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Respect Life Month Events – October, 2020

Respect Life Sunday is October 4th this year and begins Respect Life Month: a time to intentionally pray for the protection of all human life. Please join one of the below Life Chains, a peaceful and prayerful public witness for an end to abortion that offers a message of mercy and healing for those who are suffering as a result of abortion. Or take part in Rosary Coast to Coast, a movement to unite the nation in praying the Holy Rosary for healing of our country and its return to holiness. Please join in prayer at one of the local parishes or groups listed below. For more information on Rosary Coast to Coast, visit the website.

 Dutchess County

Life Chains

  • Poughkeepsie:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:30-4:00pm, Church Street, between Market & Academy Streets. Contact Maureen @ 845-853-6529.
  • Hopewell Junction:  Saturday, Oct. 10th, 10:00 am -12 noon.  St. Columba Church on Rte. 82.  Contact Eileen @ 845-242-1842.

Manhattan

Life Chain

  • Epiphany Church:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 12 noon – 1:30 pm, Second Avenue from 21st to 22nd Street. Contact Beth @ (917) 340-4185.

Participating in Rosary Coast to Coast

  • Holy Innocents Church:  Sunday, Oct. 11th, Rosary at 4:00 pm. Duffy Square, Broadway and 7th Ave. between 46th & 47th Streets, gathering near the large red bleachers. Contact Fr. James Miara @ (212) 279-5861.

Walk for Life

  • Holy Family Church: Saturday, Oct. 31st, Mass at 8:30AM followed by prayer and peaceful procession to an abortion center. 315 East 47th Street (East of 2nd Ave.).

Orange County

Life Chains

  • Middletown:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.  Beginning near the Galleria at Crystal Run and ending at Shop Rite, on the South Side of Route 211 only (Galleria side). For information please call Christine Tighe @ (845) 496-0391.
  • Port Jervis:  Sunday, Oct. 11th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, The Church, 34 E. Main Street. Contact Stephanie Rubinow: pjlifechain@gmail.com.

Participating in Rosary Coast to Coast

  • St. Anastasia Church:  Sunday, Oct. 11th, praying Rosary at 4:00pm inside St. Anastasia Shrine Church, 21 North Main Street, Harriman. Contact Tom Lapolla @ marytom1@optonline.net.
  • Immaculate Conception/St. Mary’s Church Port Jervis: Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 10th. Processing from the Church (44-50 Ball Street Port Jervis, NY 12771) to Orange Square/Veterans Park at 11:45am. Contact Nancy Smith @ 845-856-4610.

Putnam County

Life Chain

  • Cold Spring:  Sunday, Oct 4th, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm.  Intersection of Route 9D (Morris Avenue) & Main Street.  Contact Bill Gunning @ (845) 265-3227.

Participating in Rosary Coast to Coast

  • Our Lady of Loretto Church:  Sunday, Oct. 11th, praying Rosary at 4:00 pm in the garden by the statue of Mary.  Contact Bill Gunning @ (845) 265-3227.

Rockland County

Life Chains

  • Nanuet:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.  Middletown Rd. and Route 59.  Contact Eileen Peterson @ 845-492-6709 or RachelMinister1@aol.com

Staten Island

Life Chain

  • St. Charles:  Sunday, Oct. 25th, 12:45pm – 2:15pm, St. Charles’ Church, Penn Ave. & Highland Blvd. Contact Marietta Canning @ 646-662-3914.

Rally for Life

  • Staten Island:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, Staten Island University Hospital – North, 475 Seaview Ave. Mass to follow at 4:00pm at St. Christopher’s. Contact Marietta Canning @ 646-662-3914.

Rosary for Life

  • St. Patrick’s:  Saturday, Oct. 10th, Noon, Knights of Columbus Hall, 397 Clarke Avenue, Outdoor Scriptural Rosary at the memorial for the unborn. Contact Dan Clifford @ djcjc@verizon.net

Prayer Vigil

  • St. Christopher’s:  Saturday, Oct. 31st, 6:00pm – Midnight, St. Christopher’s Church, 130 Midland Ave. Contact Marietta Canning @ 646-662-3914.

Sullivan County

Life Chain

  • Monticello: Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 – 3:30pm in front of the Church of St. Peter, 10 Liberty Street. Contact Jane @ 845-292-4647.

Ulster County

Life Chains

Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  Contact Joe DeFino @ (845) 246-6908.

  • Ellenville:  Main Street
  • Highland:  Route 9W in front of Hannaford’s.
  • Kingston:  Ulster Avenue
  • Marlboro:  Rt. 9W
  • New Paltz:  Main Street
  • Port Ewen:  Main Street
  • Saugerties:  Ulster Avenue
  • Woodstock:  Route 212 (Village Green)

Westchester County

Life Chains

  • Hastings:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 10:00 am, on the steps of St. Matthew and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 616 Warburton Avenue.  Contact Maureen Ribeiro @ (914) 478-2062.
  • Hawthorne:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Holy Rosary Church, 170 Bradhurst Avenue. Contact Mary Ann Priore @ (914) 747-0082.
  • Port Chester:  Sunday, Oct. 18th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.  Boston Post Road in front of Kohl’s Plaza.  Contact Rosemary Tirone @ (914) 937-3273 or Maria Teresa Rueda (Spanish) @ 914-258-4772.
  • Scarsdale:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  In front of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, White Plains Rd. (Rt. 22).  Contact Jeanne Scarcella @ (914) 772-3036.
  • Tuckahoe:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  Immaculate Conception Church, 53 Winterhill Road along Rt. 22. Contact Fran Zucchetto @ (914) 779-4604.
  • White Plains:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  Planned Parenthood, 175 Tarrytown Road.  Contact Donna Paolucci @ (347) 491-1909 or donnadmv1@gmail.com

Participating in Rosary Coast to Coast

  • Oakland Beach:  Sunday, Oct. 11th, 4:00 pm, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. Contact Theresa @ 914 844-4995 or Gerald @ (914) 837-7008.

Yonkers

Life Chain

  • St. Joseph’s Church:  Sunday, Oct. 4th, 1:00-2:00 pm, 141 Ashburton Ave.  Contact the rectory @ (914) 963-0730 or Jesusita Rivera @ (914) 562-4195.

Rosary Coast to Coast

  • St. Ann’s Church: Sunday, October 11th, 1:00– 1:45 pm, 854 Midland Ave, Yonkers, NY. Rain or shine! Updates available at St. Ann’s Rosary Rally on Facebook.


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