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Dear [[^^name^^||Pro-Life Leader]],

In 10 days one of the most profound and tragic anniversaries will be marked in our city – 40 years since the U.S. Supreme Court imposed Roe v. Wade on our country, 40 years of legalized killing of the unborn, with 53 million precious lives lost, and 40 years of devoted efforts by pro-lifers such as yourself to restore the respect and legal protection due every human life.

On January 19, 2013, Dallas will once again take up the mantle as the city where Roe began, and thousands will take to the streets to witness to God's commandment found in Exodus 20:13 – "Thou Shalt Not Kill".  It is our fervent hope and prayer that the attendance at the 2013 Roe Memorial Events will break all records, exceed all expectations and demand the attention of those who dismiss the sacredness and cause of life.  But we need your help to do it! 

Please spread the word to all of your constituents and supporters about this important event.  A detailed schedule, plus the opportunity to "wear your witness for life", is below.  Bishop Farrell's letter of invitation to all can be found here, and a flyer promoting the event can is here. (español)  Your efforts to share this information and display or distribute the flyer is greatly appreciated!

We are proud to stand in the trenches in the battle for LIFE with you, and look forward to praying and marching with you on January 19!  God bless you!

In Christ, For Life,

 

Karen Garnett
Executive Director
Catholic Pro-Life Committee

P.S.  If you would like a poster-size version of the flyer, please email .

Pray, March and Rally for Life!
January 19, 2013 Schedule of Events
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Roe Memorial Rosary outside the Routh Street abortion center (shuttle buses available from Cathedral beginning at 7:30 a.m.)

10:00 a.m. Bilingual Roe Memorial Mass at Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, celebrated by Bishop Kevin J. Farrell and diocesan clergy, with homilist Fr. Zach Webb and music led by Dave Moore (overflow areas with live video feed of the Mass will be in the Cathedral Grand Salon and on the Cathedral Plaza)

12:00 p.m. Dallas March for Life with Bishop Farrell from Cathedral Plaza to ecumenical Rally outside the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse, where Roe v. Wade was first filed in 1970.  What started in Dallas must end in Dallas!
Rally speakers include:
  • Bishop Kevin J. Farrell, Diocese of Dallas
  • Angela Martinez Balderaz, Abortion Survivor
  • Reverend James Flynn, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Diocese of Fort Worth
  • Richard Ellis, Radio Show Host and Pastor of Reunion Church
  • Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa, New Wave Feminists
  • Pastor Robert Jeffress, First Baptist Dallas
  • Chris Wheel, Fatherhood Ministry, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship

March Sponsors: Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas, Catholics Respect Life of Fort WorthTexans for Life CoalitionHike for Life Texas, Pro-Life Dallas, and First Baptist Dallas,
Wear Your Witness for Life!

Click here to support the Dallas March for Life, and a donation of at least $25 or more includes an Exodus 20:13 t-shirt to show everyone where you stand on the sanctity of life!  

Bulk orders of shirts for church and youth groups ($10 per shirt, $12 for long sleeve) may be ordered here
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All donations / orders for shirts must be placed by 10 a.m. this Friday, January 11.
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 Orders may be picked up at the CPLC office (14200 Midway Rd., Suite 120) during business hours on Friday, January 18 or at the Cathedral Plaza (2215 Ross Ave, Dallas) from 8 to 9:30 AM or 11:30 AM to noon on January 19 (before and after the Roe Memorial Mass).
  Learn more at www.prolifedallas.org/roe  •  Exodus from 40 Years of Abortion
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