Individuals and groups are invited to take part in two Southern Tier prayer efforts during Lent to oppose abortion.
The 40 Days for Life spring campaign in Ithaca will begin March 6 and run through April 14. Constant, peaceful prayer is taking place daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. across from the Planned Parenthood facility at 620 W. Seneca St. Residents of Ithaca and nearby communities are encouraged to take part. A 40 Days for Life campaign also is held each fall at the same Ithaca location. To register for a prayer time slot or for other information, visit www.40daysforlife.com/ithaca or e-mail Mary Anne Tissot at email@example.com.
In addition, Chemung Valley 4 Life is holding a Lent for Life campaign March 6-April 19 across from Corning Planned Parenthood, 135 Walnut St. Participants are invited to pray daily at any time, particularly from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. For details, call 607-438-3884 or e-mail Chemu ngValley4Life@gmail.com.