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                                     The 8th Annual Walk for Life will be held on January 21, 2012!!  

 The Walk for Life Website               Note Changes in the walk, this year....

“Walk for Life West Coast” this year starts at a different time and takes a different route. Mass Jan. 21 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Gough Street at Geary Boulevard is at 9:30 a.m. The rally preceding the walk begins at 12:30 p.m. at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza across from City Hall. Guest speakers include former abortionist, Dr. Vansen Wong and “Silent No More” representative, Jacquie Stainaker. An “Info Faire” at Civic Center Plaza begins at 11 a.m. “The Interfaith Committee for Life Prayer Service” is Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral. All the event activities are available at
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               (Reprinted from Catholic San Francisco online, the Archdiocesan Newspaper)   Catholic SF website

 Calendar Year  2011

  Events Associated with the Walk for Life, West Coast       The Walk for Life Website
                           Friday, January 21st, 2011, (The Day before the Walk on Saturday)
January 21st, 2011
4th Annual Standing up 4Life Walk   (In Oakland, on the Friday before the SF March)  
See a map, and information on the walk on the website:   (website)
This is the Walk in Oakland, on Friday, before the walk in San Francisco on Saturday (see below)
We walk because abortion in the Black community is a form of genocide, it is the Darfur of America. We walk because abortion in Black America is the civil rights issue of our day. We walk because abortion does violence, both physically and emotionally, to men and women, to their children, and to their families.
Location: Oakland City Hall at One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
January 21st, 2011
4 PM

3rd Annual Youth and Young Adult Rally for Life
Special guest Christopher Stefanick will give a 2 hour mini mission. Live music, Reconciliation Service, Adoration, and Mass. Emcee: Jon Rinaldo, Youth and Young Adult Minister from the Diocese of San Jose. Pre-registration requested. Free before 1/14/11 - $10 after. Raffle, Taco Bar and Snack Bar.
Location: Our Lady of Peace Church, 2800 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA

January 21st, 2011
7 PM

Interfaith Committee for Life Prayer Service
The 24th Annual Interfaith Service for Life, sponsored by the San Francisco Archdiocesan Interfaith Committee for Life, takes place the evening before the Walk for Life West Coast at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, Geary & Gough Streets, San Francisco.  If you've never attended, please come this year to participate in prayerful readings, reflections, music and the beautiful Procession of Roses.  This year's speakers include Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life and David Beriet of 40-Days for Life.  A reception follows. Location: St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco    MapStMary'sCathedral

January 21st, 2011
8 PM thru 7 AM

Overnight Eucharistic Adoration
Location: Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 666 Filbert Street, San Francisco.
The Church has a well-lit parking lot. Please enter through the Church Office. For more information, contact Gibbons at 415-421-0809.   MapStsPeter&Paul

                         Below, Events Scheduled for the Walk for Life Day, Saturday, January 22nd, 2011
January 22nd, 2011
6 AM to 7 AM

Unborn Jesus Holy Hour
Come join us as we pray the stations of the Incarnation. We will offer the Holy Hour in honor to the Unborn Child Jesus for the end of abortion. We will also pray for the pro-life cause.
The Unborn Jesus Holy Hour has been organized at Saints Peter and Paul since the first Walk for Life. Every year we place the Walk for Life into the Hands of the Unborn Child Jesus and his Mother with the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe. For more information send email.
Location: Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 666 Filbert Street, San Francisco   MapStsPeter&Paul

January 22nd, 2011
8 AM

Catholic Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral, Saturday, January 22nd, at 8 AM
Location: 1111 Gough St., San Francisco, near SF Civic Center    MapStMary'sCathedral
All priests are welcome to concelebrate

January 22nd, 2011
11 AM
 The 7th Annual Walk for Life, 11 AM, at Justice Herman Plaza, San Francisco
 Located at the end of Market Street, next to Embarcadero Center, accessible by Bart, & Muni
 Join the many thousands who will be there, celebrating the Right to Life!
 Also - See other Pro Life Events planned in that week, on this page.

The Walk for Life Website         Map of Justice Herman Plaza

January 22nd, 2011
3 to 5:30 PM
 Youth Rally, Immediately after the Walk for Life March   (website)
The realization that so many young people are deeply and inherently pro-life led the Archdiocese of San Francisco to organize a rally that would bring together the young people of Walk for Life in an arena where they can participate in praise and worship, and more importantly networking with one another as the future pro-life leadership. Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Michael Barber. Praise and Worship by Ike Ndolo and Jenna Guizar. For more information, contact Timmerie Millington at (909) 496-9812 or via email.
Location: Fort Mason (at the end of the Walk by Marina Green).
January 23rd, 2011
7 to 8 PM

Lights for Life Candlelight Prayer Vigil    (10th Annual San Francisco Event)
On the sidewalk before 2107 O'Farell between Divisidero and Broderick, San Francisco, Ca.
This area is served by many Bus Lines, e.g., the 24 Divisidero, and the 38 Lines on Geary.
(For a muni area map, click on the clinic map link following)   ClinicMap (See red-yellow arrow)
For more information, call 415-661-6277

March 9 through
April 17th, 2011
8 AM til 8 PM

40 Days for Life  (through Lent) Begins Ash Wednesday and ends Palm Sunday. 
Location: Across the Street from 815 Eddy, between Franklin and Van Ness, San Francisco, Ca.
(For an area and muni map, click on the clinic map link following)   ClinicMap  (See arrow marked by 40 Days)
A kickoff Event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8th, Details to be announced later.
For more information, click on      

April 16th, 2011 United for Life Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 16th, cocktails 6 PM, dinner 7 PM
United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, near Sloat boulevard   MapIrishCulturalCenter
San Francisco, Ca. For more info, call 415-567-2293

September 10th, 2011
 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Archdiocesan Respect Life Conference & Public Policy Breakfast in St. Francis Hall at St. Mary’s Cathedral Event Center, Gough Street and Geary Boulevard in San Francisco. Msgr. James Tarantino, vicar for administration for the Archdiocese of San Francisco will lead an opening prayer. Attorney and national voice Wesley J. Smith is the keynote speaker offering thoughts on “What’s New in the World of Euthanasia?” Canonist, nurse and scholar Marie Hilliard of the National Catholic Bioethics Center speaks “Today’s End of Life Issues: Choices and Dangers.” Attorney Dana Cody and Vicki Evans, respect life coordinator for ADSF will facilitate a workshop addressing “Are All Medical Directives Created Equal?” Cost is $40 per person and includes breakfast. Contact Vicki Evans at or call (415) 614-5533.

October 23, 2011
  5 – 8 p.m.

Fundraising dinner for San Mateo Pro-Life at Father Flanagan Hall, St. Mark Church,
325 Marine View Ave. in Belmont. Menu includes gourmet chicken dinner, plus fun raffle and door prizes. Guest speaker is attorney Brad Dacus, founder and president of Pacific Justice Institute. Dacus has been honored his commitment to faith and justice and work protecting parental rights and religious freedom. Tickets are $30 per person. For tickets or more information contact Vicki at (650) 365-5718 or Jessica at (650) 572-1468. Please call by Oct. 20.

     Note: Many of the events notices are reprinted from the pages of San Francisco Catholic
   Thanks to them for publishing Pro Life Events in their Datebook Section.
  Please Page Down for other Regularly Scheduled Events
      Below,   Ongoing Pro Life Activities Scheduled Weekly
Scheduled Every Week  Pro Life Activities - Legion of Mary & Associated Counselors
The Legion of Mary asks for volunteers to help pray outside two SF Abortion Clinics.
 These clinics have regular business hours, but the days of Abortion are moved from time
 to time. For that reason, some planning is required. If you wish to help in this Pro Life
 service, please contact Br. John at contactLegionProLife
Saturdays 9 to 10 AM  Rosary for Life, prayer in front of Planned Parenthood Clinic on 815 Eddy Street,
 San Francisco    Map (See arrow marked by 40 Days)
 First Saturdays San Mateo Pro-Life prays the rosary at Planned Parenthood, 2211 Palm Ave. in San Mateo at 9 a.m. and invites others to join them at the site. The group is also open to new membership. Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month except August and December at St. Gregory Parish's Worner Center, 138 28th Ave. in San Mateo at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Jessica at (650) 572-1468. visit the website
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