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40 Days for Life 2020 fall campaign beginning in Rochester, Ithaca

Mike Latona/Catholic Courier    |    09.16.2020
Category: Respect Life


Individuals and groups are invited to join the 40 Days for Life fall campaign, taking place in both Rochester and Ithaca, beginning Sept. 23 and running through Nov. 3.

Both events will be marked by constant, peaceful prayer as part of an international effort to end abortion.

In Rochester, participants will assemble outside the Planned Parenthood facility at 114 University Ave. f0r 40 c0nsecutive days. Visit 40daysforlife.com/rochester for details and to sign up for prayer vigil times. For further information, contact Rick Paoletti at 585-489-9555 or email Roc40DFL@gmail.com.

In Ithaca, those taking part are asked to pray in the public right-of-way area across the street from Planned Parenthood, 620 W. Seneca St. There also will be a campaign kick-off prayer event at the vigil site on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. that will include messages from organizers and the opportunity to select such items as signs, literature and buttons for use during the campaign. To register for a prayer time slot or for other information, visit 40daysforlife.com/ithaca, contact Becky Fluger at 607-749-4855, or email Ithaca40daysforlife2020@gmail.com.

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