40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout the Archdiocese of New York beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 2, and concluding Palm Sunday, April 10. It consists of 40 days of prayer and fasting, peaceful vigil at abortion facilities and educational outreach with the goal of protecting mothers and their children from abortion. More than 20,000 unborn children have been saved from abortion during 40 Days for Life campaigns, according to its organizers. To learn more about the 40 Days for Life campaign, visit www.40daysforlife.com
For information about participating in the 40 Days for Life campaigns in the archdiocese, contact the following leaders:
Bronx (Eastchester Road): Cecile, (347) 697-7589; 40Days.Bronx@gmail.com
South Bronx: Cecile, (347) 697-7589; 40Days.Bronx2@gmail.com
Goshen: Cyrille Velasco, (917) 991-6147; Goshen40DaysforLife@gmail.com
Manhattan (Bleecker Street): Laurie, email@example.com
Midtown (42nd Street): Laurie, firstname.lastname@example.org
Newburgh: Wendy Wood, (845) 820-4366; email@example.com
Spring Valley: Eileen Peterson, (845) 492-6709; Rachelminister1@aol.com
Staten Island: Deborah Sucich, (929) 218-6502; firstname.lastname@example.org
White Plains: Lucy, (914) 776-4135; 40DFL.WP@gmail.com
Kickoff Rally (English), Saturday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m., Van Nest Assembly of God Church, 755 Rhinelander Ave. (Parking available)
Opening Mass (Spanish), Thursday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., St. Anselm Church, 685 Tinton Ave.
Kickoff Mass, Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m., St. Brigid's Church, 123 Avenue B. Mardi- Gras/Shrove Tuesday pancake party to follow.
Kickoff rally, Saturday, March 5, at 11 a.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 201 Boulevard, Scarsdale