Saturday, October 09, 2004
Kenrick-Glennon seminarians provide prayerful witness to the sanctity of life at Kerry's October 8 America's Center rally.
Posted by Jeff Miller at
Many have seen the cover story of the September 19-25 issue of the
National Catholic Register. It describes how a group of 500 students from Franciscan University of Steubenville showed up as a peaceful, prayerful pro-life witness at a campaign event held in Steubenville for presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry.
As you may know, the senator will be having a similar event here at America's Center after his Friday night, October 8 debate. A number of Kenrick-Glennon seminarians felt that it would not be right to let this go by without representatives from our seminary offering a similar witness to the sanctity of life and the incongruity of the position which Senator Kerry represents. Archbishop Raymond L. Burke was informed of the seminarians' idea on the evening of October 6, and gave his blessing on the undertaking.
Seminarians will be meeting at the Old Cathedral at 5:30 p.m. and walking as a group to America's Center.
Even if you cannot join us, please pray for the Holy Spirit's guidance for this event, and for the conversion of hearts in our nation, including our leaders.
If you want to join the seminarians of Kenrick-Glennon in this prayerful witness, you must bring your own ticket to get into America’s Center. Tickets are free and can be accessed by going to www.JohnKerry.com (go to the "get local" link and scroll to "Missouri") or by calling the Democratic Party offices at 314/645-1449. Please bring your own signs (without sticks) if you will be attending.
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