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March for Life


Rosemarie Banich


What Is The March For Life?

The March for Life is an annual pro-life rally protesting abortion, held in Washington D.C. on the anniversary of the January 22, 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Roe v. Wade case which legalized abortion for any reason throughout all nine months of pregnancy. The 2015 March for Life occurred on January 22, 2015. Organizers estimated 500,000 attendees. EWTN, the global Catholic television network, broadcasts live from the March for Life every year.

The Archdiocese of Miami organizes a trip to the March for Life each year for high school students with their schools, youth groups and/or young adults. The three-day itinerary includes attending the March for Life Mass and rally in Washington, D.C. the morning of the March, visits with elected officials (schedules permitting), visit to the Holocaust Museum, private Mass celebrated by Fr. Manny Alvarez at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and a nighttime tour of the capitol and monuments and more!

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Respect Life Miami

2020 Pilgrimage

Thursday, January 23, 2020 – Saturday, January 25, 2020

Join the Archdiocese of Miami Office of Youth and Young Adults on a pilgrimage to the National March for Life 2019 in Washington, DC.” To “Join the Archdiocese of Miami Office of Youth and Young Adults on a pilgrimage to the National March for Life 2020 in Washington, DC.

Pilgrimage includes:

  • Air fare
  • 2 nights at hotel
  • Accompanied by Spiritual Director, Fr. Manny Alvarez Daily Mass
  • One Group Meal
  • Visit to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception with private Mass
  • Visit to National Holocaust Museum
  • Visit elected officials on Capitol Hill (if available)
  • Nighttime tour of Washington DC monuments (optional-additional cost)

Pilgrimage cost is $500 for quad occupancy/$605 for double occupancy.

All minors (under 18 years old) must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Initial deposit of $175 holds your spot and is due by October 18, 2019; Final payment due on December 4, 2019.