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Pro-Life Events: January


January 22 is the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decisions that legalized abortion throughout our nation. Each year, all dioceses in the United States are called to observe a Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children.


Mass and Holy Hour for Life


Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:30 AM

January 22, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, has been designated by the Catholic Church as a particular day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion. Follow online the Mass that Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S., will be celebrating on January 22 at 9:30 am, and pray with him during the Holy Hour of Adoration that he will be leading immediately after for the commemoration of the tragedy of Roe v. Wade. 

The Mass and Holy Hour will be live-streamed by  Catholic Television San Antonio on Facebook.


2021 Respect Life Mass


Sunday, January 17, 2021

San Fernando Cathedral (115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205 -- Directions)

The General Instruction of the Roman Missal, no. 373, designates the anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 22 as a particular day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion. On January 17, 2021, Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S., celebrated the 2021 Respect Life Mass for this intention.


SUNDAY, January 17, 2021 | Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S. at San Fernando Cathedral


Resources


Learn

To learn more about the anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children  click here.


Pray

Sign up here to pray with Catholics from all over the country for the legal protection of the unborn during the 9 Days for Life novena on January 21-29, 2021. 9 Days for Life is a novena promoted by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life.


Act

For suggestions on actions you can take to advance the cause of life in the context of this anniversary, click here.


Culture of Life


linkFor further resources and opportunities to PRAY, LEARN, and ACT on the life issues, visit our Culture of Life Archdiocesan website.