Washington March for Life 2009 Conference and Activities Schedule
Compiled by Kathleen Gilbert
WASHINGTON, D.C., December 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - To help pro-life pilgrims plan a schedule surrounding the enormous March for Life quickly approaching next month, LifeSiteNews.com has compiled a list of the various pro-life events that will take place in and around Washington D.C.
Friday, January 16 - Sunday, January 18
Mother of God Community’s Life Summit 2009
20501 Goshen Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
To view the complete schedule, go to: http://www.motherofgod.org/events/2009LifeSummit.pdf
Wednesday, January 21
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cardinal O’Connor Conference
for more information and to register: http://www.cardinaloconnorconference.com/
Rock for Life Training & Activism Week Personhood Conference kick-off memorial walk
Planned Parenthood clinic on 16th St. in Washington
The walk will travel from Planned Parenthood, to the White House at 10:15 a.m., ending at the Supreme Court at 11:30 a.m.
For more information: http://www.rockforlife.org/taw/
go to http://www.rockforlife.org/taw/ to register for the Training & Activism Week and reserve a room at the hotel.
1 - 5 p.m.
Rock for Life pro-life workshops
the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel
415 New Jersey Ave., N.W.
The workshops will include an international panel to address the status of the global pro-life movement, a session on pro-life blogging hosted by pro-life activist and blogger Jill Stanek. Live music will be provided at a praise & worship rally and Rock for Life Concert in the hotel starting at 7 p.m.
2 - 5 p.m.
March for Life Convention 2009
Hyatt-Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
See http://www.marchforlife.org/content/view/18/32/ for more details.
National Prayer Vigil for Life 2009
Basilica of the National Shrine
go to http://www.usccb.org/prolife/prayervigil/schedule.shtml for the all-night activity schedule.
Thursday, January 22
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Rally for Life and Youth Mass 2009
Verizon Center (formerly the MCI Center), 601 F Street, NW, Washington, DC.
7:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Blogs4Life Conference 2009
Family Research Council Headquarters|
801 G Street NW
Welcome and introduction by Jill Stanek
Afternoon session at 1st and Constitution from noon until 4:00 pm.
Lutherans for Life worship service
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1801 Russell Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22301
Interdenominational prayer service led by Fr. Frank Pavone, Priests for Life
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
March for Life
Washington, D.C. National Mall
see http://www.marchforlife.org/content/view/30/40/ for details and route map.
Silent No More
Post-abortive women share their stories on the steps of the Supreme Court.
See http://www.silentnomoreawareness.org/events/ to register to speak.
4:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. (doors open at 3:45 p.m.)
International Culture of Life "Champions for Family" Award Reception, honoring the Hon. Joseph Pitts (R-PA), Rene Bullecer, M.D. and Rev. Jerome Magat.
Phoenix Park Hotel (above the D