2013 March for Life – Schedule of Events

According to LifeSiteNews.com:

THURSDAY JANUARY 24, 2013

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Prayer vigil at Planned Parenthood
1108 16th St NW
Fr. Frank Pavone, Bryan Kemper, Lila Rose, Fr. Terry Gensemer, Kristan Hawkins

12:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Pro-Life Exhibits Hall
Hyatt Regency Hotel
[source: Marchforlife.org]

11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Law of Life Summit
Hyatt Regency Hotel

2:00 pm- 5:00 pm
Youth Rally
Hyatt Regency Hotel

USCCB National Prayer Vigil for Life
Events at that Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm   Confessions Our Lady of Hostyn Chapel – to the left in the Crypt Church (lower level)
  • 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm   National Vigil for Life Mass Great Upper Church, Principal Celebrant & Homilist: Cardinal Sean O’Malley
  • 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm   Confessions – Our Lady of Hostyn Chapel
  • 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm   National Rosary for Life Crypt Church (lower level)
  • 11:00 pm – 12:00 am   Night Prayer (Byzantine Rite) Crypt Church Led by Most Rev. William Skurla, Byzantine Eparchy of Passaic

7:00 pm-10:00 pm
ProLife Rally with Catholic Underground and Matt Maher 
St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, Wheaton, MD
FRIDAY JANUARY 25, 2013

More at the Basilica

  • 12:00 am – 6:30 am   Holy Hours for Life Crypt Church Led by pro-life seminarians from across the country
  • 6:00 am   Adoration (with reflection at 6:20) Dominican House of Studies, Washington, DC
  • 6:30 am   Morning Prayer, Benediction, Reposition Dominican House of Studies, DC
  • 7:30 am   Closing Mass Great Upper Church Principal Celebrant & Homilist: Most Reverend Kevin J. Farrell, Bishop of Dallas

Archdiocese of Washington March for Life Youth Rally-  2 locations
*Advance tickets required*

  1. Verizon Center, 601 F Street NW
    • 7:00 am – doors open
    • 7:30 am – rally begins
    • 8:00 am – confessions
    • 10:00 am Mass
  2. Comcast Center, 2001 Paint Branch Dr., College Park, MD
    • 6:00 am – doors open
    • 7:00 am – Rally begins
    • 7:30 am – Confessions
    • 9:00 am – Mass

8:00 am- 11:00 am
Pro-Life Exhibits Hall
Hyatt Regency Hotel
[source: Marchforlife.org]

8:30am – 10:30am
National Prayer Service for 40th commemoration of Roe v. Wade (interdenominational)
Constitution Hall, 1776 D St., NW (18th and D St.)
Sermon: Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life
Sponsored by The National Pro-Life Religious CouncilThe National Pro-Life Center on Capitol Hill,Faith and Action and Priests for Life and is co-sponsored by Couples for Christ Foundation for Family and LifeCatholic Family and Human Rights InstituteAmerican Life LeagueHuman Life Review; andJubilee Campaign Law of Life Project.

9:00 am
Lutherans for Life Divine Service
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, Rev. Christopher Esget, and Phillip Magnes
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA

12:00 pm – 1:30p.m
* The main March for Life Rally on the National Mall between 7th & 9th Streets

1:30 p.m.
The March begins up Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill

2:30 – 5 p.m.
Silent No More Awareness testimonies of abortion experiences and healing
at the steps of the Supreme Court

3:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Exhibit Hall
Hyatt Regency Hotel

6:00 pm
Rose Dinner
Hyatt Regency Hotel Ballroom, 6:00 pm-social hour, 7:00 pm-dinner

6:00 pm
Pontifical Sung Mass in the Extraordinary (Traditional Latin) Form
Celebrated by His Excellency Joseph Perry, auxiliary bishop of Chicago
St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church, 727 Fifth Street, NW. in Chinatown, DC

SATURDAY JANUARY 26, 2012

8:00 am
March for Life 5K run
West Potomac Park

8:30 am- 4:00 pm
Cardinal O’Connor Conference
Georgetown University

9:30 am- 9:00 pm
2013 Students for Life of America National Conference
North Bethesda Marriot

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