Bishop Kulick to Celebrate Mass at Annual March for Life in Washington, DC
Buses are scheduled for pilgrims who wish to attend March
The 49th annual March for Life is scheduled for Friday, January 21, in Washington, D.C. Bishop Larry J. Kulick will celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel at the National Shrine. Seating for the Bishop’s Mass is first come, first served. Following the Mass, the March for Life Rally will begin at Noon at on the National Mall. The march from the Mall to the United States Supreme Court will begin at 1:15 p.m.
Every year, tens of thousands of people peacefully converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., and March to Capitol Hill on the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe V. Wade ruling which legalized abortion in all 50 states. For those from the Diocese of Greensburg who wish to travel by bus to the annual March for life, contact one of the following bus captains:
- Mary Blythe, St. Agnes Parish, North Huntingdon, 724-863-2626 or 412-996-2115
- Bill Ager, Indiana County, 724-465-4522
- Caitlin Craig, Mother of Sorrows Parish, Murrysville, 724-733-8870, ext. 114
- Father Timothy J. Kruthaupt, St. Peter Parish, Brownsville, 724-785-7781.
There are several opportunities for those who cannot attend but would like to participate:
- St. Emma Monastery, Greensburg, will host an event Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. that will include prayers, Eucharistic adoration, a reflection and vespers. For information, call 724-834-3060.
- The Greensburg Diocesan Council of the National Council of Catholic Women will host a “Pray for Life” day Friday, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Christ Our Shepherd Center. The day will include a rosary for priests, Mass, Eucharistic adoration, a rosary for life, Stations of the Cross for life, a Divine Mercy chaplet and a litany for life. For information, call 724-537-2064.
- The Youth Rally and Mass for Life will be a hybrid event – in-person for local youth only and virtual for others. The events will be livestreamed on the YouTube channel for the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington. Visit adw.org/youth-rally-mass-life/ for details.