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March for Life 2017

Jan. 22 marks the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion in 1973. In commemoration of the anniversary, the faithful of the diocese are encouraged to attend the annual March for Life and rally at the Minnesota state capitol on Sunday, Jan. 22. Sponsored by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), the rally will begin at 2:00 p.m., with a program including pro-life speakers at 2:30 p.m.

Bus Transportation Opportunities:

Marshall Area:  A bus will be leaving at 8:30 a.m. from the northeast corner of the Market St. Mall parking lot. Additional stops can be arranged in Redwood Falls and other points along the way.  We will be attending the noon Mass at the Cathedral of St. Paul and then march or ride the bus to the 2:00 rally.  Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and to dress warmly.  For more information or to reserve a spot, contact John Rabaey at 507-532-7532 or

Our Living Water Area Faith Community: A bus will be leaving from the following locations:

- Church of Our Lady of Lakes, 15525 69th Street NE, Spicer at 10:30 a.m.

- Kandi Mall (South Side) in Willmar at 10:50 a.m.

- Church of St. Philip, 821 E. 5th Street in Litchfield at 11:40 a.m.

- Church of St. John, 824 W. Curran Street in Darwin at noon.

**For further information, contact the parish.



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Earlier Event: January 21
9 Days for Life
Later Event: January 27
Broom Tree Retreat