Stand Up For Life Memorial Services

“Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. Jeremiah 1:5

*This service is not on the “10” List but is beautiful and inspiring:


Our Lady of Consolation Minor Basilica, Carey, OH on Thursday, January 21 @ 1 pm

Note: Due to elevator construction in the Basilica the Memorial Service  will be held in the Original Shrine Church across the street!


Friends for Life:

There are TEN opportunities in January in the Toledo Diocese to locally stand up for life!

If you are aware of any others do let me know! Thanks so much!!!

God bless,




Time: 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Date: January 17

Details: Group will gather at Norwalk St. Paul and will walk to the town center by police escort.

Contact: Jon Hug, 419-668-0001

Speaker: Michelle McCauley, Pregnancy Center of Toledo



Time: 2 pm – 3 pm

Date: January 17

Details: Bishop Daniel E. Thomas will lead the March from St. Joseph Church to St. Joseph Cemetery where prayers will be held at the Memorial for the Unborn.

Contact: Bob Boyer, 419-893-4028


Time: 2 pm – 3 pm

Date: January 17th

Details: Join Putnam Country Right to Life in front of the Court House in Ottawa.  Fr. Rick will lead us in prayer and give a short talk.  In case of bad weather everything will be in the American Legion.

Speaker: Clarissa Lapinski, from Project Rachel will also speak.


Time: 3 pm – 4 pm

Date: January 17

Details: Gather at St. Joseph Church, Tiffin. Walking to St. Joseph Cemetery to pray at Memorial for the Unborn.

Contact: Diane Moyer, 419-447-2718


Time: 3 pm – 4 pm

Date: January 17

Details: Meeting at First English Lutheran Church; March to Town Center.

Speaker: Peter Range, Respect Life Program Coordinator, Catholic Charities

Contact: Dan Marcum: 717-469-5673


Fostoria-Bascom Area: Candle Light Memorial Walk

Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm

Date: January 17

Details: The group will begin march at Bascom SS. Patrick & Andrew and march to Bascom United Methodist Church.

Speaker: Jonathan Jakubowski of Champions in Action

Contact: Denise Daniel, 419-937-7665


Thursday January 21st


Time: 7 pm

Date: January 21

Details: Stations of the Cross for victims of abortion at the downtown campus of St. Michael the Archangel.

Contact: Parish Office, 419-422-2646


Friday January 22nd

Van Wert

Time: 11 am – 12 noon

Date: January 22nd

Details: Meeting at Fountain Park – Walking 30 minutes to K of C Hall for prayer service, followed by refreshments and they will have on television the national march for life.

Contact: Dave Mathew, 419-203-8588



Time: 12 noon – 2 pm

Date: January 22

Details: Will gather in front of the Defiance County Courthouse, with Rick Small of Clear Channel Communications as host. Father Dan Bogelt will lead in prayer. Then a procession to the Memorial for the unborn at St. Johns in Defiance followed by speakers, refreshments and entertainment in St. John’s basement.

Speaker: Ranae Heeres, Children Ministry Pastor of House of Prayer, Montpelier.

Contact: Deb Snyder,


Port Clinton

Time: 12 pm

Date: January 22

Details: Prayer Rally at Waterworks Park at East Perry and Jefferson St. followed by March to Knights of Columbus Hall, 109 E. Perry Street.

Speaker: From Project Rachel Post-Abortive Healing Ministry

Contact: Pat Sumen, ICSJ Respect Life Chairman 419-341-7515 |



Peter Range

Respect Life Program Coordinator

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo

1933 Spielbusch Ave.

Toledo, OH 43604

419-244-6711, ext. 220

440-821-1533 (cell)


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