Respect Life Month is celebrated throughout October. It is an opportunity to promote the dignity of all human life and work toward protecting the most vulnerable in our society.
The official relics of Saint Padre Pio will be at Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Tuesday, October 3.The relics will be available for veneration from 9:00a.m. to 6:50p.m. Archbishop Gregory will celebrate a Mass at 7:00p.m. in honor of Saint Padre Pio. The relics tour is a celebration of 130 years since the birth of the saint and 15 years since his canonization.
A holy hour for life will take place on Monday, October 2 from 7:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Saint Brigid Catholic Church. The night will include a powerful post-abortive testimony about the mercy of God. Saint Brigid is also hosting a movie night to watch the documentary film Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism on Saturday, October 14 at 6:30p.m. The evening costs $10 and includes a dinner at 6:00p.m. catered by Shane’s Rib Shack. Reservations due by October 11 can be sent to Cathy at email@example.com.
Life Chain is an annual event promoting the culture of life and an end to abortion. It takes place each year on Respect Life Sunday, which this year is October 1. People come together for prayer & witness by lining the sidewalks in highly visible locations where vehicle traffic will notice your pro-life signs. Find your local Life Chain by visiting http://www.lifechain.net/. The alternative date for Life Chain is Sunday, October 29.
Join local sites during the fall campaign of 40 Days for Life as we pray for an end to abortion. The campaign is September 27 to November 5. Sign up for prayer vigils at the following links.