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Power of Prayer XV

Good Friday
Prayer Against Abortion

Where: Parking Lot at Summit Park Mall: front of Bon-Ton, behind Planned Parenthood Bldg
Location: Off Williams Road, Wheatfield, NY
Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 (Good Friday) Under the Tent
Time: 6:00pm-6:30pm (approx. 1.2 hour)

Image of "Our Lady of Guadalupe" & "Unborn" Stations of the Cross Holy Water from the Basilica in Mexico

Guitarist: Mombreas, Hall, Torosian & Boback
Bag Pipes: Jim/Andrew/Gray:  A Grace/Going Home/Highland Cathedral

                                      Hatred and violence continues to this day with the act of abortion killing the    
                                            life of so many innocent children of God. Pray the villain be taken from our  
                                                  hearts. Honor God. Be part of this spiritual awakening......Remi Gonzalez

                                The fruit of abortion is nuclear war....Mother Teresa of Calcutta

            If you had an abortion and need to reconcile, come and pray for a spiritual healing

For more information call Remi Gonzalez 622-5354/ or 

Our Lady of Victory Parish Pro-Life Movie Night & Holy Hour  

St. Gianna Molla Feast Day - Monday, April 28th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Monday, April 28th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Marian Room (lower level) of Our Lady of Victory Basilica. Join us as we celebrate the feast day of St. Gianna Molla, Italian wife, mother, and doctor. Love is a Choice is a critically-acclaimed film that tells the beautiful and moving story of a modern-day saint. St. Gianna heroically sacrificed her own life to save her unborn child in 1962. This inspiring documentary appeals to all ages and includes footage of her canonization in 2004 by Blessed John Paul II. Eucharistic Adoration will then be held in the Basilica's St. Joseph's Chapel, followed by a social gathering. Join us and bring a friend! For more information, call Our Lady of Victory National Shrine at (716) 828-9444.  Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica is located at 767 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, New York 14218.




Dear Respect Life Committee Coordinators and Representatives,

The Respect Life Committee of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish in Orchard Park, New York (3148 Abbott Road near the corner of Lake Avenue & Orchard Park Road) in concert with the Diocesan Pro-Life Office invites you to the Pro-Life “Vine & Branches” meeting schedules for Thursday May 1, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the basement of the church...MORE



Help pregnant moms CHOOSE LIFE, and enjoy the pro-life event of the year!  The 18th Annual Pregnancy Care Center Benefit Banquet is Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Creekside Banquet Facility, 2669 Union Rd. in Cheektowaga. starting with a social hour at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00. Guest speaker Austin Ruse is president of C-FAM, Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (, which works to preserve traditional values in international policy.

 The annual banquet is co-sponsored by Lawyers for Life, The Catholic Medical Society, WLOF-FM Radio 101.7, and Buffalo 40 Days for Life.  All proceeds will benefit volunteer crisis pregnancy centers in Erie, Genesee, Chautauqua and Niagara counties. Music will be provided by Imprints of Love, and additional funds will be raised by an auction of donated items. 

The requested minimum donation is $40.00/person; tables of eight are $280. For reservations or to make a tax-deductible donation go to, or call Timothy and Linda Byrnes, 836-9264. For additional information call Lawyers for Life president Laurence D. Behr, 856-1300 ext. 230.  FLIER

Nine Months to Life

All Saints Parish
205 Esser AvenueBuffalo, NY 14207

Masses to be said in remembrance to an end to abortion on the 25th of each month, if the 25th falls on a weekday, Mass will be in Parish Center Chapel.   If mass falls on a weekend, mass will be in Church proper.  

Dates: Saturday, March 28, 2014, 8:30am Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4pm
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 4pm
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 4pm
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 4pm
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 4pm Saturday, September 27, 2014, 4pm Saturday, October 25, 2014, 4pm Saturday, November 22, 2014, 4pm *One decade of the Rosary will be prayed during each Mass for the end to Abortion

Sponsored by The Respect for Life and Spiritual Life Committees of All Saints Church.
For more info call (716) 875-8183.

40 Days for Life - One hour peaceful and prayerful vigil

When: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Where: In front of Buffalo Womenservices 2500 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
Time: 10:00am-11:00am

All are invited to attend as we pray to end abortion and encourage adoption!

Hosted by 40 Days For Life-Buffalo

Then he said to them, "My soul is sorrowful even till death.  Remain here and keep watch with me."   Matthew 26: 38


Schedule of weekly prayer participation for our two main local abortion mills.
"The formal 40 Days For Life Campaign is over, but the killing continues!" 
Buffalo Womenservices , 2500 Main St. Buffalo, N.Y. 14214

Monday (no abortions)

9:30-10:30 Ken, Bill and Al


No one we know is present

Wednesday (OBGYN appointments only)
9:30-10:30 Ken, Bill and Al

Thursday (abortion "services" day, and they usually are busy)

8:15-9:20 Sharon and Jane

9:20-10:40 Nancy, Sandy, Bob, Linda, Paulette, Pat 

10:45-11:45 Diane and Megan 

Friday (same as Thursday abortion "services") 

8:00-9:00 Mike & Julie 

8:20-9:30 Nancy & Terry 

9:20-10:30 Ken, Al, Bill, Eva 

1:00-2:00 Marge & Mike  

Saturday (abortion "services") 

8:00-9:45 Mary Sue, Sue, Bob and Lisa, and the WLOF 101.7 "Warriors of Love"  


st Saturday: Nancy, Pastor Mark, Mark, Shirley and members of Grace in Community Church 
2nd Saturday: Kathy & Mark 
3rd Saturday: Nancy, Mark, Mark & Shirley
4th Saturday: (no one)
5th Saturday: Kathy & Mark

"It would be great if we had afternoon people for post-abortion women. I have great literature for that, and one more good sign." (Nancy Walker)

Shalom Press, 2550 Sweet Home Rd in E. Amherst, N.Y. 14228

(Abortive "services" on Friday mornings, done by noon)

8:00 –9:00 Tim & Don 

9:30 –10”30 Sharon & Ann 

11:00- 12:00 Only on the last Friday, Sister Terisita & Connie


If you know of any other group of participants that pray faithfully in front of either of the abortion mills mentioned above, kindly send me a brief e-mail and I will post the location, days, and times of participation! 

God bless all you do for life! 
Peter Adornetto 
Director 2012-2014 
40 Days For Life-Buffalo

Helping Hands Events

St. Lawrence, 1520 East Delevan Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215

● Vaccines for Uninsured Children ○ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 9 am until Noon ○ Call 716-308-6302 with questions 

● Medicaid, Child and Family Health Plus, NY Health Exchange Facilitated Health Insurance enrollments ○ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 10 am until 1 pm 
○ Questions call 716-564-3630 Ext 22509 

● Children's Clinic at St. Lawrence ○ Quality health care for children. Uninsured are seen for low fees but no child refused   due to inability to pay.
○ Call 716-308-6302 with questions

● Food Stamp enrollment and Financial Education courtesy of Catholic Charities
○ Tuesdays from 9 am to 2 pm ○ Questions call (716) 856-4494

● WIC Outreach  ○ The Children’s Clinic does WIC referrals and prescriptions from 9 am to Noon Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  ○ Questions call 716-597-0509  

● Do you need someone to listen?  ○ A Samaritan Counselor is available by appointment ○ Questions or for an appointment call (716) 743-9117

All Services located in the Franciscan Guest House (behind the church/ school buildings). There is
off-street parking behind the church and on Roma Avenue. If coming by bus use the 26 line, Erb
St stop eastbound, Wright Ave stop westbound. We are closed if the Buffalo Public Schools have
a snow day.

Bible Study Series:  Every Monday

Come join us every Monday, held at the St. Gianna Molla Pregnancy Outreach Center, 76 Church Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.  Every Monday 12:00 Mass (optional) at St. Joseph Cathedral - Bible Study from 12:15pm - 1:30pm  New groups forming now all are welcome.  Book of Revelation, lead by Sr. Eleanor Thielman, OSF. 

For more information call 847-2205.

EVERY 1st Sunday of each month from 1:00 -2:00 pm

St. Mary of the Angels Church, Olean
Lincoln Park

For more information contact the parish (716) 372-4841.

First Friday Rosary for Life

Location: St. Mary 
                6 North Street
                Canaseraga, NY
When:      Every first Friday of the Month (except during Lent)
Time:        7:00pm-Exposition, Adoration with Rosary for Life, Benediction and confession
                Let us pray for the Sanctity of Human Life
Presiding: Rev. John Cullen
For more information contact (607) 545-8601.

Prayer in front of Planned Parenthood
(111 Seneca Street, Hornell, NY)

Mondays at 10:00am - 11:00am (except for major holidays)
Peaceful and prayerful protest against the evil of abortion
For more information contact Jen (607) 295-8206

Pro-Life Holy Hours before the Blessed Sacrament

Location: St. Raphael 
College & Macklem Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY
When: Second Monday of every month 
Time: Following the 8:oo am Mass, from 8:30 - 9:30 am.

Location: Divine Mercy
Niagara and 24th Streets
Niagara Falls, NY
When: Every Tuesday
Time: 12:00 am - 1:00pm followed by adoration until 2:00 pm,
Divine Mercy chaplet then 3:00 pm Benediction

Location: St. Mary of the Cataract
4th Street
Niagara Falls, NY
When: First Wednesday of every month 
Time: Following the 12:10 pm Communion Service 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 12:30 pm; Pro-Life Rosary at 1:05 pm.

Location: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
27 Street and Independence Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY
When: First Thursday of the month
Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm (Adoration continues until 3:00 Benediction)

Pro-Life Rosary - St. Vincent de Paul (Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY)  First Saturday of every month 8:00 am preceding the 8:30 am Mass

Prayer at the Abortion Clinic
- Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic (Williams Road & Lancelot Drive, Wheatfield, NY)  Every Friday from 7:00 am -2:00 pm as abortions are being performed.


Sponsored by: 

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph Parish, Niagara Falls, NY)

For more information contact 284-6641.

Pro-Life Holy Hour

Location: Our Lady of Pompeii
                158 Laverack Avenue
                Lancaster, NY
When:     First Friday 
               Time:       12:00pm - 5:00pm
(The final hour 4-5pm is devoted to praying for an end to abortion with Benediction at 5pm)

For more information contact Michele (683-4955) or Sr. Joyce King @ 683-6522. 


Dear Respect Life Coordinators and Friends of Life;

Picture pro-life signs (4'X8') talking about adoption and post-abortion healing and the humanity of the unborn and ... and ... and popping up on parish lawns throughout WNY throughout this summer and throughout the year--this year and for years to come!  Proclaiming our Catholic identity as the messengers of Christ's Culture of Life!

The kick-off date was the 4th of July weekend (July 1-4), 2011.  what a way to celebrate our country and its birth of freedom than to proclaim the right of the unborn to the 1st inalienable right--the right to life.  LIFE needs to be considered a core American value again!  Our sign project will help .... MORE




  Statement on 40 Days for Life
By: Bishop Richard J. Malone

The 40 Days for Life Campaign, an ecumenical pro-life effort, will begin this fall under the national direction of David Bereit. Local leaders have asked for diocesan endorsement of this activity. For clarity, I would like to share my response and state the diocesan position so as to avoid any ambiguity. 

 Our diocesan position is consistent with that of the USCCB; the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops does not endorse outside pro-life organizations. However, that does not mean that we are opposed to them. Indeed, many non-diocesan pro-life activities exist in this area and across the nation and I believe we are all trying to answer God's call to defend life.

I maintain that it is up to each individual to decide whether to participate in this particular activity or not. The decision making and responsibility of the people lie with the national and local leaders of the 40 Days for Life Campaign as a non-diocesan pro-life activity.

I affirm all pro-life efforts that attempt to reach the ultimate goal of eliminating abortion in order to build a culture of life using peaceful, prayerful and charitable approaches.            

Furthermore, I admire all those devoted to protecting human life and encourage all to continue to support pro-life activities, especially uniting with the many events sponsored by our Diocese, including the St. Gianna Pregnancy Outreach Center actively helping women, children and families, supporting their decision to choose life.  Together, through various pro-life efforts, we are all striving to put an end to abortion, especially here in our community.

Thank you to all who have dedicated themselves and their time to the cause of life. I am grateful for your pro-life support in our Diocese of Buffalo. Let us continue, in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, to be untiring in all our various attempts to defend life so that the right to life is enjoyed not just for some, but for all; born and unborn.

Sincerely in Christ,

Most Reverend Richard J. Malone
Bishop of Buffalo

Rachel's Vineyard

Retreats are held continually throughout the United States and internationally. For more information and a complete listing of Rachel’s Vineyard retreats,  visit:

The retreat and registration are strictly confidential. Rachel’s Vineyard is a healing and training resource that welcomes collaboration with other port abortion ministries. Retreats are held in both Catholic and Interdenominational settings.

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