9/20 – Pro-Life Union Appreciation Dinner
If you lead a Respect Life group at your church, or you have volunteered for the Pro-Life Union or Guiding Star Ministries, we invite you to attend our Appreciation Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Please contact our office at 215-885-8150 for more details.
9/21 – Mother’s Home Gala Dinner
The Mother’s Home Gala Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. Click here to visit their event website or call 610-583-4663 for more information.
9/22 – Family Fully Alive Festival
You’re invited to attend this event from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish in Downingtown, PA. Click here to visit the event website or email email@example.com for more details.
9/22 – AbbeyFest Youth Festival
Enjoy music from some of the top contemporary Catholic/Christian artists! Visit www.theabbeyfest.com to order tickets. AbbeyFest begins at 12:00 p.m. Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia will have a booth at this event; to volunteer at the booth, call our office at 215-885-8150.
9/22 – Every Good Gift’s Silent Auction
Every Good Gift is holding its second annual Silent Auction on Saturday, September 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at New Life Church in Glenside, PA. Click here for more event information.
9/23 – Sidewalk Counseling Training (videoconference)
Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia will hold a Sidewalk Counseling Training session via videoconference on Sunday, September 23 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
During this session, you will learn:
- What to expect when you serve in front of an abortion clinic.
- Clear statements to communicate and questions to ask when you talk to women and those who accompany them.
- Medical and statistical facts about abortion.
- Common reasons why women have abortions, ways we can help and examples of victory.
Led by: Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia board member, Dr. Monique Ruberu, OB/GYN. Dr. Ruberu serves as the primary physician at Natural Women’s Health at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook. Outside of work, she has personally helped saved numerous mothers and children as a sidewalk counselor, and is an organizer of Philadelphia’s 40 Days For Life campaigns.
Join by phone (audio only) or computer (preferable) via Zoom video communications. Click this link to login (we recommend you signing in a few minutes early that afternoon).
Please RSVP: Contact our office at 215-885-8150 or click here to email us.
9/26 – 40 Days For Life Kickoff
40 Days For Life campaigns have been effective at saving lives, and changing minds and hearts to recognize the sanctity of human life. Now is your time to partake in 40 Days For Life campaigns throughout the Philadelphia area!
Attend the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia’s Kickoff Rally (includes a candlelight vigil for prayer, singing and inspiring speakers) on Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. outside of Planned Parenthood on 1144 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. View and share the Kickoff Rally Facebook event.
For information about the Kickoff Rally on Locust Street (Philadelphia), contact Monique Ruberu at 469-231-9084 or Patrick Stanton at 267-718-4851.
9/30 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Respect Life Month Opening Celebration
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Life and Family invites you to their Respect Life Month Opening Celebration on Sunday, September 30 at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul. Click here to view their event flyer.
3:00-4:00 p.m. – Presentation by Julia Calandra Lineberg (Padre Pio Center)
4:00-6:15 p.m. – Veneration of Relics (in the Basilica) of St. Padre Pio, St. Teresa of Calcutta, St. Gianna Molla and St. Maria Goretti.
*Note: In addition to the relic of St. Padre Pio, a copy of the letter St. Padre Pio sent to Blessed Paul VI supporting Humanae Vitae will be available to read.
6:30 p.m. – Mass in the Basilica
10/7 – Respect Life Sunday
Participate in an area Life Chain on Respect Life Sunday (October 7). This is a golden and strategic moment to become a great witness for the unborn and encourage others to attend.
Local Life Chains are in the following areas: Abington, Bryn Mawr, Collegeville, Downingtown, Kennett Square, Paoli, Philadelphia, Phoenixville, Springfield (Delco), Warminster, Wayne, West Chester and West Grove.
10/12 – “Gosnell” Movie Release
The film “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” will be released in select theaters on Friday, October 12. Click here to find theater locations, and learn how you can acquire group tickets and coordinate theater buyouts.
10/13 – Archdiocesan Humanae Vitae Conference
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Life and Family is sponsoring a special conference “Humanae Vitae: The Prophetic Voice of Blessed Paul VI 50 Years Later” on Saturday, October 13 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. Click here to visit the conference’s website and for registration information.
10/17 – Pro-Life Forum at Holy Martyrs Catholic Church
You’re invited to attend the Pro-Life Forum, sponsored by Holy Martyr’s Respect Life group, on Wednesday, October 17 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at their Parish Hall (120 Allison Road, Oreland, PA 19075). Speakers include Adam Dickerson, Dr. Monique Ruberu and Peter Bernetsky.
11/18 – Stand Up for Life Dinner
Join the Pro-Life Union and more than 1,200 friends and fellow supporters for a special evening in Center City, Philadelphia! Our 35th Annual Stand Up For Life Dinner will be an evening for looking toward the future. Click here to view the Dinner 2018 flyer (PDF).
Sheraton Hotel, Center City (17th & Race Streets), Philadelphia
4:30 p.m. Cocktails – 5:30 p.m. Dinner
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