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The Thirteenth Annual Walk for Life West Coast is on January 21, 2017

Join Bishops, Priests, Sisters, Brothers, and Seminarians!
Join Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, and Secularists!
Join ALL who demand that the unborn's right to life be acknowledged and respected!
Join us at the 12th Annual Walkl for Life West Coast!

Here is the Walk's 2017 introductory video, and you can find all details at www.walkforlifewc.com

 

 

 


 

The Eleventh Annual Walk for Life West Coast on January 24, 2015:
another SMASHING Success!

 Tens of thousands of pro-lifers of every age, race, and belief system
peacefully witnessed to life, family, and the protection of the littlest among us.
EWTN's coverage is below, and to see full coverage of the Walk, go here.

 

Join us at the next Walk for Life West Coast on Saturday, January 2, 2016!


 Here's the official Walk for Life West Coast 2015 pre-Walk video:

 

And here's the official Walk for Life West Coast 2014 pre-Walk video:

 

And here's Archbishop Cordileone's past invitation to his Priests and flock to attend the Walk:


Some pictures from Walks in years past:

Great picture from the 2014 Walk, by Cori Hemmah.
You can see Walkers leaving Civic Center Plaza at lower left
and stretching down Market Street as far as the eye can see on the right!

2013 Walk for Life Rally at Civic Center Plaza. Photo: Jong Arcega.

Wow! Photo of the 2010 Walk, courtesy Paul Ryan, Walk for Life West Coast Media Team.
To see more of Paul's pictures, go
here, and for tons of pictures videos, and news coverage of the Walk go here.

And here is Saints Peter and Paul the night before the Walk:

Eucharistic Adoration for Life!

These young people from churches in Sonora, Angels Camp, San Andreas, and Modesto all stayed with us in the Parish Center.
They stopped by the office after spending some time with their Lord and friend, Jesus. You know Don Bosco was smiling!

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist came to Adoration and stopped by to say hello, too.
These are the sisters who have been profiled a couple of times on Oprah Winfrey's show.
Their order is growing by leaps and bounds. Some of them serve now at Marin Catholic High School.

And here is the church at 6AM on Saturday morning before the Walk! Packed!
David Burbank, the sacristan, said that parishioners told him how great the young people were,
and he said they left the church very tidy.

 


The teaching of our Holy Church on abortion and euthanasia is clear and unambiguous:

 

"Therefore, by the authority which Christ conferred upon Peter and his Successors, in communion with the Bishops—who on various occasions have condemned abortion and who in the aforementioned consultation, albeit dispersed throughout the world, have shown unanimous agreement concerning this doctrine—I declare that direct abortion, that is, abortion willed as an end or as a means, always constitutes a grave moral disorder, since it is the deliberate killing of an innocent human being. This doctrine is based upon the natural law and upon the written Word of God, is transmitted by the Church's Tradition and taught by the ordinary and universal Magisterium.

No circumstance, no purpose, no law whatsoever can ever make licit an act which is intrinsically illicit, since it is contrary to the Law of God which is written in every human heart, knowable by reason itself, and proclaimed by the Church. -Pope John Paul II; "Evangelium Vitae", paragraph 62, March 25, 1995.


“Roe v. Wade cannot stand as the law of this great nation, a nation founded on the self-evident truth that all people are created with an inalienable right to life. We are committed, no matter how long it may take, no matter the sacrifices required, to bringing about a reversal of this tragic Supreme Court decision. We will speak out on behalf of the sanctity of each and every human life wherever it is threatened, from conception to natural death, and we urge all people of good will to do likewise. For, as Pope John Paul II reminds us, ‘it is impossible to further the common good without acknowledging and defending the right to life, upon which all the other inalienable rights of individuals are founded and from which they develop’ (The Gospel of Life, no. 101). Roe v. Wade must be reversed.” -
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
 


These teachings are rooted in Revelation and also, as the Holy Father notes, in human reason:

"I call heaven and earth today to witness against you: I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his voice, and holding fast to him."
-Deuteronomy 30:19-20.

 

"I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly."
-John 10:10

"My own choice to become pro-life had nothing to do with religion. It was hastened by a letter in the Feb. 18, 1990 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association by North Carolina physician Joel Hylton: 'Who can deny that the fetus is alive and is a separate genetic entity? Its humanity also cannot be questioned scientifically. It is certainly of no other species. That it is dependent on another makes it qualitatively no different from countless other humans outside the womb.'

'It strikes me,' Dr. Hylton continued, 'to argue one may take an innocent life to preserve the quality of life of another is cold and carries utilitarianism to an obscene extreme. Nowhere else in our society is this permitted or even thinkable -- although abortion sets a frightening prospect.'"

-Mr. Nat Hentoff, world-renowned journalist.


The Church is Pro-Life. To learn more, please follow any of the links below.

Project Rachel: Healing the Pain of Abortion

Women Deserve Better than Abortion
US Catholic Bishops, Pro-Life Page

National Right to Life Committee
Ultimate Pro-Life Resource List

Feminists for Life
California Pro-Life Council

Priests for Life
See amazing 4D Video of fetal activity

http://www.ccgaction.org/

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