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Pray for the End to Abortion

Stand Together

Please join us Saturday, January 22* in front of Planned Parenthood, 114 University Ave., Rochester, as we Stand Together in peaceful public witness and prayer for the end to abortion. Come for prayer, speakers and pro-life updates! Our featured speaker is Fr. Peter Van Lieshout, rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral. There will be a Rosary at 9:15 AM with the program beginning at 9:45 AM. If you’d like to memorialize a baby lost to abortion please bring a flower to be left at the site.

For more info, please contact Dorothy, 585-704-4568.

*January 22 is the 47th anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion throughout our country.





Join Us For a Life-Saving, Life-Changing Experience

 January 20 – 21, 2022

Buses Depart: 10:00 PM on Thursday, January 20

Return: Approx. Midnight on Saturday, January 22

$30 per person - Cost Includes:

  • Bus transportation from Holy Spirit Church in Penfield, NY, to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of Catholic University in Washington, DC
  • Bus transportation from the Basilica to the “Speaker’s Platform” on the National Mall and return transportation to Holy Spirit Church
  • Two comfortable coach buses with restrooms and WiFi
  • Entertainment and spiritual reflection during bus trip

Optional Event Participation:

  • Special Masses at the Basilica at 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM (with Bishop Matano)
  • Participation in Pro-Life Rally – more than 400,000 expected
  • March from the Washington Monument to the Supreme Court
  • Visit to the Capitol building and the “Speaker’s Platform”
  • Visit museums and monuments

Make Your Reservations Now! Spots Are Filling Up Fast!

Visit our web site: for details and to register. Contact: Gerry Sander at 585.503.3256 OR

Can’t attend but want to show your support? Become a March for Life Sponsor!

Every year there are many people who would like to attend but who cannot afford the trip expenses. Your donation can help offset these expenses and provide the opportunity for others to participate in this important cause.

Make check payable to: Holy Spirit Church and send it to: Committee for Life,1477 Chigwell Lane N. Webster, NY 14580

Sponsored by The Committee for Life with representation from the Webster Penfield Catholic Connection (WPCC) parishes


Remember in Prayer

Remember in Your Prayers all those affected by the Coronavirus throughout the World.

Compassionate and Loving Father, In the face of confusion and concern impart to us the calm of Your presence. In You allow us to  find hope and healing.

Be with those who lead and give them Your spirit of wisdom. Be with those who have fallen ill and give them Your comforting heart.

Wrap Your arms around our world, and hold us in Your love. Allow us at this time of trial to then serve as instruments of that love to all we meet. We ask this in Your name.


Adsumus, Sancte Spiritus

Prayer of invocation to the Holy Spirit for an ecclesial assembly of governance or discernment (thus synodal)

We stand before You, Holy Spirit, as we gather together in Your name. With You alone to guide us, make Yourself at home in our hearts; Teach us the way we must go and how we are to pursue it. We are weak and sinful; do not let us promote disorder. Do not let ignorance lead us down the wrong path nor partiality influence our actions. Let us find in You our unity so that we may journey together to eternal life and not stray from the way of truth and what is right. All this we ask of You, who are at work in every place and time, in the communion of the Father and the Son, forever and ever. Amen.



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