Respect Life SundayOctober is Respect Life Month!

Life Chain

October 4th is Respect Life Sunday, also Life Chain Sunday, and October is Respect Life Month. St. Mary’s Life Chain will stand at Banker’s Trust Bank, 3905 Merle Hay Road, north of Douglas and across from Merle Hay Mall. 

Join us from 2:00 – 3:30 pm for this peaceful, prayerful, public witness for life and against abortion. Come for all or part of the time for the 26th annual nationwide Life Chain!

40 Days of Life

This pro-life campaign is from September 23rd to November 1st and encourages prayer, fasting and peaceful vigil for an end to abortion. St. Mary’s will “Kneel for Life” in church in front of the Blessed Sacrament on Monday, October 12th from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. We will “Stand for Life” on October 12th at Planned Parenthood, 10534 New York Ave. in Urbandale from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Two people are needed in each time slot. Sign-up sheets, maps, and signs to hold will be in the gathering area. Commit one day to pray, fast: at church, at home, at work, or at Planned Parenthood during these 40 days.