessions, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Confessional Chapel of the Crypt Church (Our Lady of Hostyn)
National Rosary for Life, 8 p.m.-
9 p.m. Crypt Church
Night Prayer (Byzantine Rite), 9:30-10:30 p.m. Crypt Church
Holy Hours for Life, 11 p.m.-6 a.m. Crypt Church (led by seminarians)
Information: http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/january-roe-events/national-prayer-vigil-for-life-schedule.cfm

“Life Is Very Good” Evening of Prayer (Youth Groups): Eaglebank Arena (formerly Patriot Center), George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., 7:30-10 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Evening includes Eucharistic Adoration and Confessions. Featuring Sister Miriam Heidland, S.O.L.T., Hawk Nelson, Ennie Hickman and Ben Walther Band. Reserve tickets: $17 each. Discounted rate of $28 if you attend both the evening and morning events. Information and tickets: www.arlingtondiocese.org/youth/lifeisverygood.aspx
“Celebrate Life” With Paul J. Kim and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Mother Seton Parish, 19951 Father Hurley Blvd., Germantown, Md., 6-9:30 p.m. Optional Travelers Mass 5 p.m. Evening includes Holy Hour led by the friars, dinner and concert with Paul J. Kim. Reserve tickets: $15 each for dinner and concert. Information: Dominique at (301) 444-3495.

Friday, Jan. 19
National Prayer Vigil for Life: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.
Morning Prayer, Benediction and Reposition, 6:30 a.m. Crypt Church
Closing Mass, 7:30 a.m. Great Upper Church
Information: http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/january-roe-events/national-prayer-vigil-for-life-schedule.cfm
Youth Rally and Mass for Life: Capital One Arena (formerly the Verizon Center)
The Archdiocese of Washington will host the Youth Rally and Mass for Life on the morning of the National March. The event will be held at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. All tickets have now been reserved. Information: www.youthrallyandmassforlife.org or www.facebook.com/youthrallyandmassforlife.

Adult and Family Rally and Mass for Life: The Adult and Family Rally will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Mass will take place at 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, 1725 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. Celebrant: Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, of Washington, D.C.; Homilist: Msgr. Parent, pastor, St. Elizabeth Church. Speakers: Mary and Seamus Hasson, pro-life and religious liberty advocates. Information: http://adw.org/event/adult-family-rally-mass-life-2/
“Life Is Very Good” Morning Rally and Mass (Youth Groups): Eaglebank Arena (formerly Patriot Center), George Mason University, Fairfax, Va, 9 a.m.–noon (doors open at 8 a.m.) Morning includes rally, Mass and opportunities for confession. Featuring: Ennie Hickman, Ben Walther Band and Father James Searby. Reserve tickets: $17 each, includes a Chick-Fil-A lunch to go. Discount rate of $28 if you attend both the evening and morning events. For more information and to purchase tickets: www.arlingtondiocese.org/youth/lifeisverygood.aspx

45th annual March for Life
11:30 a.m. Musical Opening, Noon Rally, 1 p.m. March.
The March for Life 2018 Rally will take place on the grounds of the Washington Monument, near the corner of 15th St., NW and Constitution Avenue. Following the rally, the march will begin on Constitution Avenue between 15th and 17th streets. Information: www.marchforlife.org
“Latinos por la Vida” Concert: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, Va. Reserve tickets: $20. Special prices for groups greater than five. Send an email to pilarvc@corazonpuro.org. *Precios especiales para grupos de más de 5 personas. Enviar un correo a pilarvc@corazonpuro.org. To register: http://www.latinosporlavida.com/eventos.html

Saturday, Jan. 20
“Latinos por la Vida” Conference for Spanish-speaking: St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 3305 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, Va. Reserve tickets: $20. Special prices for groups greater than five people. Send an e-mail to pilarvc@corazonpuro.org. *Precios especiales para grupos de más de 5 personas. Enviar un correo a pilarvc@corazonpuro.org. To register: http://www.latinosporlavida.com/eventos.html
Students for Life East Coast Conference: FBC Glenarden Event Center, 600 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, Md., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The Students for Life East Coast Conference is a one-day event that provides education, training and opportunities with pro-life activists from across America. Information: http://sflalive.org/
Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., followed by Mass for Life at 5 p.m., Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart. The keynote speaker is Lily Rose, founder and president of Live Action. This year’s theme is “(Ir)religiously Pro-Life: The Future of the Movement in a Secular World.” Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the conference is named in honor of Cardinal John O’Connor, who committed himself to advocate for the defenseless and eloquently defended pro-life positions. Information: http://www.oconnorconference.com/

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