Posts Tagged ‘Youth Rally and Mass for Life’

Rallying, Praying and Marching for Life

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Tomorrow morning we will gather for the Youth Rally and Mass for Life at the Verizon Center and D.C. Armory. Every year this is an unforgettable experience for the tens of thousands of animated young people who fill the two venues, and for me in my role as the principal celebrant of the Mass at […] [Read more]

The Future is Life

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

#iStand4Life is the rallying cry of our young people who will gather early Thursday morning, January 22, for the 2015 Youth Rally and Mass for Life. This inspiring event, which drew tens of thousands last year despite a heavy snow, will be held at two locations again this year – at the Verizon Center and […] [Read more]

Voices of Youth from the Rally for Life

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

One of the most inspiring scenes I witness each year happens on or around January 22 as I, together with many of my fellow bishops and usually hundreds of priests, process into the Verizon Center for the Mass for Life attended by thousands of enthusiastic young people from across the Archdiocese of Washington and throughout the […] [Read more]

The Next Generation of Pro-Life Disciples

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The coming of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles in the Upper Room at Pentecost was a palpable thing, as the Acts of the Apostles 2:1-3 describes: “There came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind,” and then the Holy Spirit came to rest on each of them as tongues of fire. […] [Read more]