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Upcoming Events of Interest to Rochester Pro-Lifers
Friday, March 29 Good Friday Stations of the Cross in Reparation for Abortion. 9:
00 AM Half-hour prayer service in the chapel at McQuaid Jesuit High School on
Clinton Ave., followed by the Stations of the Cross and the Cha plet of Divine
Mercy, led by a number of priests, deacons and religious, in procession to and
outside of a nearby abortion facility. If you have any questions, please call Bob/Amy
Dorscheid (585) 732-8994. Sponsored by The Pro-Life Planning Committee PO Box
90969, Rochester, NY 14609.
Wednesday, April 10 Adult Stem Cell Availability and Usage in New York, a
presentation by Rev Jason McGuire at 7:30 PM at St. John of Rochester, 8 Wickford
Way, Fairport. Sponsored by the Adult Stem Cell Initiative. Free and open to the
public. Questions: call (585) 266-2266.
Thursday, April 11 Theology of the Body by Fr. Mickey McGrath and Creighton
Method of FertilityCare And NaProTECHNOLOGY By Elissa Sanchez-Speach, MD
and Karen Dalton, MD and Anne Olek, FNP-BC. 7 – 9 PM at St. Louis Catholic
Church, 64 S Main St, Pittsford, NY. Free and open to the public. No reservations
required. Questions: call A. Olek at 585-387-9113.
Monday, April 15
Candlelight Vigil for Life, a silent protest of abortion expansion in the State of New
York. Meet at 5 PM outside the State Capitol in West Capitol Park, Albany. New
Yorkers for Life will provide all signs and candles. Just bring yourself, your friends,
your neighbors, and your commitment to safeguarding human life. Track details on
www.NewYorkersForLife.org or https://www.facebook.com/NYS4Life
Thursday, April 18 Spring to Life, the Women’s Care Center Gala at the Webster
Country Club. The keynote speaker is Rebecca Kiessling, a lawyer who was
conceived in rape and just missed being aborted. Also, there will be a testimonial by
Dr. Keith Sanger, on his gratitude for being adopted. For additional information or to
make reservations, call the Women’s Care Center at 865-0360.
Thursday, April 25 Melinda Delahoyde will be the keynote speaker at a Dinner
sponsored by Embracing Options at the RIT Conference Center. Melinda is the
former President of Carenet. Call Dee Skelton (585) 235-0690 to request an
Tuesday, April 30 NYSRTL Lobby for Life Day in Albany, Speakers: Mary
Spaulding Balch, Assemblywoman Annie Rabbit, and Brenden Flynn. 9 AM
registration, 10 – noon program, visits after noon. Call 518.434.1293 for more
June 27 – 29 National Right to Life Convention 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The annual
meeting of pro-life grassroots people from across the country. Hear the news from
the experts and come home with new skills and renewed determination. Register at
June 27 – August 3 National Right to Life Academy for college students. Five
weeks in Washington with some of the smartest people on the planet. Some
Rochester scholarships possible. To apply for the program go to http://www.nrlc.
org/Academy/index.html. To inquire about scholarships, call Rochester Area Right to
Life at (585) 254-3947.
August 2 5K Race at Powder Mills Park, to benefit the Gerhart neighborhood
Center, of which the Place of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center is a part. Call (585)