Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, announced today the formation of a Host Committee for the National Memorial for the Preborn and their Mothers and Fathers, to be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. in observance of the 40th year since Roe vs. Wade.
"I am grateful to these friends and colleagues of mine who are joining our organizers and sponsoring organizations in inviting activists, pastors and their congregations from around the country to come together in prayer and worship on this momentous occasion," Fr. Pavone stated. "We want to have one of the largest expressions ever of communal repentance and fervent intercession for an end to abortion in our nation."
Serving on the committee are
President, Family Research Council
Dick and Shirley Bott
Bott Radio Network
President and CEO, Bott Radio Network
Bishop Harry Jackson
Founder and Chairman, High Impact Leadership Coalition
Director of African-American Outreach, Priests for Life
Executive Director, Life Issues Institute
Executive Director, Council for National Policy
The prayer service is sponsored by The National Pro-Life Religious Council, The National Pro-Life Center on Capitol Hill, Faith and Action and Priests for Life.
It will be held at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, 1776 D St., NW (18th and D St) on the morning of Friday, January 25, 2013 (the day of the Annual March for Life), from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
For more details, a publicity flier, and a newsletter/pulpit announcement, see www.NationalPrayerService.com
Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.