Nation Mourns the 40th
Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Forty years after Roe v. Wade,
over 55 million lives have been lost to the evil
of abortion. Pro-lifers around the state and
across the country are gathering to remember these
precious lives and to renew efforts to end
abortion once and for all.
Read our affiliate activities
and courtesy announcements
below for pro-life events in your area
commemorating the anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
Remember to pray for the 100% pro-life work of
Pro-Life Wisconsin---especially our personhood
efforts, which are essential to ending legal
abortion by recognizing the dignity and worth of
every human life from the moment of conception.
Pro-Life Wisconsin's State Director, Peggy Hamill,
will be attending the March for Life in Washington
D.C. this week, and she was recently
quoted in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's
Catholic Herald about the almost 2,000 more
Wisconsinites who will also be attending.
us for our Day at the Capitol in Madison
Join Pro-Life Wisconsin for our
2013 Day at the Capitol, featuring Gualberto
Garcia Jones of Personhood USA.
Legislative leaders will address the group,
followed by a session
on issues facing the state and ways pro-lifers
can make a difference in Wisconsin. At noon,
time will be set aside to visit the Capitol
and meet state representatives to discuss
issues related to life and the family.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Monona
Terrace in Madison
8-9 a.m. Check-in
9 a.m. Sit-down breakfast
Noon Capitol visits
here to register online or download
a flier. You MUST pre-register in order
Welcomes New Communications Director
Pro-Life Wisconsin is pleased to
announce the hire of Sam Guzman as
Communications Director. With a wide range of
experience in communications, Sam has worked in
such varied fields as broadcasting, non-profit
development, and web design.
A native Wisconsinite, Sam---along with his
wife, Laura, and baby son, Peter---looks forward
to defending life in the great state of
"There is no cause more important or more urgent
than protecting the sanctity of human life from
the moment of conception to natural death. I
look forward to furthering the 100% pro-life
mission of Pro-Life Wisconsin in the days
ahead," he said.
Loving the Unwanted:
Pro-Life Wisconsin Young Adult Volunteer
Featured on LifeSiteNews.com
Jay Egan, one of Pro-Life Wisconsin's young
adult volunteers, recently had a column featured
on LifeSiteNews.com. Take a moment to read
this insightful and extremely well written piece
about the goals and hopes of young pro-lifers.
Pro-Life Movement: Loving the Unloved, Wanting
Pro-life News Wrap Up
Milwaukee Countywill be
participating in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Holy
Hour for LIFE, Monday, January 21, at parishes
across the diocese, from 7 - 8 p.m. Prayer
and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament led by
deacons of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Visit www.johnpaul2center.org
for the nearest participating parish. PLW
Milwaukee will also participate in the Milwaukee
Archdiocesan Respect Life Masson
Tuesday, January 22nd,
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. Monica’s Catholic Church in Whitefish
Bay. Seminarians from St. Francis de Sales
Seminary will lead the Rosary for
Life at 6:30 p.m., followed
by Mass at 7:00 p.m. A reception will
follow. Come 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. Please click here
for an informational flyer.
PLW Dane County held a successful
rally to commemorate Roe v. Wade in Madison on
January 12. Read
Catholic Pro-Life Group: Roe v.
Wade Memorial on Tuesday, January 22
at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, 114 S. Church
(Bus. Hwy. 26). Rosary before 5:15 p.m. Mass,
Stations of the Cross after Mass, and light
refreshments to follow.
PLW Juneau County is having a March for
Life on Tuesday, January 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. at the Juneau County
Courthouse, 101 State Street, Mauston, WI.
Marchers will march around the courthouse,
peacefully and prayerfully for 40 minutes
holding signs or carrying candles. Reception
following at St. Patrick's Church basement,
401 Mansion Street, Mauston, WI. Questions?
Call Juneau County Life Chain Committee at
608-572-3176 or 608-547-3513.
St. Croix County will be
participating in the following events to
observe the anniversary of Roe v. Wade: The
40th Memorial of Roe v. Wade Prayer
Vigil on Tuesday,
January 22 from 8:30
am – 9:30 am at Planned
Vandalia Street St.
Paul, MN 55114, the Prayer Service for Life
on January 22 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and
the 2013 MCCL March for Life,
beginning at 12 noon on the Capitol
grounds in St. Paul on
PLW Racine Area
has a prayer vigil every Wednesday from
11:00 a.m until noon at the Racine Planned
Parenthood (832 Main St.) All are welcome
to join with your presence or your
Juneau County meets the second Tuesday of
the month at the Hatch Public Library Community
Room in Mauston at 7 p.m.
Walworth County will again begin their
Monday prayer vigils at Planned Parenthood in
Delavan in April. Contact Phil Cullen at
262-742-3299 for more information.
Marathon County prays the Rosary monthly
on a Saturday at 10:45 a.m. Please call Ron
Putzer at 715-842-5368 to confirm the date.
Fond du 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 or Julie at 920-923-0437. A
pro-life Rosary is also said Saturdays at 8:30
a.m. before the 9:00 a.m. Mass at St. Mary's
Church ( Marquette St. at E. Merrill Ave,Fond du
for Life - PLW Dane County has a perpetual
presence on the sidewalks in from of Madison's
Planned Parenthood abortion facility (3706 Orin
Road.) Each day that Planned Parenthood is open
for business, at least two people will be
scheduled to be present on the sidewalk.
Mon.-Wed. (9 a.m.-11 a.m.), Thurs. (1 p.m. - 6
p.m.), and Fri. (1 p.m.-3 p.m.) Individuals or
groups are needed to sign up for these two hour
shifts, especially on a monthly basis. Click
here to view the online scheduling calendar or
contact Elizabeth Weisshaar at
PLW Milwaukee County gathers
Saturday mornings at the Affiliated abortion
center (1428 N. Farwell, Milw.) from 8 a.m. -
10:30 a.m. Sidewalk counselors are needed! If
you can come pray or counsel women, contact
Peggy Hamill at 262-796-1111 ext. 11 or email
County Pro-Life Outreachprays in front of
Planned Parenthood (2108 Kohler Memorial Drive, Sheboygan) every
Thursday from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. For more
information call Sarah at 920-452-2759 or
Shannon at 920-457-8422. PLW
Outagamie 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 at Planned Parenthood
Appleton North (3800 N. Gillett St.)
Kenosha has consecrated our fight
against Planned Parenthood to Jesus through
Mary. You are invited to pray Saturdays at
11:00 a.m. in front of the Planned
Parenthood (Roosevelt & 36th Ave.)
Please come pray the Rosary, the Chaplet of
Divine Mercy and other prayers with us. For
more information, contact Karie Kinzler at
email@example.com or call her at
January 22, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic
Church will host a Day of Prayerful Remembrance
and Intercession for the anniversary of Roe v.
Wade. The church is located at 1110 1st Street
North, Wisconsin Rapids. This event includes holy
mass, opportunity for the Sacrament of
Reconciliation, exposition of the Blessed
Sacrament, the chaplet of Divine Mercy, stations
of the cross, benediction, a pro-life talk, and
more. Contact the parish at (715) 423-1351 for
Sunday, January 27, Dan Zeidler of Family
Life Council will give a pro-life talk at the St.
John the Evangelist Parish hall at 2pm. The church
is located at 8500 W. Cold Springs Road in
Greenfield, WI. A rosary will be prayed before the
talk beginning at 1:45pm.
In response to the USCCB's Nationwide Call for
Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage for
Life, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe La
Crosse has scheduled a Day of Prayer, Penance
and Pilgrimage for Life next Tuesday,
January 22, 2013.
All-Night Vigil of Reparation will be at
Gesu Church, 12th and Wisconsin in Milwaukee,
Friday and Saturday, February 1st and 2nd.
It opens Friday night with Mass at 8, followed by
a procession with the Blessed Sacrament and a holy
hour for life at 11 pm. Adoration, talks,
community prayers and confessions throughout the
night, concluding with First Saturday Mass at 5
a.m. Come for the opening Mass if you can; stay as
long as you like. If you need a ride or more
information, call 414-254-2790.
- Following the Shrine's 12:15pm Mass,
participants will be invited to gather at the
Memorial of the Unborn.
- At 1:00pm, Mr. Chris Ruff, Director
of the Office of Ministries & Social
Concerns for the Diocese of La Crosse, will
give a short pro-life reflection talk.
- At about 1:15pm, the Friars will
lead the Chaplet of Divine Mercy.
- Opportunity for Confession is available an
hour before Mass and following Mass.
- Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament begins at
3:30pm, with recitation of the Rosary and the
praying of Vespers led by the Friars.
Benediction is at 4:25pm.
of Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer Vigils
at 4:30 p.m. in Wisconsin Rapids
8th Street by the Shopko mall to pray for the
closing of Planned Parenthood. Questions?
Contact Will Goodman at 608-698-7443 or Jen Dunnett at
third Monday of every month in Berlin
at All Saints Catholic Church there is a Rosary
for life at the church's monument for the unborn
after the 5:15 p.m. Mass. Everyone is welcome.
- Tuesdays 3-4 p.m. in Winona,
MN in front of Semcac, and
abortifacient delegate of Planned
Parenthood. Questions? Contact Will
Goodman at 608-698-7443 or Jen Dunnett at
- Wednesdays 4-6 p.m. in La
front of Options(corner of Caledonia and
St. Paul Streets. Questions? Contact Jen
Dunnett at 715-340-2779 or
- Wednesdays 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. Questions? Contact Jen Dunnett
at 715-340-2779 or via email
- Fridays in Madison
-12:10 p.m. mass at St.
Patrick followed by prayer and
counseling at Planned Parenthood on Orin
Road (around 12:50 p.m.)Around 4 p.m.,
driving to Holy Redeemer for holy hour
and optional dinner. Questions? Contact
Will Goodman at 608-698-7443 or Jen
Dunnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
in Kenosha at St. Mary's Catholic Church
(7307 40th Ave.) there is an 8:00 a.m. Mass,
followed by a Rosary procession to nearby Planned
Parenthood. For more information call Monica at
262-515-3132 or Laura at 262-358-0705.
from 6-6:30 p.m.in West BendThe pro-life
group at St. Frances Cabrini Parish meets at
Planned Parenthood (532 Shepherd's Drive on the
west end of town about 1 1/2 miles west of Hwy. 45
and W. Washington St.-a.k.a. Hwy. 33. It's in a
mall on the north side of the street.