Dominicans & the March for Life (UPDATED)

January 9, 2012

We just wanted you all to know that our friars will be in full force at the National March for Life 2012 here in Washington DC.  Be sure to look for our banner: “Dominican Friars for Life” and come say hello to us.  EVERYONE IS INVITED TO THESE EVENTS:
Saturday January 21 – 9:30-11:30AM Friars from Dominican House of Studies will
                                                pray outside 16th St. abortion clinic with DC Right to Life 
                                      5:20PM Rosary & Vespers I at Dominican House of Studies
                                        7-8PM Holy Hour for Life/Compline (Night Prayer)
                                        at Dominican House of Studies
Sunday January 22 – 11:15AM Mass at Dominican House of Studies
                                   1:00PM Tours of Chapel & public spaces of Dominican House of Studies
                                     4:20PM  Rosary & Vespers II
       6:30PM Vigil Mass for Life  – Basilica of National Shrine (broadcast LIVE on EWTN)
       15 MINUTES AFTER CONCLUSION OF VIGIL MASS: Compline (Night Prayer)
                    at Dominican House of Studies, follow friars from shrine across street
Monday January 236-7AM Dominican Holy Hour with Lauds/Preaching/Benediction
                                      led by the Dominican House of Studies in the Crypt Church
                                      of the Shrine (conclusion of all night adoration)
                                      8:00AM Conventual Mass Dominican House of Studies
                                      11:30AM  Friars depart for March from Dominican House
                                      5:30PM  Office of Readings & Vespers
10 of our friars will be present at the giant 2012 Youth Rally & Mass for Life at the Verizon Center (ticket only event)
Fr. Benedict OP and a few friars will also be present each day at the Baltimore FOCUS conference which precedes the March.

Due to construction on the ellipse, we will meet on the National Mall at the eastern end of the Smithsonian Castle near the Carousel look for our banner: ”Dominican Friars for Life” – come march with the friars of Washington DC and all over our province for a peaceful end to abortion.

If you cannot be here it will be televised on EWTN:


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