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).
Wednesday Thursday Friday
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.
9:00 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 - ( Eng lish)
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
-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
Silent No More Awareness Campaign, hear testimonies from post-abortive women and men (again at Parliament Hill steps)
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
: $45 for youth and $45 for teachers & chaperone Pre-registration required
Cost includes bagged breakfast, coffee break, and lunch
Please contact Yoli at 1-800-730-5358 to register your group or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.