The Church is currently observing the "Year of
Faith." As an official part of that observance, the
Church designated a Day of Life which was observed
June 15 and Sunday, June 16, including a Mass
celebrated by Pope Francis.
This event was a sign, of course, of the integral
connection between being a believer and being
pro-life. Our stance in favor of life does not flow
primarily from an ideology or a political platform,
but rather from the same act of faith by which we
embrace Jesus Christ, the Resurrection and the Life.
We therefore urged parishes, families, and individual
believers to join with this observance by saying the
prayer and using the resources below. Let us all rededicate ourselves to the
Gospel of Life!
Last year, at the same time that these events were
first announced, Priests for Life announced that we
had arranged a pilgrimage to help people take part
in them. The events included educational seminars on
Saturday, June 15, Eucharistic Adoration and
Confessions, a Candlelight Procession in Rome on
Saturday night, and a Mass in Saint Peter's Square
on Sunday morning, June 16 at 10:30am celebrated by
Below you will see photos and information from this