Pro-life group leads Way of the Cross outside 70 abortion facilities on Good Friday
March 24, 2016 (ProLifeAction) -- On a bleak Friday afternoon nearly 2,000 years ago, our savior Jesus Christ was crucified at Golgotha, “the place of the skull.”
Today, we have our own Golgotha: the abortion clinic, where His image is violently destroyed, again and again, by abortion.
So it is fitting that we pray in mourning for these victims and all those harmed by abortion. On Good Friday, pro-lifers across the country will participate in the “Way for the Cross for Victims of Abortion,” and you’re invited to join them.
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Check out the list below to find a Good Friday vigil near you. Or, if you don’t find a local vigil, consider hosting your own Way of the Cross with help from the Pro-Life Action League.
WAY OF THE CROSS LOCATIONS: MARCH 25, 2016
- Birmingham: Planned Parenthood, 1211 27th Place S., Birmingham, AL (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Kenai: Bridge Access Road and Kenai Spur Hwy. (“Arby’s Corner”: Map), 3:00 p.m.
- Calgary: Kensington Clinic, 2431 5 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta (Map), 12:00 noon
- Glendale: Planned Parenthood, 5771 Eugie Ave., Glendale, AZ (Map), 11:00 a.m. (NOTE: The Rosary will be prayed at this location.)
- Little Rock: Little Rock Family Planning Services, 4 Office Park Drive, Little Rock, AR (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Chico: Planned Parenthood, 3100 Cohasset Road, Chico, CA (Map), 3:30 p.m.
- El Monte: Planned Parenthood, 4748 Peck Road, El Monte, CA (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Pomona: Planned Parenthood, 1550 N. Gary Ave., Pomona, CA (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- San Bernardino: Planned Parenthood, 1873 Commercenter Drive West, San Bernardino, CA (Map) 10:00 a.m.
- San Diego: Procession to Federal Building beginning at St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 4th Avenue and Beech Street (Map), 12:00 noon
- Victorville: Planned Parenthood, 15403 Park Avenue E., Victorville, CA (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Vista: Planned Parenthood, 1964 Via Centre., Vista, CA (Map), 4:00 p.m.
- Westminster: Planned Parenthood, 14372 Beach Blvd., Westminster, CA (Map), Start Time TBA
- Danbury: Planned Parenthood, 44 Main Street (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Newark: Planned Parenthood, 140 E. Delaware Street (Map), 11:00 a.m.
- Fort Myers: Planned Parenthood, 8595 College Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL 33919 (Map), 12:00 noon
- Jacksonville: A Woman’s Choice of Jacksonville, 4131 University Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32277 (Map), 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. (three services, each beginning on the hour)
- Orlando: Planned Parenthood, 726 S. Tampa Ave., Orlando, FL (Map), 4:00 p.m.
- Atlanta: Feminist Women’s Health Center, 1924 Cliff Valley Way, Atlanta, GA (Map), 24-hour prayer vigil beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Good Friday
- Boise: Planned Parenthood, 3668 N. Harbor Lane, Boise, ID (Map), 3:00 p.m. (Note: The Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be prayed at this location. Park only at the Idaho Athletic Club parking lot next to Harbor Lane and walk to the public sidewalk between PP and State Street.)
- Meridian: Planned Parenthood, 2112 E. Franklin, Meridian, ID (Map), 12:15 p.m. (Note: Park only at the empty Stanton lot, and gather on the public sidewalk parallel to Franklin.)
- Aurora: Planned Parenthood, New York Street and Oakhurst Drive (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Chicago: Albany Medical Surgical Center (now closed), 5086 N. Elston Ave. (Map), 5:00 p.m., preceded by the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet at 4:30
- Chicago: Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3528 S. Hermitage Avenue (Map), 3:00 p.m.
- Glen Ellyn: Aanchor Health Center, 1186 Roosevelt Road, (Map), 9:30 a.m.
- Wood Dale: Advantage Health Center, 203 E. Irving Park Road (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Wichita: South Wind Women’s Center, 5107 E. Kellogg Drive (Map), ongoing witness from 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Fitchburg: Planned Parenthood, 391 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA (Map), 12:00 noon
- Ann Arbor: Planned Parenthood, 3100 Professional Drive, Ann Arbor, MI (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Grand Rapids: Heritage Clinic for Women, 320 Fulton Street E., Grand Rapids, MI (Map), 9:30 a.m.
- Southfield: Northland Family Planning, 24450 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI (Map), Start Time TBA
- Duluth: Building for Women, 32 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN (Map), 11:00 a.m.
- St. Paul: Planned Parenthood, 671 Vandalia Street, Saint Paul, MN 55114 (Map), 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Columbia: Planned Parenthood, 711 Providence Road, Columbia, MO (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- St. Louis Planned Parenthood, 4251 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108 (Map), 6:30 a.m. (start time of 24-hour prayer vigil)
- Billings Heights: Procession to Planned Parenthood beginning at St. Bernard Church, 226 Wicks Lane (Map), 12:30 p.m.
- Bellevue: Abortion and Contraception Clinic of Nebraska, 1002 W. Mission Avenue, Bellevue, NE (Map), 12:00 noon
- Omaha: Planned Parenthood, 3105 N. 93rd Street, Omaha, NE (Map), 12:00 noon
- Englewood: Procession to Metropolitan Medical Associates beginning at the Englewood train station parking lot, Demarest Ave. and Dean St., Englewood, NJ (Map), 9:30 a.m.
- Marlboro: Memorial to the Unborn at the Church of St. Gabriel, 100 N. Main Street, Marlboro, NJ (Map), Start Time TBA
- Goshen: Planned Parenthood, 7 Coates Drive, Goshen, NY (Map), 1:00 p.m.
- Monroe: Women’s Urgent Care, 600 State Route 208, Monroe, NY (Map), 8:00 a.m.
- Newburgh: Planned Parenthood, 136 Lake Street, Newburgh, NY (Map), 10:30 a.m.
- Rochester: Procession to abortion facility beginning at McQuaid Jesuit High School, 1800 S. Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14618 (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Spring Valley: Planned Parenthood, 25 Perlman Dr., Spring Valley, NY 10977 (Map), 12:00 noon (start time of 24-hour prayer vigil)
- Asheville: Planned Parenthood, 68 McDowell Street (Map), 12:00 noon
- Akron: Akron Women’s Medical Group, 692 E. Market Street (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Cleveland: Preterm abortion facility, 12000 Shaker Blvd., Cleveland, OH (Map), 12:00 noon
- Cleveland: Preterm abortion facility, 12000 Shaker Blvd., Cleveland, OH (Map), 3:00 p.m. (NOTE: At 3:00 p.m., in lieu of the Way of the Cross, the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary will be prayed.)
- Sharonville: Beginning at St. Michael Parish, processing to Women’s Medical Center, 11144 Spinner Ave., Sharonville, OH (Map), 9:15 a.m.
- Eugene: Planned Parenthood, 3579 Franklin Blvd., Eugene, OR (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Portland: Lovejoy Surgicenter, 922 N.W. Lovejoy Street, Portland, OR (Map), 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. (three services, each beginning on the hour)
- Greensburg: Planned Parenthood, 125 Nature Park Road, Greensburg, PA (Map), 12:00 noon
- Norristown: Planned Parenthood, 1221 Powell Street, Norristown, PA (Map), 11:00 a.m.
- Philadelphia: Planned Parenthood, 2751 Comly Road (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Pittsburgh: Planned Parenthood, 933 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA (Map), 8:00 p.m. (start time of 12-hour prayer vigil)
- Scranton: Planned Parenthood, 316 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA (Map), 11:15 a.m.
- Warminster: Procession to Planned Parenthood beginning at Nativity of Our Lord Church, 625 S. Street Road (Map), 9:30 a.m.
- Charleston: Charleston Women’s Medical Center, 1312 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC (Map), 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
- Bristol: Bristol Regional Women’s Center, 2901 W. State Street (Map), 12:00 noon
- Nashville: The Women’s Center, 419 Welshwood Drive, Nashville, TN 37211 (Map), 12:00 noon
- Dallas: Planned Parenthood, 7989 W. Virginia Drive, Dallas, TX (Map), 12:00 noon (Note: This Way of the Cross service will be prayed in Spanish.)
- Dallas: Southwestern Women’s Options, 8616 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX (Map), 12:00 noon
- Houston: Planned Parenthood, 13169 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX (Map), 12:00 noon
- Houston: Planned Parenthood, 4600 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77023 (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- McAllen: Whole Woman’s Health Clinic, 802 S. Main Street, McAllen, TX (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Falls Church: Falls Church Healthcare Center, 900 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, VA (Map), 12:00 noon
- Newport News: Peninsula Medical Center for Women, 10758 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA (Map), 10:00 a.m.
- Virginia Beach: Planned Parenthood, 515 Newtown Road, Virginia Beach, VA (Map), 12:00 noon
- District of Columbia: West Lawn of U.S. Capitol (Map), 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Note: This service will be a time of personal contemplation and prayer for the healing of our nation.)
- Everett: Planned Parenthood, 32nd and Hoyt, Everett, WA (Map), Start Time TBA
- Appleton: Planned Parenthood, 3800 N. Gillett St., Appleton, WI (Map), 9:00 a.m.
- Madison: Planned Parenthood, 3706 Orin Road, Madison, WI (Map), 9:30 a.m.
- Milwaukee: St. Rita Parish, 1606 N. Cass Street, Milwaukee, WI (Map), 9:00 a.m.
Reprinted with permission from Pro-Life Action League.