October 2, 2015

Respect Life Mass, Life Chain events are this Sunday, Oct. 4

The annual Respect Life Mass will be held at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, 1400 N. Meridian St., in Indianapolis at 1 p.m. on Oct. 4, Respect Life Sunday.

During the Mass, two awards will be presented to those performing outstanding service in the pro-life realm. Maria Hernandez will receive the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Respect Life Award, and Grace Lundy will receive the Our Lady of Guadalupe Pro-Life Youth Award.

Following the Mass, the Central Indiana Life Chain will take place from 2:30-3:30 p.m. along N. Meridian Street between Ohio Street and 40th Street.

Life Chain is an interdenominational, silent prayer vigil supporting respect for life at all stages.

The Life Chain events taking place in the archdiocese on Oct. 4 as reported on www.lifechain.net are as follows:

  • Bedford, W. 16th Street at State Road 37 South, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Information: Judy Streich, 812-277-1926.
  • Bloomington, E. Third Street at High Street, 2-3:30 p.m. Information: Carol Canfield, 812-322-5114.
  • Brazil, Highway 40 at Alabama Street, 2-3 p.m. Information: Jeff Etling, 812-230-6365.
  • Brookville, Main Street at the County Courthouse, 2-3 p.m. For more information, call Jerry Mersch at 513-702-4949.
  • Columbus, Second Street at Washington, 2-3 p.m. Information: Don Demas, 812-372-0774.
  • Connersville, 30th Street at Park Road, 2-3 p.m. Information: Barbara Wagner, 765-647-3154.
  • Greencastle, Washington Street at College Avenue, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Information: Catherine Engle, 765-653-5678.
  • Greensburg, N. Lincoln Street at 10th Street, 2-3:30 p.m. Information: Pat Koors, 812-614-0595.
  • Indianapolis, Meridian Street from North Street to 38th Street, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Information: Ron and Mary Kramer, 317-527-9531.
  • Milan, Highway 101 at Highway 350, 3-4 p.m. Information: Ed King, 812-654-6502.
  • Richmond/Wayne County, S “A” Street at S. 16th Street in Richmond, 2-3 p.m. Information: Cheryl Spence, 765-935-1786 .
  • Terre Haute, 3rd Street at Wabash Avenue, 2-3:30 p.m. Information: Tom McBroom at 812-841-0060.

For other Life Chain events near the borders of the archdiocese, log on to www.lifechain.net. †

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