Schedule of Events

The main event, the March itself starting at Parliament Hill and continuing through downtown Ottawa, occurs on Thursday May 12. However, we have events occurring throughout the day and also the day before (Wed) and the day after (Fri).

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Wednesday May 11, 2016

7:30 PM  PRO-LIFE MASSES & PRAYER SERVICES

St Theresa Parish - Catholic mass
95 Somerset Street West 

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church - Pro-life Prayer Service
721 Somerset St. W.

 

Candle Light Vigil9:00 PM  CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
      The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights monument, Elgin and Lisgar Streets

 
10:00 PM to 7:00 AM  EUCHARASTIC ADORATION
      All-night Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, ending with 7:00 am Mass.  LOCATION:  St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent Street, in basement Scavi, enter by side door on either Gloucester or Nepean Streets.

 

Thursday May 12, 2016


10:00 AM  
PRO-LIFE MASSES & PRAYER SERVICES               

Notre Dame Cathedral - Catholic mass - (Bilingual) 
95 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

St. Patrick’s Basilica - Catholic mass - (English)
220 Kent Street, Ottawa

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish - Catholic mass - (Bilingual)
95 Somerset St. West, Ottawa

Cathédrale Saint-Joseph Cathedral -  Messe pro-vie Catholique - (Francais)
245 St.  Joseph Boulevard, Gatineau (Hull Sector)

St. Peter & St. Paul’s Anglican Church - Ecumenical Prayer and Worship Service  - (English)
152 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa

Lutheran Worship Service - (English)
Location to be announced

Reformed Christian Prayer Service - (English)
First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier St, Ottawa, ON (at Elgin St)
Co-hosted by ARPA Canada and Jubiliee Church
      

 

12:00 noon  RALLY ON PARLIAMENT HILL

            Speeches by:
                 -Pro-life Members of Parliament
                 -Special keynote speaker (to be announced)
                 -Religious leaders including several Catholic Bishops
                 -Jim Hughes, National President, Campaign Life Coalition
                 -Uplifting music by pro-life musicians


1:30 pm      MARCH THROUGH DOWNTOWN OTTAWA


2:45 pm 
      Silent No More Awareness Campaign, hear testimonies from post-abortive women and men (again at Parliament Hill steps)
    
4:00 pm         
      Closing Prayer Service by Eastern Catholic Chaplaincy of Ottawa, Parliament Hill 
   
6:00 pm Rose Dinner     
      Celebrate LIFE with many other pro-lifers at this prestigious dinner. Meet un-sung heroes and listen to compelling talks and be inspired by these wonderful people.
      Keynote Speaker:  Obianuju Ekeocha
      Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn Ottawa) 
      Ticket price:  $80 before April 30; or $90 after April 30
      Call in advance for tickets 1-800-730-5358 or 1-613-729-0379 or 1-416-204-9749.

           
6:00 pm Youth Banquet / Dinner (for youth and chaperones only)         
      Keynote Speaker: to be announced
      Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn) 200 Coventry  Road, Ottawa, ON

      Ticket prices:  $45 for students      $75 for teachers and chaperones   
      Order tickets online from the event's host, Niagara Region Right to Life, here, or call 1-800-730-5358; or 1-613-729-0379; or 1-416-204-9749. For Group Reservations, ask for YOLI.

 

Friday May 13, 2016 - Youth Conference
7:30 am Catholic Mass for those Youth Conference attendees who are interested
Celebrant to be announced.

8:00 am to 3:00 pm Youth Conference & Workshops:  an intensive workshop for young people, designed to arm youth with expert knowledge and the necessary communications strategies to go back into their communities, tackling the culture of death head on, and transforming it into a culture of life, one person at a time.


        Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn), 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON

        Pre-registration required : $45 for youth and $45 for teachers & chaperone
                                
                Cost includes bagged breakfast, coffee break, and lunch
                                    
            Please contact Yoli at 1-800-730-5358 to register your group or email her at yoli@campaignlifecoalition.com

               For information call Niagara Region Right to Life at 1-905-481-0510.

       
       -Learn from great speakers how to take the pro-life message back to your school, home and community.