Events

Saturday, September 8, 2018

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children

When:

Times vary based on location.

Where:

There are 3 burial places of aborted children in Illinois.

St. Mary Cemetery
87th Street and Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
Day of Remembrance: Saturday, September 8th at 1:00 p.m.
Special Guests: Father James Hyland and Father Mark Walter
Parking: Available near gravesite.

Queen of Heaven Cemetery
1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60126
Day of Remembrance: Saturday, September 8th at 2:00 p.m.
Special Guests: Bishop Paul Gassios (of The Orthodox Church in America) and Jennifer Shea (spokeswoman for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign)
Parking: Available near Section 108.
Other Info: Gravesite is located in Section 108 at the far western edge of the cemetery, about 500 feet south of Roosevelt Road.

Resurrection Cemetery
200 W Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
Map and Directions
Day of Remembrance: Saturday, September 8th at 1:00 p.m.
Special Guests: Mary Griffith, Father Jerome Kish, and Bob Gilligan
Other Info: Gravesite is located in the Garden of Angels (Section 1) near the southeast corner of the cemetery.

Other Memorial Sites in Illinois:
In addition to the burial places listed above, there are several other memorial sites that have been erected in Illinois in honor of aborted children. Visit the link here for the list: http://abortionmemorials.com/sites.php

What:

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, Priests for Life and the Pro-Life Action League will co-sponsor the 6th annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, calling on pro-life Americans to honor the gravesites of our aborted brothers and sisters.

Solemn prayer vigils will be conducted at these gravesites, of which there are 51 across the United States, as well as at dozens of other sites dedicated in memory of aborted children

More Information:http://abortionmemorials.com/sites.php

September 26, 2018 - November 4, 2018

40 Days for Life

When:

Fall Campaign begins Wednesday, September 26th and ends Sunday, November 4th.

Times vary by location.

Where:

There are several locations in Illinois:

Aurora

Belleville

Champaign

Chicago

Downers Grove

Flossmoor

Peoria

To view further details, find the locations specific pages here: https://40daysforlife.com/browse-campaigns/

What:

40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that takes a determined, peaceful approach to showing local communities the consequences of abortion in their own neighborhoods, for their own friends and families. It puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying out of His plan for the end of abortion. It draws attention to the evil of abortion through the use of a three-point program:

  • Prayer and fasting
  • Constant vigil
  • Community outreach
More Information:https://40daysforlife.com/

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Northwest Families March for Life Palatine

When:

1:00 pm (see below for agenda)

Where:

St. Theresa Church
455 N Benton St, Palatine, IL

What:

CHOOSE LOVE, CHOOSE LIFE

Churches around the country are celebrating Respect Life Month. New threats to Life are closing in every day: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, Discrimination against babies with disabilities, Conscience protection in jeopardy. Spreading the Gospel of Life is a year-round job not just a January memorial.

1:00 pm
Gather for prayer, song, & inspirational speakers inside St. Theresa Gym (455 N. Benton, Palatine)

​1:45 pm
Procession down the sidewalk of Northwest Highway with Life-affirming signs to the plaza at Hicks & NW Hwy (1/2 mile)

2:15 pm
Rally at the plaza with more prayer, songs, and words of hope.

Immediately following the March:
Join us back at St. Theresa in the Dolan Center
for FREE refreshments courtesy of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Location:
St. Theresa Church, 455 N. Benton St., Palatine, IL

More Information:https://northwestfamiliesforlife.weebly.com/march-for-life-palatine1.html

Friday, October 26, 2018

Illinois Right to Life Action's 46th Annual Banquet

When:

Social Hour: 6pm

Dinner & Program: 7pm

Where:

The Carlisle

435 E. Butterfield Rd., Lombard, IL 60148

What:
We’re very excited to welcome Helen Alvaré for our LARGEST fundraising event of the year, on Friday, October 26, 2018. You don’t want to miss it.

She’s drafted amici briefs in leading Supreme Court cases concerning abortion and euthanasia, she’s a Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, she’s the founder of WomenSpeakForThemselves.com, and she’s our keynote speaker.

PLUS! We will be presenting the Circle of Excellence Award to Representative Jeanne Ives for her outstanding courage and dedication to standing up for life.
We are are also pleased to have Bishop Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield leading us in prayer at the beginning of the evening and Rev. Scott Phelps with A&M Partnership giving the closing prayer.
Seating is limited, so get your tickets now at: www.IllinoisRightToLife.org/ActionBanquet.
Helen Alvaré will give her expert assessment of the changing legislative and political environment surrounding the pro-life movement. She’ll answer questions like:
— What will the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court mean for the pro-life movement?
— How is the political policy culture changing, nationwide, when it comes to pro-life issues?
— What does this mean for the future of the pro-life movement in Illinois?
— How can we work to change the political policy culture in Illinois to one that is pro-life?
And much more.
More Information:www.IllinoisRightToLife.org/ActionBanquet