March 20, 2021


Join Bishop Edward J. Burns and Honorary Chairs Michael G. and JoAnn Murray at the 28th Annual Bishop's Pro-Life Dinner benefiting the Catholic Pro-Life Community. The program will be held online or in-person at the Renaissance Addison Hotel and will feature a concert with the Grammy Award-Winning Christian singer and songwriter Francesca Battistelli and special guest, film producer, Jason Jones!




Multiple nominee and Grammy and Dove award-winning artist, Francesca Battistelli, has graced the radio waves and sound stages of Christian music since her solo-debut album in 2008. Francesca had grown up within a musical family and knew that she was destined ....

More About Francesca

Special Guest: Jason Jones

Jason Jones is a film producer, author, activist, and human rights worker. He is president of Movie to Movement and the Human Rights Education Organization (H.E.R.O.). In 2006, Jones was an Executive Producer of "Bella" which won several film industry awards, most notably the People's Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto  International Film Festival. He was the Associate Producer of the 2008 film, "The Stoning of Soraya M." which won the Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award .... 

More About Jason

& Health Protocols

Come early to enjoy everything the night has to offer. Attire is cocktail/Sunday best.

5:00 p.m.      Lobby Activities (Exhibits, Raffle, Wine and Jewelry Pulls)
6:30 p.m.      Seated Dinner
7:00 p.m.      Live Auction
7:30 p.m.      Program resumes 
9:00 p.m.     

Program concludes


The health and safety of our guests, employees, and the staff of the Renaissance is our priority. We are working tirelessly to ensure all state and local guidelines are followed and additional precautions are made to ensure everyone's health and enjoyable experience throughout the evening. The ballroom at the hotel will be limited to a capacity of 624 guests or 156 physical tables. At-home dining options are available for those who are not comfortable attending in-person. Please call the CPLC office at 972-267-LIFE (5433) if you have any questions.

Throughout the evening all guests will be required to:

Please remain home if you or someone to whom you have been exposed has tested positive for or experienced symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days.

It is recommended that you do not attend if you or someone in your household is pregnant, an older adult, or falls within the high-risk population.