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, 2013Memorial 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.

Saturday, Jan 26 – Memorial of SS. Timothy and Titus
      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

*this page will be updated with further details as they are made available

(from website for Dominican House of Studies)

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