Tag Archive: #respectlife

Archdiocesan Overnight Vigil for Life

Posted on January 13, 2023
12 hours of Adoration and Closing Mass Celebrated by Bishop Grob at 6:15 a.m. In-person or livestream Thursday, January 19 to Friday, January 20 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. CST St. John Paul II Newman Center Chapel at UIC 700 [read more...]

Opposing Assisted Suicide Training

Posted on January 10, 2023
Legislation that seeks to legalize assisted-suicide is coming to Illinois. You can learn how to talk to lawmakers and oppose this legislation. Join Bob Gilligan, Executive Director, Catholic Conference of Illinois, and Dawn Fitzpatrick, Senior Coordinator, Human Dignity/Solidarity, Archdiocese of Chicago, [read more...]

Respect Life Corner: January Happenings

Posted on January 9, 2023
As we move forward in our post-Roe America, we can see that we are in ever more need of prayers and divine intervention. Let’s spend some time in January joining our prayers for life whether it’s in private, a Novena, [read more...]

Sign up for the 9 Days for Life Novena

Posted on January 3, 2023
January is the 50th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Join us from January 19-27 in praying the 9 Days for Life Novena — an annual novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short [read more...]

How to Support Her When She’s Unexpectedly Expecting

Posted on December 5, 2022
An unexpected pregnancy might be confusing along the way, but life—though at times difficult—is ultimately beautiful. Perhaps one of your friends has become pregnant unexpectedly. As someone who has been there, I encourage you to support your friend in her [read more...]

Sunday’s Bulletin Cover

Posted on November 7, 2022
Continuing with our ongoing “parish artists” series of bulletin covers, and in the spirit of October being Respect Life Month, here’s a peek at next Sunday’s masterpiece, lovingly contributed by an Our Lady of the Wayside eighth grade student. Don’t [read more...]

Looking Back on Respect Life Month

Posted on October 25, 2022
Our Lady of the Wayside’s Respect Life Ministry had quite the month of events. We invited the parish to pray for life after all masses, attended the March for Life in Palatine, hosted a wonderful speaker, and held perpetual adoration [read more...]

40 Hours of Adoration for Life Completed

Posted on October 24, 2022
This past weekend, as one of many respect life events during the month of October,  Our Lady of the Wayside’s Respect Life Ministry sponsored 40 Hours of Adoration (for Life) in the Gathering Place. Many came between 5:00 pm on [read more...]

Pray a Holy Hour for Life

Posted on October 21, 2022
Can you not watch one hour with me? ~Matt. 26:40 Our Lady of the Wayside’s Respect Life Ministry is hosting 40 hours of perpetual adoration for life beginning on Friday, October 21 at 5:00 pm, and concluding on Sunday, October [read more...]