Diocesan parishes attend Chicago's March for Life
Members of St. Patrick Parish in St. Charles hold their signs at the March for Life in Chicago Jan. 15. St. Patrick’s was among several parishes from the Rockford Diocese to send representatives to Illinois’ annual pro-life march. (Photo provided)
Parishioners from St. Joseph in Aurora gather with thousands of others at the March for Life Chicago, Jan. 15 at the Federal Plaza in Chicago. Among the group were (front, from left) Carl Brasic, Ann Brasic, Cathy Brasic, Jacob Moore, Gina Allen, Judy Cicero, Darlene Jungles, Isabel Renteria, Ann Renteria, Linda Higgs, Tim Higgs and (back) Saeed Martinez. (Photo provided)
Catholics from St. Peter Parish in Geneva joined Kathy Berkes (left) from the diocesan Life and Family Evangelization Office, and about 4,000 others for the fourth annual March for Life in Chicago. Illinois Right to Life reported “a balmy 35 degrees” for the event. (Photo provided)
Members of St. Mary Parish in Oregon rode a bus into the city to join the march. According to Illinois Right to Life, people also came from Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Minnesota and Ohio. (Photo provided)
January 19, 2017

Parishes from around the Rockford Diocese participated in the March For Life in Chicago, Jan. 15.

Representatives from St. Patrick, St. Charles; St. Peter Parish, Geneva; St. Mary Parish, Oregon; and St. Joseph, Aurora, joined thousands of other Pro-Life supporters at the Federal Plaza in Chicago.

According to Illinois Right to Life, people came from Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio.