Can’t make it to the March for Life in Washington D.C. or the Walk for Life in San Francisco, CA? Check out these three additional March for Life events taking place across the United States.
1. Celebrate Life March (Denver, CO)
The Celebrate Life March in Denver, CO is scheduled for Saturday, January 13. The rally begins at 1 p.m. at the West Steps of the state capitol and will be emceed by Chris Stefanick. Speakers will include Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, the Denver Sisters of Life, Monsignor Peter Quang Ngyuen, Dr. Don Sweeting (Colorado Christian University), and Bethany Janzen (Students for Life of America).
The march itself will be led by members of ENDOW (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women). Prior to the march, there will be 7 Masses offered at 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at various locations in Downtown Denver including the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
For more information, visit the Celebrate Life March website.
2. March for Life Chicago (Chicago, IL)
The Midwest’s answer to the March for Life (March for Life, Chicago) is just one of several pro-life events happening the weekend of January 13-14 in Chicago, IL. The march itself will take place on Sunday, January 14. The event is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago.
Speakers will include Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Ramona Trevino (former Planned Parenthood director), Ed Stetzer (The Moody Church), and Pat McCaskey (Chicago Bears’ co-owner). Prior to the march, there will be various Masses for Life celebrated between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at various parishes around Chicago, including the Holy Name Cathedral.
For more information, visit the March for Life Chicago website
3. OneLife L.A. (Los Angeles, CA)
Downtown Los Angeles’ 4th annual OneLife L.A. is taking place on Saturday, January 20. The mile-long walk begins at the historic Los Angeles Placita Olvera on Olvera Street and ends at Los Angeles State Historic Park. The youth rally begins at 11 a.m. and the march is scheduled to begin at noon.
This year’s speakers include Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, Karen Gaffney (international speaker and swimmer with Down Syndrome), Damon Clarke Owen (founder and executive director of Joy to Be), Myrka Dellanos (Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist), Bishop W.C. Martin (Bennet Chapel Missionary Baptist Church), and Jimmy Lopez (labor trafficking survivor). A Requiem Mass for the Unborn will be celebrated after the march at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at 5 p.m.
For more information, visit the OneLife L.A. website.
Can’t make it to a March for Life?
Still can’t make it to one of the marches? You can still devote the day to praying for a greater respect for life in today’s culture. Say a prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the unborn, and follow the coverage of any of the Marches/Walks for Life through your favorite Catholic broadcast or social media feed.