Events of interest to pro-lifers

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Events of interest to pro-lifers

 Ongoing through Nov 6  40 Days for Life fall campaign.  A peaceful prayer vigil outside Planned Parenthood on University Ave.  For information or to participate, contact Rick Paoletti (585-489-9555) or [email protected]

Sunday, October 16  Birthright Walk 2016  St. John Fisher campus, 1 – 3 PM, Skalny Welcome Center.  For more info or to register

Monday, October 17  Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America, at Roberts Wesleyan College, Hoyt Hall. For more info, call Kelly Fasoldt, 594-6113, Administrative Assistant, [email protected]  

Wednesday, October 19  RARTL Annual Meeting at Our Mother of Sorrows Church on Mount Read Blvd.  Supper and speaker – come one, come all! 
6:00 PM Potluck supper and exhibits (doors open at 5:30)
7:00 Program
Featured speaker:  Dr. Brian Heppard, MD, CMD
          “Compassion – reflections of a geriatrician”  
In considering the assisted suicide bills up for action in the New York Legislature and elsewhere, the word “compassion” is frequently used to explain why death is the prescribed solution.  Dr. Heppard will explain how he sees it.

Thursday, October 27  Dinner with Alan Keyes to benefit the Women’s Care Center.  Cocktails 6 PM, dinner and speaker 7 PM.  Harro East,155 N. Chestnut St.  Purchase tickets at  Questions: (585) 721-7319

Thursday, November 3  First Annual GNOC(Gerhardt Neighborhood Outreach Center) Fall Banquet  A lovely evening of Jazz by internationally known Jazz Band - Alvin Parris & Band and a full-course dinner at Shadow Lake Country Club from 6:30-8:00pm. Tickets are $40 for single, $70 for a couple, and $260 for an 8 person table.
Please make check to the GNOC. Send to Joy Community Church, 890 North Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14609 or call 288-0003

Tuesday, November 8  Election Day.  Vote!

Saturday, November 12 Creighton Model Introductory Session. The Creighton Model of FertilityCare is a form of Natural Family Planning that couples can use to either achieve or avoid a pregnancy or help determine causes of infertility. Single women are also encouraged to learn the method so they can become an advocate for their own gynecological health.  Monthly introductory sessions will be available Saturday mornings from 10 am to 12 noon. Contact Anne Olek at 585-314-4564 for more information or to register for an introductory session.

Save the dates:  Saturday, February 11  Break for Life     

Saturday, April 8 RARTL Oratorical Contest

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Thursday – Saturday, July 7 – 9   National Right to Life Convention, Herndon, VA

Wednesday, April 27  NYSRTL Lobby for Life Day in Albany

Saturday, April 16  Break for Life, student pro-life conference at McQuaid Jesuit. See page 5.

Saturday, April 9  RARTL Oratorical Contest for high school juniors and seniors.  RARTL 621-4690  Pro life oratorical contest 2016.pdf

Saturday, March 12  Catholic Women’s Conference

Saturday, February 20   Assisted Suicide Conference, good information for pro-lifers.  Details

Saturday, October 17  New York State Right to Life Convention in Rochester, NY.

Call 518-434-1293 to register now or click here to download registration form!

Join with pro-lifers from around the state for a time of education, fellowship and activism! Learn from experts on issues such as abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, and more! 

Our incredible line-up of speakers will offer unique perspectives and personal stories from a woman who has Down syndrome, a post-abortive woman, the president of the trisomy support group, SOFT, the director of National Right to Life's Center for Medical Ethics, a neonatologist, and more. The convention will be held in Rochester, NY.


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