As we are two weeks from the National March for Life in Washington, DC, there are some important updates. With the controversial proof of vaccination at the door coming to the scene at restaurants across the country, especially taking effect in DC on January 15th, we will outline updates on the front of the annual event. As of now, the rally is still on. We will continue to monitor the situation.
MARCH FOR LIFE EXPO
Due to the proof of vaccination proof, the expo held on the 20th and 21st will be canceled. Read more here.
EDIT: National March Catholic Speed Dating All Ages 21&Up
National March Catholic Speed Dating All Ages 21 & Up is 12 Noon to 2PM Eastern Time in person Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at Crafthouse Arlington, 901 N. Glebe Road #105 in Arlington (10-15 minute train ride from DC to the Ballston-MU stop).
No vaccine proof is required though masks are likely required when not sitting.
By Train: 10-15 minute train ride from DC to Arlington on the silver and orange lines to the Ballston-MU stop. From the Ballston-MU stop, take a left onto the street off the escalator, walk three blocks and you’ll see the Marymount University building, then look to your left and you’ll see Crafthouse Arlington ~ ADDRESS: 901 N Glebe Rd #105, Arlington, VA 22203 ~ PHONE: 571-483-0421.
Ask for the National March Catholic Speed Dating. Payment in advance is required online for the $30 price at the All States rectangle tab at www.DenverCatholicSpeedDate.com; Or pay $40 cash or check only at the door or by $40 to Venmo to @Anna-Basquez if paying after 11am 1/20/22. Cost includes heavy appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks like sodas/teas/lemonades only. Alcohol is extra and on your separate tab.
All Ages: everyone meets everyone for a brief time but those paid in advance can submit their age to be kept private to BasquezA@aol.com so we can start them in the right section.
Before the March January 20th
If planning to arrive the day before, there will be a peaceful rally outside of Planned Parenthood at 9 AM 1225 Fourth Street NE Washington, DC 20002.
The Opening vigil Mass at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Mass begins at 5:30PM. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Holy Hour will follow at 7:30 PM.
Closing Mass for Life will be at 8 AM.
Prayer Service 8:30 AM at DAR Constitution Hall
Pre-March Rally/Concert 11:30 AM. The rally begins at noon
The March commences at 1 PM and ends at 4 PM.
Traditional Latin Mass for Nellie Gray will take place, St. Mary Mother of God, 727 Fifth Street, NW at 3:30 PM.
March for Life Rose Dinner Renaissance Hotel 999 9th St NW at 6 PM. Fr. Mike Schmitz will be the guest speaker.
National Pro-Life Summit hosted by Students for Life of America. Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert Street from 9 AM to 5:30 PM. Visit here to register for the event. Dr. Monique Ruberu, Damon Owens, and Toni McFadden will be speaking at the event.
More updates will become available. Please plan accordingly.