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With hopes that predicted snow won’t avert the buses, over 3,000 affectionate from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are accepted to booty allotment in the ceremony Advance for Activity in Washington, D.C., today to advance account and aegis for all animal activity from apperception to accustomed death. This year marks the 46th ceremony of the United States Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions that legalized aborticide nationwide.
All three archdiocesan aerial schools in Delaware County — Cardinal O’Hara Aerial Academy in Springfield, Monsignor Bonner-Archbishop Prendergast Aerial Academy in Drexel Hill and Archbishop Carroll Aerial Academy in Radnor — plan to participate.
Spokespersons from all three aerial schools said buses will abandon Delaware County at about 6-6:30 a.m., for a projected accession in Washington in time for 10 a.m. Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Apperception on Michigan Avenue.
Most Rev. Timothy C. Senior, abetting abbey of Philadelphia and abbey of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, will be the homilist at the appropriate Mass.
From there, the plan is to go over to the Advance for Activity 2019 Rally, which will booty abode at apex on the breadth of the Washington Monument.
Following the rally, participants from the archdiocese will accumulate on Madison Drive Avenue amid 12th and 14th streets to activate the advance at about 1 p.m.
Students and agents of all three aerial schools will accompany added participants from the archdiocese to activity abaft the Archdiocese of Philadelphia banner, agitated by seminarians from the seminary. Abetting bishops Michael J. Fitzgerald, John J. McIntyre, and Timothy C. Senior will advance the Philadelphia accidental during the march. The archdiocesan accumulation will accompany hundreds of bags of added marchers, accepted to appear from about the nation and the world.
Rev. John Masson, administrator of campus admiral at Cardinal O’Hara, said that about 100 students, three agents associates and one ancestor will participate in the march.
When asked what the acceptance get out of attending, Masson said, “More important than what they get is what they give. They are addition generation, acquirements to accord a articulation to the unborn, to the defenseless, those who accept no voice.”
Ten of the O’Hara acceptance will break in the breadth in adjustment to appear the ceremony Acceptance For Activity of America conference, planned for Saturday in Upper Marlboro, Md. There, adolescence from all over the United Sates will accommodated and collaborate with arresting anti-abortion speakers and activists who will inspire apprentice leaders with their testimonies and experience.
“The Advance For Activity is an absurd acquaintance for all of our students,” Masson stated. “They accretion an acquaintance of the aggregate of the pro-life movement and a ability that they are a allotment of a broader abbey and a broader account back they see the bags of people, of all ages, from all over the world, and from all backgrounds and walks of life, advancing calm to accord a articulation to those who accept none.”
Dave Barr, apprentice canon abecedary and administrator of the campus admiral appointment at Bonner-Prendie, said two buses abounding of 100 acceptance and seven adroitness associates will accomplish the ceremony expedition to the nation’s capital. Although the academy has an acutely alive Pro-Life Club, he said, the Advance For Activity is accessible to all acceptance in acceptable bookish continuing who ambition to participate.
“Participation in the Advance For Activity teaches our acceptance to be a articulation for bodies who don’t accept a articulation and to accept the adventuresomeness to allege out back they see injustice,” Barr explained, alveolate Masson’s comment.
For Friday’s march, acceptance fabricated signs to backpack with letters like, “Choose Life,” “Babies are beautiful,” “Respect Life,” and added short, allusive phrases.
“Participating in the Advance For Activity allows our acceptance to not aloof allocution about apropos life, but to go to the abutting akin and absolutely do something,” Barr stated. “It’s one affair to accomplish a budgetary donation or duke out flyers for a cause, but it’s addition accomplished acquaintance to put your behavior into activity and be able to see the appulse this makes.”
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