TOLEDO, OH—Please bring a candle and join us Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 5:30 p.m., as the Northwest Ohio Pro-Life Community gathers on the sidewalk of Capital Care abortion facility, 1160 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH.
At this Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Life, we will pray in honor of the Christ Child whose coming we celebrate this Christmas.
May this hour of peaceful prayer bring the light of Christ Jesus to the darkness to move the hearts and minds of all present to more deeply appreciate the dignity of human life.
Questions? Contact Director of Office for Life and Justice Peter Range at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in attending the 2018 March for Life in Washington D.C. on January 20, 2018? Join the College and Young Adult bus trip sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo! The trip is only $159, but for college students there is a special discounted price of $119! New registration deadline is Monday, January 1, 2018.
Our 2018 March for Life Trip includes two nights at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Washington, D.C., as well as free time to tour the city. We depart Thursday, January 18, at 3 p.m. and will return Saturday evening, January 20. Payments by check can be made out and mailed to Catholic Charities, 1933 Spielbusch Ave., Toledo with “March for Life” in the memo line. Be sure to include name, email, cell phone and rooming preferences.
If you have any questions, contact Peter Range, Director of the Office for Life and Justice, at email@example.com or call 419-214-4933.
TOLEDO—People of all faiths will gather for an hour of peaceful prayer beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, as the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio closes The 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign with a Prayer Vigil. Participants will gather to pray for the end of abortion on the sidewalk of Capital Care abortion facility, 1160 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH.
This fall, two babies were saved from abortion in Toledo. Check out this article: https://40daysforlife.com/2017/10/30/toledo-ohio/. In the past three years, 21 babies were saved from the efforts of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s Respect Life ministry.
Since the international 40 Days for Life Campaign began in 2007, over 750,000 volunteers in over 40 nations have stood in prayerful witness at abortion clinics to witness to the dignity of human life. Through these prayerful campaigns, over 13,305 babies lives have been saved from abortion, 154 abortion workers have quit their positions, and 89 abortion facilities have shut down.
For more information contact Office for Life and Justice Director Peter Range at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-214-4933.
TOLEDO, OH—Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo is hosting the ecumenical 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign in Northwest Ohio now through Sunday, November 5, 2017.
You can participate in the 40 Days For Life Fall Campaign in three ways: prayer and fasting, community outreach and peaceful vigil. We invite you to pray for an hour in front of Capital Care Network, the Toledo abortion clinic, located at 1160 W. Sylvania Avenue. Sign up at: www.40daysforlife.com/toledo.
May our prayer bring the light of Christ Jesus to move the hearts and minds of all present to a deeper appreciation of the dignity of human life.
Since the international 40 Days for Life Campaign began in 2007, over 750,000 volunteers in over 40 nations have stood in prayerful witness at abortion clinics to witness to the dignity of human life. Through these prayerful campaigns, over 13,305 lives have been saved, 154 abortion workers have quit their positions, and 89 abortion facilities have shut down!
An Opening Prayer Vigil kicked off Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign with an hour of peaceful prayer, beginning at 6 p.m., Wednesday, September 27. Members of the Northwest Ohio Pro-Life campaign gathered to pray for the end of abortion on the sidewalk of Capital Care abortion facility, 1160 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH.
Join the movement, and help us end abortion in Northwest Ohio! To learn more, email Office for Life & Justice Director Peter Range at email@example.com.
TOLEDO, OH—Join Bishop Daniel E. Thomas for a Mass to celebrate the dignity of life! The 9 a.m. Mass, on Saturday, Oct. 14, will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4555 N. Haven Ave., Toledo, OH.
Music with Nick De La Torre and the St. Catherine’s Choir. Fellowship and food will be shared at St. Catherine’s parish following the Eucharistic Procession.
Join us for this powerful time of prayer and peaceful witness for life!
For more information, or for your group to be recognized in attendance, please contact Director of the Office for Life and Justice, Peter Range at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 419-214-4933.
“Every child who, rather than being born, is condemned unjustly to being aborted, bears the face of Jesus Christ.” – Pope Francis
PERRYSBURG, OH—One of the greatest losses a parent can face is the death of a child. Have you or someone you love experienced a loss due to a stillbirth, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, early infant death or abortion?
Please join us for a Mass & Memorial Service Celebrating the Mercy of God, on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at St. Rose Parish, 215 E. Front Street, Perrysburg, OH. The Mass will be celebrated by Rev. George Wenzinger.
Testimonies from those who have experienced infant loss and the Sacrament of Reconciliation will follow the Mass at 7:30 p.m. Fellowship to follow in St. Rose’s Church Cafeteria. All are welcome.
For more information, call Clarissa Lapinski at 419-583-6817, or email her at email@example.com.
This event is sponsored by Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo Project Rachel ministry and the St. Rose Respect Life Committee.
Suffering from a past abortion? You’re not alone. Connect with local support and resources and explore other women’s experiences.
Begin your healing journey and experience God’s mercy on Saturday, August 26, 2017! Join our day-long “Entering Canaan” Day of Prayer and Healing Retreat for women, hosted by Project Rachel, a ministry of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo.
For more information and confidential reservations, please call 1-888-456-HOPE or 419-260-5811. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost of retreat is $25.
The next Project Rachel Healing Retreat for Women will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018. A Project Rachel Healing Retreat for Men will be held Saturday, February 10, 2018. Visit hopeafterabortion.com
BOWLING GREEN, OH—Join internationally acclaimed speaker Matt Fradd, founder of The Porn Effect website, as he exposes the harmful realities behind the fantasy of porn in his talk “Sex, Love and Porn: 7 Things the Porn Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know.”
This free public event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of BGSU’s Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Middle school and high school students (and their parents), college students and young adults are welcome.
According to a 2013 study by the Huffington Post, 70 percent of all men (and 30 percent of all women) watch pornography. And an estimated 450 million unique visitors checks out pornography websites each month. This means there are more visitors to pornography websites than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter, combined (Compared to Netflix: 46 million visitors; Amazon 110 million visitors; Twitter 160 million visitors).
The event is co-sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo and the Catholic Falcon Community. For more information, call Peter Range, Office of Life and Justice Director, at 419.214.4933; or email email@example.com.
SWANTON—Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 29 at Oak Openings Metro Park, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton, OH. Come and see what this new family-friendly ministry’s all about! Open to all ages, 1 – 101!
Walk/Run/Pray for the Unborn. Fr. Jeff Smith, from St. Joseph Parish, Maumee, will lead us in prayer as the Group’s Chaplain. Parking at Buehner Center.
Check out Toledo – NW OH LIFE Runners on Facebook!
To learn more about this event or the Toledo Diocese’s Life Runners Chapter, contact Clarissa Lapinski, Project Rachel Coordinator, at 419.583.6817; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PORT CLINTON—People of all faiths are invited to Immaculate Conception Parish in Port Clinton for an Hour of Prayer for Life on Tuesday, July 25, at approximately 5:45 p.m., immediately following Mass at 5 p.m. The prayer vigil, led by Fr. John C. Missler at Immaculate Conception Church, 414 Madison Street, Port Clinton, OH.
We pray this evening of peaceful prayer will bring the light of Christ Jesus to move the hearts and minds of all present to a deeper appreciation of the dignity of human life, as we pray for victims of crime and those facing execution.
After a three-year hiatus, Ohio’s plan to resume executions by lethal injection appears to be moving forward. At this time, the State is going through their preparation checklist for the execution of Ronald Phillips on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
1. Pray for the victims of crime, those facing execution, and those working in the criminal justice system;
2. Reach out to the families of those affected by violent crime by bringing Christ’s love and compassion;
3. Learn about the Catholic Church’s teaching on capital punishment and educate others in this vital area of concern by visiting: http://www.usccb.org/…/death-penalty-capital-puni…/index.cfm;
4. Advocate for the end of the death penalty by sending a postcard and by calling Governor John Kasich at: 614-466-3555, urging clemency for all 139 individuals on death row in the State of Ohio.
5. Join us for a series of monthly Candlelight Prayer Vigils for the abolition of the death penalty being planned throughout the Diocese of Toledo.
Churches of any faith denomination interested in holding a Prayer Vigil, or individuals interested in volunteering for Catholic Charities Jail & Prison Ministry, should contact Justice Ministry Coordinator Nick Lyster at 419.214.4958 or email him at email@example.com