Merry Christmas from Pro-Life Wisconsin!
Thank you for your continued
support of Pro-Life Wisconsin. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of
Jesus Christ, we are thanking God for the many blessings we
have been shown this past year.
On behalf of the board and staff of Pro-Life Wisconsin, may God richly
bless you and your family this Christmas and in the year to come. From
the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all you do - your prayers, your
actions and financial support - for the little ones.
here to see how your donations made a difference in 2010.
Empty manger Christmas caroling
On Christmas Eve day, Pro-Life
Wisconsin and 40 Days for Life-Milwaukee
carols from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
outside Affiliated Medical Services in Milwaukee. Join us! Affiliated
at 1428 N. Farwell Ave.
We do not know if Affiliated will be open on Christmas Eve, but what
better way to bring the joy of Christmas to a place where hopelessness
We will have copies of Christmas carols and the empty manger. Please
spread this message far and wide. Most of all, prepare the way of the
Lord by joining us in song to glorify the King of kings.
Contact Virginia Zignego at Pro-Life Wisconsin with questions,
email@example.com or (262) 796-1111.
Mary's ultrasound billboards arrive in Milwaukee
and Green Bay
Due to the overwhelming popularity
of the “Mary’s ultrasound” billboards in La Crosse, Pro-Life Wisconsin
has expanded the effort to include two billboards in the city of
Milwaukee and one on Highway 41 with the identical image.
“As we prepare to welcome Baby Jesus into our hearts and our homes,
these billboards are a wonderful opportunity to emphasize the humanity
of the preborn,” said Peggy Hamill, state director of Pro-Life
Wisconsin. “La Crosse was the first location in the United States to
display this image in a large-media format, and we are thrilled to
bring the joyful message of Christmas to other parts of Wisconsin as
The billboards feature an ultrasound image of Baby Jesus, with a halo
and the words “He’s on His way…
Christmas starts with Christ.”
The first Milwaukee billboard is located at the intersection of Capitol
Drive and 34th Street, and the second is located at the intersection of
Good Hope Road and 60th Street. Click here to view the billboard.
The Green Bay billboard is located on Highway 41, south of Green Bay,
facing northbound traffic. To see the billboard on a map, click here.
“We would like to especially recognize 40 Days for Life of Green Bay. Due
to their invaluable assistance, the Green Bay billboard was made
possible,” said Peggy Hamill, state director of Pro-Life
The image on the billboards placed by Pro-Life Wisconsin is compliments
of ChurchAds (www.churchads.net),
nonprofit in England, dedicated to the idea of keeping
Christ in Christmas.
We encourage people to download the image and distribute it at schools,
parishes and anywhere else that would benefit from seeing the joyful
preborn Baby Jesus.
We need your help to keep
our educational efforts, such as this billboard, going! Click
here to make a Christmas donation to Pro-Life Wisconsin Education
2011 Rally for Life
Pro-Life Wisconsin will observe Roe v. Wade in Milwaukee on
Saturday, January 15, 2011, since a number of us will be in Washington,
DC, for the annual March for Life.
The Rally for Life will be held at Three Holy Women - St. Rita's
campus, 1601 N. Cass St., Milwaukee, WI.
Schedule for the day as
* 8:10 a.m. Rosary
* 8:30 a.m. Mass with Fr. James
Kubicki, SJ, as the main celebrant
* Prayer and witness at Affiliated Medical Services will follow Mass
* 10:30 a.m. Continental potluck breakfast at St. Rita's (please bring
a dish of breakfast treats to pass)
Questions? Call Pro-Life Wisconsin at (262) 796-1111.
Wisconsin confirms late-term abortion plans are off
In a press statement issued the evening of Dec. 13, the University of
Wisconsin confirmed the Madison Surgery Center will not be involved in
late-term abortions. Further, UW admitted they are not pursuing those
plans at any location at this time.
UW’s statement validates what we have suspected for a year. As 2010
draws to a close, we thank God for concluding this horrifying chapter
in the ongoing struggle with UW’s commitment to abortion.
The Madison Surgery Center board voted to allow late-term abortions at
a February 2009 meeting. The Madison Surgery Center is a joint
partnership between Meriter Hospital, the University of Wisconsin
Hospital and Clinics and the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation.
“We applaud the pro-life medical staff of the Madison Surgery Center
who spoke in public opposition to this plan,” said Peggy Hamill. “Wisconsin already has one late-term
abortion facility in Milwaukee, killing viable babies.
Wisconsinites oppose dragging our publicly-funded state university even
further into the abortion business.”
Since the late-term abortion plan was announced in January 2009,
Pro-Life Wisconsin has held countless prayer vigils,attended by
thousands; aired hundreds of pro-life television commercials in the
Madison area; tens of thousands of people signed a pro-life petition;
and hundreds boycotted the Madison Surgery Center. As long as UW
continues to advocate abortion, Pro-Life Wisconsin’s website NoUWabortions.com will remain a
virtual hub of resistance.
Read a news story from Jill Stanek here,
story from the Wisconsin
State Journal here,
article from LifeSiteNews here.
Pro-life news wrapup
– LifeSiteNews: Doctor details the grisly world of fetal body
here to read more.
– Unconstitutional: A Virginia federal judge rules against
Obamacare. Read more here.
Parenthood is planning a new
mega-abortuary in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Read here.
Wisconsin Milwaukee County will
Rally for Life on January 15, 2011.
Three Holy Women - St. Rita's campus, 1601 N. Cass St., Milwaukee, WI.
8:10 a.m. Rosary. 8:30 a.m. Mass with Fr. James Kubicki, SJ as the main
celebrant. Prayer and witness at Affiliated Medical Services will
follow Mass. 10:30 a.m. Potluck continental breakfast at St. Rita's
(please bring a dish of treats to pass!) Questions? Call Pro-Life
Wisconsin at (262) 796-1111.
the Rosary once a
month on Saturday at 10:45 a.m. at Family Planning Health Services.
Call Ron Putzer at (715) 842-5368 to confirm date.
Lac County prays in front of
Planned Parenthood, 333 N. Peters
Ave., Fond du Lac, on the second Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. For information, call Ann at (920) 921-6062. A pro-life
Rosary is said at 8:30 a.m. before the 9 a.m. Mass each Saturday at St.
Mary's Church, Marquette St. at E. Merrill Ave., Fond du Lac.
prayer presence outside the Planned
Parenthood abortuary in Madison. Call Peter at (608) 256-0585 about
prayer dates and times.
Valley prays and
gives public witness against abortion
and contraception outside the Eau Claire Planned Parenthood (1231
Menomonie St.) every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the first
Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.
regularly on Saturday mornings at the
Affiliated abortion center in Milwaukee, between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
SIDEWALK COUNSELORS ARE NEEDED! If you can come pray or counsel women
entering the abortuary, please contact Peggy Hamill, (262) 796-1111, or
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
County invites you
to love your preborn neighbor as
yourself, by going out to the places where abortions are sold and
committed. Please plan to come and sidewalk counsel (beside the
driveway), pray and witness with signs. Abortions are scheduled from 8
a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Planned Parenthood Appleton
North on 3800 N. Gillett St.
County prays at
Planned Parenthood in Delavan, 312 S.
7th St., on Mondays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call Phil for more
information, (262) 742-3299.
other pro-lifers for monthly prayer
in front of the Planned Parenthood in Waukesha, 426 W. Main St. Prayer
gatherings will be held the fourth Saturday of every month at 10 a.m.
County gathers for prayer
witness every Monday from 4 p.m. to 5
p.m. at Family Planning Health Services, 522 State Road 82 # F, in
Mauston. Please call Richard Irwin, (608) 565-6706, for more
information. They meet every second Tuesday of the month at the Hatch
Public Library in Mauston at 7 p.m. in the Community Room.
consecrated our fight against Planned Parenthood
to Jesus through Mary. We pray every Saturday at 11 a.m. in front
of the Planned Parenthood facility, located at Roosevelt Road and 6th
Avenue in Kenosha. Please come and pray the Rosary, the Chaplet of
Divine Mercy, and other prayers with us. For more information contact
Karie Kinzler at email@example.com or at (262) 656-0301.
Wisconsin Racine for a prayer
vigil every Wednesday from 11 a.m.
until noon at the Racine Planned Parenthood, 832 Main St. All are
welcome to join with your presence or your prayers.
County Chapter of
Pro-Life Wisconsin encourages
people to come to the Rockford
abortion mill to pray, witness and counsel. The Northern
Illinois Women’s Center is located at 10th St and Broadway, Rockford,
Ill. Mothers seeking abortion enter between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10
a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. The Rosary begins at 9:30 a.m. followed
by the Divine Mercy Chaplet. For more information please call Mary Jane
Stephan (815) 624-2270 or (815) 670-1166. PLW Rock County is also on Facebook!
National March For Life Bus Trip:
Sponsored by Camp Angelus at Round Hill on the lower Chippewa River
Jan. 22 - 25, 2011. The bus trip will leave from Durand, Wis. on Jan.
22 at 6 a.m. and return Jan. 25. The cost is $275.00 per person &
includes 2 nights Quad Occupancy (Jan. 22 & 23). The trip includes
Mass at the National Shrine Church of the Immaculate Conception evening
Jan. 23 and the National March for Life the next day, Jan. 24. The
group will depart immediately after the march for Wisconsin. Limit 30
persons. Interested persons can make checks payable to: Round
Hill Corporation & send to: Brenda Bauer, Security National Bank,
212 West Prospect, PO Box 210, Durand, Wisconsin 54736. For more
information call: Brenda Bauer at 715-495-8503 or e-mail:
Bus Lines is operating a March for Life tour package departing Jan. 22 from Wausau, Wis. Tour
members can join Lamers in central Wisconsin, Madison and Milwaukee.
Wisconsin and overnight in Ohio.
1/23/11 >Boxed Breakfast on the Motor coach arriving in Washington
DC in time for the White House Rally at 3 p.m. Catholic Mass at our
hotel and overnight.
1/24/11 >Full American Breakfast Buffet at our hotel. Attend March
for Life Rally & March. Depart Washington DC overnight in Ohio.
1/25/11 > Deluxe Cont. Breakfast and return home.
A Lamers Tour Director is included to handle all the details. 3 nights
hotel accommodations, 3-breakfasts as listed. Fully insured. Double:
$319.00, Triple: $262.00, Quad: $236.00 & Single: $482.00 Call Jim
Derse at (800) 236-8687 ext 10417 to book your reservation and select
Archdiocesan Respect Life Mass – January 22, 2011: On Saturday, January 22, Archbishop
Listecki will preside at the Archdiocese’s observance of the National
Day of Penance and Prayer. The Archdiocesan Respect Life Mass will be
held at St. Frances Cabrini Parish in West Bend (1025 South 7th
Avenue). Seminarians from St. Francis de Sales Seminary will lead the
Rosary for Life at 10 a.m., followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. A reception
will follow. join in fellowship with Catholics from around the
Archdiocese as we pray in penance for violations to the dignity of the
human person committed through acts of abortion and for the full
restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life.
Pro-life Catholics in Berlin, Wis. gather outside the Oshkosh
Planned Parenthood the third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. for a
Rosary. Join them in praying for an end to abortion.
Holy Hour for the Unborn:
Parish, 8500 W. Cold Spring Rd., Greenfield,
Wis. We come together every fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 p.m.
to 8 p.m. to pray for the end of abortion. The church has 24 hours of
Adoration seven days a week. Contact Kathy Knaack with questions,
meets every Saturday morning at 6:45 a.m. to pray two Rosaries for
pro-life intentions before the 7:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mary's Catholic
Church in Pine Bluff, west of Madison.
Servants of Our Lady
of Guadalupe has a prayer
vigil every Monday at 4:30 p.m. in
Wisconsin Rapids on 8th St. by the Shopko mall to pray for the closing
of the Planned Parenthood. If you have any questions contact Will
Goodman at (608) 698-7443.
Servants of Our Lady
of Guadalupe has a prayer
vigil every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in
Stevens Point in front of the strip mall next to Family Video to pray
for the closing of Family Planning Health Services. If you have any
questions contact Jen Dunnett at (715) 340-2779.