View from the choir

I am a Catholic layperson and Secular Franciscan with a sense of humor. After years in the back pew watching, I have moved into the choir. It's nice to see faces instead of the backs of heads. But I still maintain God has a sense of humor - and that we are created in God's image.

Friday, August 15, 2008

40 Days for Life in Rochester

The national "40 Days for Life" campaign will take place in Rochester - with a Catholic (and a Knights of Columbus member) in charge and Planned Parenthood, the billion-dollar abortion business, as the focus.

According to the Catholic Courier, José E. Rivera of St. Leo's Parish in Hilton is the local director of the campaign, which will run from September 24 to November 2. The 24-hour prayer vigils will take place outside the Planned Parenthood clinic and killing center at 114 University Avenue in Rochester.

Everyone can help, even if it's just an hour. I plan to sign up.

If you are a local person and want to get involved, here's the contact information: e-mail or call 585-305-1224.

If you are not from Rochester, check to see if there is an effort near your. According to the Courier, there are vigils planned for at least 175 cities in 45 states.


Blogger Jose said...


My name is Jose E. Rivera and I'm the Campaign Coordinator for the 40 Days for Life here in Rochester. Thank you for this posting on your blog! I was wondering if you be willing to let everyone that visits your blog about our Kick-off rally this Tuesday, Sept. 23rd at 5:30pm at Our Lady of the Americas Church in Main St.

Thank you and God Bless,

5:39 PM  

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