Friday January 8, 2010

Pro-life Events Surrounding the Washington D.C. March for Life

Compiled by Matt Anderson

Note: this is an updated version of our December 23 listing of March for Life events.

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 8, 2010 ( – In order to help pro-life pilgrims plan their trip for the upcoming national capital March for Life, has compiled a list of events in and around D.C. Please check back frequently as this list will be updated as more details become available.

*Note: Members of’s staff will be speaking or available to meet at all *starred* events.

Wednesday, January 20

American Life League Training and Activism Week

1:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel, Washington D.C.

Talks are in the afternoon followed by a movie in the evening.

Mass for Life – Georgetown University

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 21:

*Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life*

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

LSN Reporter Peter Smith will be speaking at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

See full schedule.

*March for Life Convention*

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Washington D.C.

LSN’s John-Henry Westen, Tim Waggoner, Matthew Anderson, Kathleen Gilbert, Peter Smith and Hilary White will rotate their presence at the LSN booth in the displays area on Thursday afternoon and evening and Friday morning and afternoon. Stop by to say hello!

See for more details.

American Life League – Personhood Conference

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel, Washington D.C.

March for Life White House Mini-Rally – flashlight program

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Lafayette Park, Washington D.C.

Opening mass for National Prayer Vigil for Life

6:30 p.m.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C.

All night prayer vigil to follow. See schedule for details.

Rock for Life Concert

8:00 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel

Friday, January 22:

*Human Life International Mini-Conference*

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel, Washington D.C.

LSN Editor in Chief John-Henry Westen will be giving a few remarks to introduce HLI’s President, Fr. Thomas Euteneuer.

*Rock for Life Concert*

7:00 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel

LSN’s U.S. Coordinator and journalist Matthew Anderson will be at the concert to get the word out about LifeSiteNews.

Giant 2010 Youth Rally and Mass for Life

7:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Verizon Wireless Center – Washington, D.C.

Closing mass for National Prayer Vigil for Life

7:30 a.m.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington D.C.

Blogs4Life Conference 2009

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Family Research Council Headquarters

801 G Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20001

Lutherans for Life worship service

9:00 a.m.

Immanuel Lutheran Church

1801 Russell Road

Alexandria, VA 22301

Rally for Life

12:00 p.m.

National Mall and 7th Street

Washington D.C.

March for Life

1:00 p.m.

Washington D.C. National Mall

See details and route map.

Silent No More Awareness Campaign – testimonies

4:00 p.m.

Steps of the Supreme Court, Washington D.C.

Immediately following the March women from the Silent No More Awareness Campaign will be giving testimonies of their experiences with abortion.

International Culture of Life Awards Reception

Honoring Arizona Congressman Trent Franks

4:00 p.m.

Special invited guests – Congressman Chris Smith and many others

Phoenix Park Hotel, Across from Union Station

520 North Capital St. NW, $40 per person donation

Information and to register on line

*March for Life Rose Dinner*

6:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Washinton D.C.

At least four of the LSN team will be there.

Saturday, January 23:

Students for Life of America National Conference

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The morning’s events will include a series of speeches from representative of Operation Outcry, Silent No More, and Alliance Defense Fund.

Pryzbyla Center, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

More information

American Life League Training and Activism Week – Rock for Life

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Washington Court Hotel, Washington D.C.

Speeches about pro-life activism.

Previous LifeSiteNews March for Life reports and numerous inspiring photos:

Contrary to Mainstream Media, Hundreds of Thousands at Giant 2009 Washington March For Life

225,000 Take Part in 2008 National March for Life in Washington

Washington March For Life 2008 Photos – Page 1

Change Will Come from the Grassroots Up: US March for Life Organizer Nellie Gray