Los Angeles March for Life Hosts Five National Pro-Life Leaders at this Year's Event
March 11, 2010
VAN NUYS, Calif., (christiansunite.com) -- The 7th annual Los Angeles March for Life will be held Saturday, March 13th from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church, 15520 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA. Participants will walk two miles on Ventura Boulevard to raise awareness of the plight of preborn children and the sanctity of all living.
The Los Angeles March for Life is a non-denominational gathering expressing concern for the Civil Rights of the preborn and all life, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Van Nuys Council 3148. This year's march includes speeches from national pro-life leaders: Lila Rose, UCLA Live Action (Los Angeles, CA); Fr. Peter West, Priests for Life (NY); Guyla Mills, Silent No More; Joel Tolck and Joe Langfeld, Human Life Alliance (MN); Cheryl Conrad, Survivors (Riverside, CA); and Rev. Walter Hoye, The Issues4Life Foundation, (Oakland, CA). Rev. Walter Hoye was was arrested for holding a sign in front of an Oakland abortion clinic, May 13, 2008.
The march happens during a related pro-life event: The San Fernando Valley 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil led by Fr. Peter West, who has given over 1000 pro-life homilies coast-to-coast, along with Patti Flores, February 17th - March 28th, 2010.
All donations to the 7th Annual Los Angeles March for Life are distributed to organizations supporting women in crisis pregnancies. For more information about the Los Angeles March for Life, please visit: www.lamarchforlife.org
About Priests for Life
Priests for Life is an association of Catholic Clergy who give special emphasis to the Church's pro-life teachings. www.priestsforlife.org
About Human Life Alliance
Human Life Alliance is an international pro-life agency with a strong history of advocacy for women and their preborn children. www.humanlife.org
Survivors is a national pro-life organization recognizing that anyone born after the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is a Survivor of the Abortion Holocaust. The Survivors bring the truth about abortion to high school and college campuses and public squares nationwide through literature distribution, displays, and dialog. www.survivors.la
About Van Nuys Council 3148
Established in 1949 to serve the San Fernando Valley, the Knights of Columbus Van Nuys Council is a pillar of the community. Their core values of Charity, Fraternity, Unity and Patriotism are exemplified by thousands of hours and countless dollars spent to better the community through service in the name of Jesus. www.vannuyskofc.org
About the Knights of Columbus
Established in 1882 by parish priest Fr. Michael J. McGiveny, the Knights of Columbus has grown to more than 12,000 councils and 1.7 million members and is the worlds largest Catholic family fraternal service organization. www.kofc.org