March for Life 2013 Schedule for Dominican House of Studies
January 7, 2013
We just wanted you all to know that once again our friars will be in full force at the National March for Life 2013 here in Washington DC. Be sure to look for our banner: “Dominican Friars for Life” and come say hello to us. For more information on the March click here. EVERYONE IS INVITED TO THESE EVENTS with our friars:
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 – Memorial of St. Francis de Sales
1-2:15 PM: Tour #1 of Dominican House of Studies (DHS)
2:30-3:45 PM: Tour #2 of Dominican House of Studies
4:30 PM: Office of Readings & Vespers (evening prayer) in DHS chapel
5:30 PM: friars depart DHS for Vigil Mass for Life at Shrine
6:30 PM: National Vigil Mass for Life at National Shrine
20 minutes after the Vigil Mass ends, we will pray Compline (night prayer)
in the DHS chapel, all are invited
Friday, Jan 25 – Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
6:00 AM Holy Hour with 6:20 preaching, 6:30 Lauds (morning prayer),
benediction in the lower Crypt Church in the Basilica of the National Shrine
8:00 AM: Community Mass in chapel of the Dominican House of Studies (across the street)
11:30 AM: Friars depart DHS for the March. We will be gathering in front of the east side of the
Smithsonian Castle, near the carousel. Look for the “Dominicans for Life” banner.
5:30 PM: Office of Readings & Vespers (evening prayer) DHS Chapel
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Holy Hour for Life in Main Chapel, Dominican House of Studies
Solemn Exposition with chant, compline (night prayer), Benediction, Salve
Procession with Dominican Litany of our Lady, Confessions available in front
parlors of house.
Light reception to follow. All visitors are welcome.
8:00 AM: Community Mass in Chapel of the Dominican House of Studies:
Installation of Acolytes
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Prayer outside of Planned Parenthood (1106 16th St. NW).
Meet at the clinic at 10 AM.
Questions? Contact the Pro-Life Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
*this page will be updated with further details as they are made available