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Washington Area Events


March for Life

January 22, 2015 at 12 noon, National Mall

U.S. Roman Catholic and Orthodox Bishops will open the rally with prayer at 12 noon. The rally will be followed immediately by the march to Capitol Hill and the Supreme Court. More information is available at or by calling 202-234-3300.

Archbishop Naumann of Kansas City (KS) greeted hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers at the 2011 March for Life Rally. In his opening prayer, he asked for God’s protection for each human life from conception onward, and that the witness of those gathered would bring about a conversion of hearts and minds.

Cardinal O'Connor Conference on Life

January 24, 2015 - Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Founded in 2000 and later renamed after the death of His Eminence John Cardinal O'Connor, the late Archbishop of New York and great champion of human life, the Cardinal O'Connor Conference, the largest student-run pro-life conference in the nation, seeks to bring together students and activists to discuss the defense of the sanctity of life.

More information regarding speakers, the conference schedule, and registration prices can be found by visiting or by email at

Life is Very Good Evening of Prayer and Morning Rally

January 21 and 22, 2015 - Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University
Sponsored by the Diocese of Arlington Office of Youth Ministry.

  • Evening Of Prayer: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Featuring Matt Maher, Chris Stefanick, and Rend Collective. Tickets are $15 each.

  • Morning Rally (including Mass and opportunities for reconciliation): 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8:00 a.m.) Featuring Chris Stefanick, and Ike Ndolo Band. Tickets are $16.50 each and include a Chick-Fil-A lunch to go.

Discount rate of $26.50 if you attend both the evening and morning events. Reserved seating in order of payment. For more information and to purchase tickets, please see Life is VERY Good. Contact Christine at with any questions.

Youth Rally and Mass for Life

January 22, 2015 - Verizon Center and DC Armory

Once again the Archdiocese of Washington will host the Youth Rally and Mass for Life on the morning of the National March. The event will be held at the Verizon Center and the DC Armory, both in Washington, DC.

All tickets have now been reserved. If you would like the opportunity to be put on a waiting list, please contact or 301-853-4555.

For more information about the event, visit or

Adult and Family Rally & Mass for Life

January 22, 2015 - Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, Washington, D.C.

Sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington and the Association of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities

  • 9:00 a.m. – Rally featuring keynote speaker
  • 10:00 a.m. – Mass begins
  • 11:30 a.m. – Depart for National March For Life

Join the Facebook event, and register online at  Tickets are FREE.

Contact the Archdiocese of Washington Department of Life Issues at 301-853-5318.

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