February 12, 2010

‘40 Days for Life’ prayer campaign to begin in Indianapolis, Louisville

The annual “40 Days for Life” spring pro-life prayer campaign will begin in Indianapolis with an 8 a.m. Mass on Feb. 13 at St. Monica Church, 6131 N. Michigan Rd. in Indianapolis.

St. Monica Parish’s Shield of Roses pro-life organization and 40 Days for Life are sponsoring the Mass, a reception to follow and a prayer vigil from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. in front of the Planned Parenthood abortion facility at 8590 Georgetown Rd. in Indianapolis.

The daily prayer vigil in front of the facility will begin on Feb. 17, Ash Wednesday, and conclude on March 28, Palm Sunday. It will take place from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Monday through Saturday and from noon-6 p.m. on Sundays.

For more information about “40 Days for Life” in Indianapolis, log on to www.40daysforlife.com/Indianapolis, call Joseph Lehner at 317-213-4778, send an e-mail to him at JosephL@40days-indy.org or e-mail Sarah Babbs at sarahb@40days-indy.org.

The “40 Days for Life” prayer campaign in Indianapolis will join similar campaigns in 200 cities in 45 states.

Louisville will also have a “40 Days for Life” prayer campaign.

It will begin with a kickoff rally at 11 a.m. on Feb. 13 at Valley View Church, 8911 3rd St. Road in Louisville.

The daily prayer vigil will take place at the EMW Women’s Surgical Center at 138 W. Market St. in Louisville.

For more information about “40 Days for Life” in Louisville, log on to www.40daysforlife.com/Louisville, call Tammy Stayton at 502-384-2551 or send her an e-mail at redeemed7_2000@yahoo.com. You may also call Carol Burden at

502-303-0402 or e-mail her at carolburden@valleyviewchurch.org, or call George Garr at 502-366-2701 or e-mail him at Georgeagarr@bellsouth.net. †

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