Compiled by Kathleen Gilbert

  WASHINGTON, D.C., December 23, 2008 ( – To help pro-life pilgrims plan a schedule surrounding the enormous March for Life quickly approaching next month, 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:

Wednesday, January 21

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cardinal O’Connor Conference
  Georgetown University
  for more information and to register:

9 a.m.
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:
  go to 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 for more details.

7 p.m.
National Prayer Vigil for Life 2009
  Basilica of the National Shrine
  go to 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
  Tel: 202/393-2100
  Welcome and introduction by Jill Stanek
  Afternoon session at 1st and Constitution from noon until 4:00 pm.

8:00 am
Lutherans for Life worship service
  Immanuel Lutheran Church
  1801 Russell Rd.
  Alexandria, VA 22301

8:15 a.m.
Interdenominational prayer service led by Fr. Frank Pavone, Priests for Life
  location TBA

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
March for Life
  Washington, D.C. National Mall
  see for details and route map.

4 p.m.
Silent No More
  Post-abortive women share their stories on the steps of the Supreme Court.
  See 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


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