February 22, 2012 - VATICAN CITY (CNS)—In his Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI called on the faithful to be concerned for one another and “not to remain isolated and indifferent” to the fate of others ... [read more]
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Students support dignity of life
Pictured above: Archdiocesan apostolic administrator Bishop James Conley poses in the Marian Garden outside the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception with Mullen students, from left, Lauren St. John, Erin Riccio, Nicole Thatcher, Michael Herbert, Peter Srsich, and Mullen theology teacher Brian Donelson. (Photo provided)
The Mullen Students for Life group attended the "Mass for Giving Thanks to God for the Gift of Human Life" and subsequent Rosary for Life and youth Pro-Life Boot Camp held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on Jan. 21.
Nearly 20 Mullen students began the Mass with a procession of 54 candles.
Each candle represented a million babies who have been aborted in the United States since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalized abortion.
February & March: 40 Days for Life campaign starts Feb. 22
March 2-3: Living the Catholic Faith Conference
More events at www.archden.org/events