The main event, the March itself starting at Parliament Hill and continuing through downtown Ottawa, occurs on Thursday May 11. However, we have events occurring throughout the day and also the day before (Wed) and the day after (Fri).
Wednesday Thursday Friday
Wednesday May 10, 2017
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 ( view map)
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 11, 2017
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
Speeches (start at 12:30) 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
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
Following the rally on the Hill and the march through the streets, join us for the The Rose Dinner. This is an opportunity to relax and celebrate LIFE with many other pro-lifers who will attend, including Canadian and U.S. pro-life leaders, along with Campaign Life Coalition staff. Meet un-sung heroes, mingle with other pro-lifers from across Canada, and listen to inspiring talks and enjoy an outstanding three-course meal.
Keynote Speaker: Jim Hughes, President, Campaign Life Coalition
Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn Ottawa) 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON ( view map)
Ticket price: $80 until April 30; or $90 after April 30
Call in advance for tickets 613-729-0379 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free). To order tickets online, email us here.
6:00 pm Youth Banquet / Dinner (for youth and chaperones only)
This event is only for youth (30 and under) and their chaperones. It takes place in the evening after the big march and is co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life.
Keynote Speaker: Steve Karlen, Director of North American Campaigns, 40 Days for Life
Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn) 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON ( view map)
Ticket prices: $50 for students $75 for teachers and chaperones
Order tickets online from the event's host, Niagara Region Right to Life, here, or call 905-481-0510 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free).
Friday May 12, 2017 - 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: Youth who are able to stay over in Ottawa for an extra day are encouraged to join our Youth Conference, which features dynamic speakers and intensive workshops designed to arm young people 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. This is event is co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life.
Keynote Speakers: Transform DJs / Dr. Christina Francis, OB-GYN, Life Training Institute / Saira Blair, House Representative in the State of West Virginia
Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn), 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON ( view map)
: $45 for youth and $45 for teachers & chaperone Pre-registration required
Cost includes a "working" lunch
Tickets must be purchased through Niagara Region Right to Life.
Click here to purchase your ticket or you can call 905-481-0510 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free) to register.
Join us and learn from great speakers how to take the pro-life message back to your school, home and community!