|Day at the Capitol a Success!
March 7, Pro-Life Wisconsinites from all over the state gathered at the Monona Terrace in Madison for our Day at the Capitol. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast, and while we ate, our keynote speaker, Gualberto Garcia Jones of Personhood USA, got us fired to up to continue the personhood fight in Wisconsin. He reminded us that personhood is ultimately about building a culture of life, and the right time to do the right thing is always right now.
Woman Conceived in Rape Fights Rape Exceptions
Personhood USA spokesperson
As UN delegates in closed rooms debated language regarding access to abortion for women who have been violated, two women at an event blocks away presented a powerful argument for breaking the cycle of violence by rejecting abortion even when the child’s conception is the result of rape.
When people say that women pregnant by rape should get an abortion, “I can tell you that it hurts,” said Rebecca Kiessling. She was conceived in a brutal rape. “But I do understand that people don’t put a face to this issue. For most it is just a concept.”
From Conception to Birth: Visualized
Alexander Tsiaras, a mathematician and medical imaging expert, shares the miracle of life in this TED talk. Mr. Tsiaras uses words like "miracle", "magic", "divinity", and "beyond human comprehension" to describe the development of life in the womb.
Holy Week holds special significance for pro-lifers who gather in front of abortion clinics to pray the Stations of the Cross. As in years past, Pro-Life Wisconsin and our affiliates will be holding pro-life Stations of the Cross in memory of all those lost to abortion and for all those grieving a loss.
Milwaukee: On Good Friday, March 29 at 9 a.m. Stations will be said at St. Rita’s Parish, 1601 N. Cass St., Milwaukee, with procession to the Affiliated abortion mill.
La Crosse: March 22 at 5 p.m., Stations will be said at Options Clinic, Caledonia St., followed by a soup supper at St. James the Less Parish.
Madison: Stations will be said by Fr. Rick Heilman, 10 a.m. on March 29 at Planned Parenthood, 3706 Orin Rd. in Madison. For more details, visit
Pro-Life Wisconsin affliates around the state will be saying stations of the cross at their respective parishes. For more information, call 262-796-1111.
You’re invited to join other Christians in Stevens Point for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion –continues through March 24 outside Family Planning Health Services, 200 Division St, Stevens Point. If you’d like more information, please contact Jen Dunnett at firstname.lastname@example.org, 715-340-2779 or go to the website:
PLW Wausau will hold a 40 Days for Life Vigil this Spring through March 23rd, we are asking for prayer volunteers. We are asking for peaceful prayers to volunteer for one hour a week during Lent. For more information please contact Janet at 715 848-2174.
La Crosse 40 Days for Life meets outside of Options Clinic, Caledonia St., in La Crosse, Monday through Friday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. until March 22nd. To get involved, contact Elizabeth Garibaldi at 608-769-4014. A closing event will be held on March 22 at 5PM and will include Stations of the Cross at the Vigil site, followed by Soup Supper at St. James the Less Church in LaCrosse.
40 Days for Life Milwaukee continues through March 24 at 1428 N. Farwell Ave. in Milwaukee. To get involved, contact Dan Miller, Kerry Lawlor, or Pat McGartland at 262-424-8787, or visit
Sheboygan 40 Days for Life
meets at Planned Parenthood, 2108 Kohler Memorial Drive, until March 24
. To get involved, contact Sarah at
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 prayers.
Green Bay: Closing 40 Days for Life ceremony will be held March 22, followed by a Mass of Thanksgiving at 5pm, celebrated by Bishop David Ricken at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Special guests will include Shawn Carney and Steve Karlen of the 40 Days for Life Team. More information can be found at
PLW Juneau County meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Hatch Public Library Community Room in Mauston at 7 p.m.
PLW 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.
PLW 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.
PLW 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 Lac.)
Vigil for Life - PLW Dane County has a perpetual presence on the sidewalks in front of Madison's Planned Parenthood. 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 one hour or more. Click here to view the online scheduling calendar or contact Elizabeth Weisshaar at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLW Sheboygan County prays 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.)
PLW 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 262-646-0301.
Healing after Abortion - Rachel's Vineyard Retreats offer Hope and Healing for anyone who is struggling with the emotional and spiritual pain of abortion. The next retreat is April 12 - 14, near Madison. For information call Mary at 608-221-9593 or email: HelpForYou@straphael.org or visit
www.madisondiocese.org/rachel. Confidentiality is assured.
The 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.
Thursdays 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.
Thursdays from 6-6:30 p.m. in West Bend The 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.
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