Days for Life: 298 babies saved and
a desperate backlash
40 Days for Life reports that nationwide, 298 babies have been saved so far
from abortion, and those are just the ones we know of. Six of those saved babies happened in Milwaukee! This weekend in Milwaukee also saw many
college pro-life groups turn out to pray at the abortion mill. Last Thursday
in Green Bay,
more than 30 people gathered to pray in the pouring rain in the middle of the
day. For these and many more blessings, we thank God.
40 Days for Life is observed in the Wisconsin area
in Milwaukee, Wausau,
Green Bay, Madison
and Rockford, Ill. For more information, go to 40daysforlife.com.
40 Days for Life runs until Sunday,
March 28 and they still need you to pray with them!
As positive proof that 40
Days for Life is working, the
Wisconsin Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and NARAL Pro-Choice
Wisconsin Foundation are striking back by intimidating pro-lifers and raising
money off their efforts. On the Web site
forty4forty.com, the logo encourages donations with the slogan, “Pledging
to end harassment… one picketer at a time.” This is not “choice,” nor is
it pro-woman nor pro-health. It is threatening. On the Web site,
Family Planning Health Services in Wausau and
the Madison Surgery Center,
both 40 Days for Life sites, are
Wisconsin Victory Fund PAC endorses Mark Gundrum for Waukesha County Circuit
The Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory
Fund political action committee (PAC) has proudly endorsed Mark Gundrum
for Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 2. Elected to the State
Assembly since 1998, Mark Gundrum has
twice been honored as PLW’s Legislator of the Year for his committed
leadership on behalf of preborn children. Mark’s legal background
includes serving as Chairman of the Assembly Judiciary Committee for seven
years, Vice-Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee for four years, judge
advocate general (JAG) officer in the Army Reserve for nearly a decade, and
local municipal prosecutor in Waukesha
County for seven years.
Deployed to serve in Iraq
in 2008, Mark served as a Rule of Law attorney working directly with Iraqi
judges to establish the rule of law in their fledgling republic.
Mark Gundrum’s broad
legislative and judicial experience coupled with his commitment to the
federal and state constitutions as written make him the only choice for
pro-life voters in the upcoming spring general election, which will be held Tuesday,
Mark Gundrum received his law degree from UW-Madison Law School
and his political science and economics degrees from UW-Madison. He is a
graduate of Waukesha
High School. Mark and
his wife Mary live in New Berlin
with their seven beautiful children. To learn more about Mark Gundrum’s
campaign for Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge, click here for his campaign Web site.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Victory Fund PAC supports candidates
for public office who demonstrate a commitment to protect each and every
innocent human life in all circumstances and at all stages of development –
from fertilization to natural death.
Scouts distribute Planned Parenthood sex guide at United Nations meeting
From Catholic Family
& Human Rights Institute (C-FAM):
The World Association of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides
hosted a no-adults-welcome panel at the United Nations last week where
Planned Parenthood was allowed to distribute a brochure entitled “Healthy,
Happy and Hot.” The event was part of the annual United Nations Commission on
the Status of Women (CSW) which concluded last week.
The brochure, aimed at young people living with HIV,
contains explicit and graphic details on sex, as well as the promotion of
casual sex in many forms… The brochure also tells students that national
laws requiring HIV-positive people to reveal their status to their partner(s)
“violate the rights of people living with HIV” and calls for advocacy to
“change laws that violate your rights.”
To read more, click here [warning: graphic
Planned Parenthood Los Angeles fundraiser garners support from
Last week, Bryan Kemper of Stand True
Ministries revealed that a number of businesses were supporting a Planned
Parenthood Los Angeles fundraiser. Businesses that donated to the Planned
Parenthood fundraiser included the Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen,
American Idol, Dr. Phil, Paula Deen, Fogo de Chao Steak House, Benefit
Cosmetics, Tiffany & Co., National
Baseball Hall of Fame, Opus One winery, Stags Leap winery, Callaway Vineyard,
La Jota Vineyard and many more. To view the list of donors, click here.
Since then, the Cheesecake Factory has
withdrawn their support of Planned Parenthood. To read an update from Stand
True Ministries (and a list of businesses to continue boycotting), click here. This victory is due to
pro-lifers speaking out! Make sure your voice is heard! Businesses may not
notice if you choose not to patronize them, but they will notice a letter or
phone call in opposition to Planned Parenthood.
Spring Awards Dinner
Above: Memorial to the Unborn at the Shrine of
Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Pro-Life Wisconsin’s Spring Awards Dinner will be held
Saturday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
(Visitor’s Center) in La Crosse,
Marie, FSGM, executive director of the Shrine, will give a keynote
presentation on the Memorial to the Unborn located at the Shrine. Sister
Christa Marie will discuss the vision behind, significance of and future
plans for this magnificent structure.
Awards will be presented for the legislator of the year
and activist of the year. Seats are $35 each. A limited number of seats are
available, so register soon!
To register, go to http://www.prolifewisconsin.org/files/2010AwardsDinner.pdf.
Good Friday Prayer
Wisconsin and Citizens for a Pro-Life Society for Good Friday Stations of
the Cross with procession to the Affiliated abortion mill.
At Three Holy
Women Parish - St. Rita's
1601 N. Cass St. Milwaukee
Friday - April 2, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Stations will begin at St. Rita's and proceed to the
Affiliated abortion mill. For more information, please call (877)
Dane County: Call Mark at (608) 335-9889 about prayer dates and
Pro-Life Wisconsin Chippewa 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.
Milwaukee County gathers 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 email@example.com for more information.
Pro-Life Wisconsin 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. Abortions are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday
through Thursday at Planned
Parenthood Appleton North on 3800
N. Gillett St.
PLW Walworth County holds regular prayer
vigils at the Planned Parenthood in Delavan, 312 S. 7th St. Please call Phil
for dates and times, (262) 742-3299.
Pro-Life Wisconsin Waukesha County will join other
pro-lifers for weekly 40 Days for Life prayer
in front of the Planned Parenthood in Waukesha,
426 W. Main St.
Prayer gatherings will be held the every Saturday during Lent from 11 a.m. to
Pro-Life Wisconsin Juneau 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.
Wisconsin Kenosha will observe 40 Days for
Life by praying the Rosary every weekday, Monday through Friday, at 4:30 p.m.,
beginning on Ash Wednesday, in front of Planned Parenthood in Kenosha, located
at Roosevelt Rd.
and 36th Ave. We
will continue to have our usual Saturday prayer vigil at 11 a.m. during Lent.
Contact Karie Kinzler at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 656-0301 for
Please join Pro-Life
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.
Chapter of Pro-Life Wisconsin encourages people to come to the
abortion mill to pray, witness and counsel. Called “NIWC,” 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
is also on Facebook – click here.
Vigil for Life of Madison: Join Fr. Rick Heilman, the Knights of Divine
Mercy, Students for Life of Madison and people throughout the Madison community as we pray the Stations of the Cross
outside the Madison
on Sunday, March 21 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Let's pray for an end to late-term
abortion plans at the MSC!
Appalachian Hike for Life:
Mark Kimble will be hiking 900 miles of the Appalachian
Trail this summer to benefit Pro-Life Wisconsin! Join him on
Friday, March 19 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Pine Bluff to hear more about this
inspiring story. Adoration will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by
dinner and Mark’s talk. Everything is free. RSVP for dinner to Jeanne at (608)
Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats
offer hope and healing for any person who has struggled with the emotional and
spiritual pain of abortion. Next retreat is April 16-18 in Madison.
Call (608) 821-3177 or email HelpForYou@straphael.org. Confidentiality
The March 27 "Catholic
Knights presents Living Our Faith" episode, hosted by Milwaukee
Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki, spotlights Holy Week: The Most Sacred Time of
the Year. Father Steve
Malkiewicz and Fr. Steve Lampe are guests on the show. Watch "Catholic
Knights presents Living Our Faith" Saturday, March 27, at noon, on WISN
TV 12. If you miss a show, every segment is available at www.livingourfaith.net.
Vicki Thorn, founder of
post-abortion healing ministry Project Rachel, will speak in Fond du Lac
at Holy Family Church
(271 Fourth St.
Way, the corner of Cty. K and T) on April 18 and April 19 at 7 p.m. Through
scientific studies, Vicki shows how men and women are inherently
different, yet built to compliment each other. Learn about the biochemistry
of sex, the problems of the sexual revolution and the fascinating science
of attraction. Gina Loehr, author of Real Women, Real Saints,
will discuss NFP.
A&A Alexandrina Center is proud to announce Alan Keyes as the
guest speaker for their first-ever Spring Gala in Green Bay. It will be held at the
KI Convention Center, on Saturday, April 17. For more information, go to aaalexandrinacenter.webs.com/springgala.htm.
The Shrine of Our Lady of
Guadalupe in La Crosse is having a solemn celebration in honor of St.
Gianna Molla on Sunday, April 25. Mass is at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. prayer and reflection
on St. Gianna and at 3 p.m., there will be veneration and installation of a
First Class Relic of St. Gianna. More information on the News and Events page
Sixth Annual Midwest Regional Bioethics Conference: Saturday, May 1 at the St. Francis Seminary (3257 S. Lake Dr., St. Francis, WI). Theme: Moral Limits of
Autonomy. Keynote Speaker: George Weigel.
For information, go to wisconsincma.org,
email email@example.com or call
40 Days for Life Milwaukee: Please
consider signing up for weekend time slots if you work during the week. Open
time slots still exist for weekdays... review and sign-up. Always dress
appropriately, keeping in mine the wind swirls and it's COLD. Sign up online at: www.vigilcalender.com/milwaukee/logon.
40 Days for Life Madison is observing 40 Days for Life outside the
Madison Surgery Center,
1 S. Park St.,
site of an approved late-term abortion facility. Go to vigilforlife.org
to get involved!
40 Days for
Life Wausau: All are invited to participate. Go to 40daysforlife.com/Wausau, where you
may sign up or receive further information. 40 Days for Life has been
very successful with life-saving results.
The St. Mary's Oratory Holy Name Society will pray the Rosary once a
month on Saturday at 10:45 a.m. at Family Planning Health Services. Please
call Ron Putzer at (715) 842-5368 to confirm date.
Cenacles of Life 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The Servants of Our Lady of Guadalupe: 2010 spring mission for life with the
missionary image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The replica image was touch to the
actual Tilma of St. Juan Diego. The stops on this tour will focus on the
importance of being in solidarity with the most defenseless of our brothers and
sisters, as well as standing with those generous individuals who are
witnessing to the cause of life through the 40 Days for Life campaigns in our
- Thursday March 18: Wausau 40 Days for Life site 3-4pm; St.
Mary's Shrine 5-7pm;
- Friday March 19: Madison
40 Days for Life site 3-4pm; St. Mary's in Pine Bluff 5-8pm;
- Saturday March 20: Milwaukee 40 Days for Life site 10am-11:30am;
Church of the Gesu 12-1pm;
- Tuesday March 23: Appleton
40 Days for Life site 3-4pm; St. Mary's Church in Greenville 5-7pm;
- Wednesday March 24: Stevens Point vigil site at "Family
Planning Health Services" 5:30-6pm;
- Friday March 26: Green Bay 40 Days for
Life site at 3-4pm; Relevant Radio Chapel 4:30-5pm;
- Saturday March 27: Marshfield;
Our Lady of Peace
- Monday April 5: Wisconsin Rapids "Planned
Parenthood" vigil site 4:30-5:15pm.
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