Tag Archive: #abortion

Respect Life Leaders Gather at OLW

Posted on April 29, 2024
Last Saturday, Our Lady of the Wayside’s Respect Life Ministry hosted representatives from Respect Life Ministries in other Vicariate l Parishes to a morning of sharing and fellowship. Fourteen attendees from five parishes plus the Archdiocese attended. Each shared how [read more...]

Nationwide Invitation to Prayer

Posted on March 21, 2024
The USCCB’s president and the chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities announced a nationwide invitation to prayer. On March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could impact the widespread accessibility of [read more...]

The Power of Prayer

Posted on February 27, 2024
According to the Thomas More Society, Illinois will more than double its annual abortion rate from its current average of 40,000 abortions to about 100,000 abortions. This is due to Illinois’ loose restrictions on abortion, the repeal of parental notification, [read more...]

9 Days for Life: January 16-24

Posted on January 9, 2024
9 Days for Life begins on Tuesday, January 16 and runs through Wednesday, January 24. Join Catholics nationwide in prayer for the protection of human life! You can download the novena or get the daily prayers and reflections by email [read more...]

Join the “LIFE Brings Hope!” March

Posted on October 16, 2023
Join Northwest Families for Life, the Knights of Columbus, and several neighboring parishes — including Our Lady of the Wayside — in the March For Life. The march will kick off on Saturday, October 21, at 1:00 pm, from St. [read more...]

Respect Life Novena Begins Friday, October 13

Posted on October 11, 2023
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Respect Life Month. Join a nationwide novena starting Friday for the protection of human life from conception to natural death. Each day of the novena features a different prayer intention, as well as [read more...]

Living Radical Solidarity

Posted on October 2, 2023
An excerpt from Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge statement on Respect Life Month 2023 Since 1973, the year the Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide in Roe v. Wade, the month of October has been set aside by the U.S. bishops [read more...]

Welcome to Respect Life Month!

Posted on September 26, 2023
October is the month of Our Lady but also when we celebrate the joy and dignity of every human life. This year’s theme from the USCCB is Radical Solidarity. Join us for a month of prolife events and look for [read more...]

IL Right to Life Banquet

Posted on September 24, 2023
Illinois Right to Life Action’s 50th Banquet will feature EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo and be held at The Carlisle Banquets (435 Butterfield Road, Lombard, IL) on Friday, October 13, 2023. Cocktail hour will start at 6 pm, with dinner served at [read more...]