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Local March for Life at Minnesota Capitol
Sunday, January 22nd

On Sunday, January 22nd, we commemorate the 43rd Year of the Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion.

The MCCL March for life begins at 2 p.m. outside on the Capitol steps south of the Capitol building. Parking is available in several nearby locations. Another option is the light rail Metro Green Line, which stops at the Capitol.

There will not be a prayer service at the Cathedral this year because of Sunday Masses.

Signs will be handed out before and during the March. Marchers follow a circular route around the Mall grounds, marching from 2-2:30 p.m.

Then at 2:30, marchers gather for a prolife program held on the Capitol steps. It includes an opening prayer and a brief keynote address. The program concludes by 3 p.m. Families are encouraged to treat this entire day as a day of Prayer for Life - praying the rosary and special devotions to Blessed Virgin Mary.

We hope you can join us and show your com- mitment to life and opposition to a culture of death. In the words of Carl Anderson, "the K of C formula is simple; become informed, get involved and stand up for life."

 Culture of Life Activities Director John Bowlin

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2007 Upcoming Events

January
State Deputy Forums & Recruitment Training - Ask you DD for more information
Run Substance Abuse Poster Contest and Citizenship Essay Contest
11 - Programs with Purpose webinar 7 p.m.
  • Learn how to better engage your council members
  • Boost the effectiveness of your council's programs
15 - Christmas Poster Contest Report Due
22 - March for Life at the State Capitol 2 p.m.
28 - Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Report Due
28 - State Deputy Forum in Duluth 9 a.m.
31 - Fraternal Survey #1728 Due
31 - Special Olympics Partnership Profile Report #4584 Due
31 - FT-1 Free Throw Participation Report Due
 
February
State Deputy Forums - Ask you DD for more information
 
March
4 - Duluth Men of Faith Conference
  • at Marshall School in Duluth
  • duluthcatholicmen.org
4 - St. Cloud Men of Life, Men for Life
  • 6th annual Conference at St. John's University
9 - Catholics at the Capitol 
 18 - Archdiocese Men's Conference
  • at St. Thomas University in St. Paul
 25 & 26 - State Bowling Tournament
 
April
1 & 2 - State Bowling Tournament
1 - State Free Throw
  • at St. Cloud at St. Cloud Cathedral High School

8 - Winona Man of God Conference

 
May
15-16 - Chaplains Gathering - More information available soon
19-21 State Convention - Councils should already have their registration packets.