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40 Days for Life

40 Days for Life

The Archdiocese of New York is blessed to have several 40 Days for Life campaigns at local abortion clinics throughout the archdiocese. 

What is 40 Days for Life?

Prayer is vital in bringing about an end to abortion. With thousands of campaigns happening around the world, people unite in concentrating their prayer and fasting to seek God’s favor to turn hearts and minds from a culture of death to a culture of life, thus bringing an end to abortion. During the 40 days, there is peaceful witness at a local abortion provider. Participants are encouraged to sign up for however much time they can commit to prayerful activism.

Each campaign has a page within the 40 Days for Life website, and the New York Campaigns can be found there as well. 

For more information visit 40 Days for Life.


Next Campaign: Sep 28 – Nov. 6

Your prayers are needed. Prayerful presence outside of abortion clinics is truly essential. Your prayers offer hope to women in crisis and save the lives of the vulnerable unborn. 40 Days for Life is a life-saving prayer campaign that will take place throughout our Archdiocese starting on September 28 and concluding November 6. 40 Days for Life is a peaceful initiative consisting 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 22,000 unborn children have been saved from abortion during 40 Days for Life campaigns.  To learn more about the 40 Days for Life campaign, visit:  www.40daysforlife.com

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Opening Events

New York City

Opening Mass- Mon, Sept 26 at 5:30pm, St. Patrick’s Cathedral (5th Ave)

Staten Island

Opening Mass- Sun, Sept 25 at 1:15 PM, St. Charles Church, St 644 Clawson St, Staten Island

White Plains

Kick-Off Rally- Sat,  Sept 24th at 11am, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 201 Boulevard, Scarsdale

Goshen

Kick-Off  – Tue, Sep 27th at 7 pm, outside Goshen Planned Parenthood

Newburg

Kick-Off  – Sun, Sep 25th at 3:00 pm, outside Newburgh Planned Parenthood -136 Lake Street, Newburgh.

Spring Valley

Kick-Off  – Wed, Sep 28th at 3:00 pm, outside Spring Valley Planned Parenthood – 25 Perlman Dr, Spring Valley


Find a Vigil Site Near You

Here is a listing of the locations and contact information for the nine vigil sites in the Archdiocese.

Bronx

1. Eastchester Campaign

Sign-up for hours here!

2. South Bronx Campaign

Sign-up for hours here! 

Goshen
Manhattan

1. Bleecker Street Campaign

Sign-up for hours here!

2. 42nd Street Campaign

Sign-up for hours here!

White Plains
  • Planned Parenthood
  • 175 Tarrytown Road, White Plains, NY (Public right-of-way outside)
  • Contact: Lucy; (914) 776-4135, 40DFL.WP@gmail.com

Sign-up for hours here!

Newburgh

Sign-up for hours here!

Spring Valley
  • Planned Parenthood
  • 25 Perlman Drive, Spring Valley, NY (Public right-of-way outside)
  • Contact: Eileen Peterson (845) 492-6709; Rachelminister1@aol.com

Sign-up for hours here! 

Staten Island
  • Staten Island University Hospital North.
  • 475 Seaview Ave Staten Island, NY 10305
  •  Contact: Deborah Sucich,  (929) 218-6502 40dayssi@gmail.com

Sign-up for hours here!


Why should you get involved?

Watch this video to find out!

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