Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Sunday, February 18, 2018

40-days 0745-aA woman outstretches her arms in prayer on Oct. 17 at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in West Hartford as the parish participates in the 40 Days for Life Campaign with 24 hours of eucharistic adoration at the church and a prayerful vigil at the Hartford GYN Center.

The campaign is an international initiative of prayer, fasting and community outreach. The local campaign, which ends Nov. 3, is directed by Mary Lou Peters.

According to a page on the Archdiocese of Hartford’s Pro-Life Ministry’s Web site, the Hartford campaign has saved the lives of 62 babies since it began in 2007. Also since 2007, it says, more than 16,000 faith congregations worldwide have participated in thA woman outstretches her arms in prayer on Oct. 17 at St. Mark the Evangelist Church in West Hartford as the parish participates in the 40 Days for Life Campaign with 24 hours of eucharistic adoration at the church and a prayerful vigil at the Hartford GYN Center.

The campaign is an international initiative of prayer, fasting and community outreach. The local campaign, which ends Nov. 3, is directed by Mary Lou Peters.

According to a page on the Archdiocese of Hartford’s Pro-Life Ministry’s Web site, the Hartford campaign has saved the lives of 62 babies since it began in 2007. Also since 2007, it says, more than 16,000 faith congregations worldwide have participated in the initiative, saving the lives of more than 7,500 babies and spurring the closure of 41 abortion clinics. (Photo by Jack Sheedy