Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Mechanicsburg
March for Life Solidarity Day, Friday, January 18, to unite with those who are attending the march in Washington. The day begins at 9:00 with Mass, followed by a light breakfast, a religious movie, lunch, viewing of speeches from the March, and Eucharistic Adoration and the recitation of the Rosary to close the day. For more information, or to register please contact coordinator Pete Fludovich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Catherine Laboure in Harrisburg
Twenty-four Hours for Life
Monday, January 21, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. – Tuesday, January 22, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. • Shrine Church
Twenty-four hours of continuous prayer and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Shrine Church are held to call us to prayer for an end to abortion. All are welcome to make an hour of prayer during the day or through the night. This time of adoration is held each year to mark the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States. This year, the 24 Hours will begin on Monday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. with our Miraculous Medal Novena and conclude with a Prayer Service for Life with Benediction on Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shrine Church.
Prince of Peace in Steelton
A Day to Respect All Human Life from Conception to Death
Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 pm on Friday, January, 18, followed by Adoration, Rosary and a period of reflection.
If you are unable to be present at the entire service, you are welcome to spend time in prayer during the day. You are then invited to a reception in the Parish Center.
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lebanon
On Friday, January, 18 we will have our annual hour long gathering on the corners of 8th Street and Cumberland Street. The program is as follows: Morning Mass followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Adoration continues until 1:00 pm.
Between 12:00 (noon) to 1:00 pm we are participating in the “Four Corners” for LIFE, An hour in the cold at the corners of 8th & Cumberland Streets. At 1:00 pm we assemble in the chapel and there will be a brief service and reposition of the Blessed Sacrament. After the service there will be soup and sandwiches in the East Meeting Room. Please plan to join us for this public gathering for life.
St. Paul the Apostle Church in Annville
The Pro-Life Committee of St. Paul the Apostle Church, Annville, will hold a Right to Life rally and demonstration on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 12 noon until 1:00 pm, at 8th and Cumberland Streets in the city of Lebanon.
This will be a peaceful and prayerful demonstration to stand and witness to the sanctity of all life. All are welcome to join us that day to remember and grieve the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade, the greatest violation of human rights. Along with the Doe v. Bolton decision, abortion became legal throughout nine months of pregnancy, and is the cause of the death of nearly 57 million unborn babies.
Join us after the rally at St. Mary’s Church for a short prayer service and a light lunch.
Parking is available on street, or in the public lots off of East Chestnut Street or in the public lot behind St. Mary’s Church. Questions, call 717-838-5243.
St. John Neumann Church
The Lancaster County Annual March for Life will be held on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at St John Neumann Church, 601 E. Delp Road, Lancaster, PA.
The day will start at 9 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. and will consist of a Prayer Service, Music, Speakers, and Videos. The march in Washington will be shown live. We will also have an opportunity to walk.
Information will be available on House of His Creation, Off the Streets, A Woman’s Concern, Mom’s House, and other Life Affirming Ministries. There will be coffee and pastries in the morning; lunch will also be served. A free will offering will be taken. For more information call 717-468-3822 or email Tom Ramsbottom.
Saint Peter Church in Elizabethtown
Join Youth Minister, Molly Lahr, on Saturday January 19 from Noon– 2:00 pm at Saint Peter Church in Elizabethtown for a mini-March for Life! Molly invites ANYONE to join as we will be spending an hour in prayer and peaceful protest to end abortion. For those who can’t go to the March for Life in Washington, DC, this is a wonderful testament to our dedication to the pro-life cause. Please join us in prayer the babies need you!
Diocesan Respect Life Mass – January 20 @ 9:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Church, Camp Hill. This Mass is celebrated every year to commemorate the lives lost to abortion since 1973 and to pray for the building up of a culture of life in our nation from conception to natural death. Reverend Stephen Kelley, chaplain to our diocese’s Rachel’s Vineyard post-abortion ministry, will be the celebrant and homilist. All are welcome!
Observance of Roe v. Wade: January 18-25, 2019
Holy Hour for Life
Columbia, Holy Trinity – January 18 at 12:00 PM
Trevorton, Saint Patrick – January 20 at 8:00 AM
Quarryville, Saint Catherine of Siena – January 20 at 12:00 PM
Harrisburg, Saint Margaret Mary – January 21 at 7:00 PM
Sunbury, Saint Monica – January 22 at 7:00 PM