January 22 marks the 38th memorial date of the infamous Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision which stripped away legal protection for the unborn. The Bishops of Florida have issued a statement coinciding with the 38th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, 201 and are available for download in English and Spanish. 55 million lives have been lost since 1973. Consider attending on the following events taking place around the diocese to remember this day.
- January 21, 2011: Candlelight Prayer Vigil followed by rosary and divine mercy chaplet: Immaculate Heart of Mary (10670 SE Mericamp Rd., Ocala) beginning at 6:30 p.m.
- January 22, 2011: Memorial Prayer Vigil at: Planned Parenthood (726 S. Tampa Avenue, Orlando) from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
- January 22, 2011: Candlelight Prayer Vigil at Daytona County Courthouse (City Island, Daytona Beach) beginning at 6 p.m.
To read the Florida Bishops statement on this anniversary, see: www.flacathconf.org/lifeanddeath/abortion/index.php.