WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Priests for Life and the National Prolife Religious Council announced today that the 20th annual Memorial for the Preborn and their Mothers and Fathers will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 8:30 to 10:30am in DAR Constitution Hall in Washington DC.
Mass will be offered at the same location at 7:30 a.m.
The annual March for Life will take place later that day.
Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, said: "Once again, this event will be the premier national prayer service marking the commemoration of Roe v. Wade. On behalf of all the sponsoring organizations, I urge churches and groups coming to Washington to plan their schedule in such a way as to allow them to attend this inspiring event."
A DVD of Fr. Frank's sermon from this year's service is now available at http://www.priestsforlife.org/store/p-342-2013-national-prayer-service-homily.aspx
The sponsoring groups of the prayer service are the National Pro-Life Religious Council, the National Pro-Life Center on Capitol Hill, Faith and Action, Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries.
For information, see NationalPrayerService.com.
Priests for Life is the nation's largest Catholic pro-life organization dedicated to ending abortion and euthanasia. For more information, visit www.priestsforlife.org.