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News January 24, 2013


Closing Mass of National Prayer Vigil for Life to be broadcast live on EWTN (1/25 - 6:30 A.M.)

The EWTN Catholic Network will be broadcasting the Closing Mass Of The National Prayer Vigil for Life tomorrow, January 25th at 6:30 A.M. from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Bishop Kevin Farrell of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas will be the celebrant and homilist.

The National Prayer Vigil for Life is an all-night pro-life prayer vigil held on the eve of the March for Life each January. Over 20,000 pilgrims from across the nation pray through the night for an end to abortion and a greater respect for all human life. It is held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

The vigil schedule includes the Opening Mass celebrated in the Great Upper Church. Prayer continues throughout the night with the National Rosary for Life, Night Prayer and Holy Hours for Life. The following morning, the prayer vigil concludes with Morning Prayer, Benediction and the Closing Mass the next morning.

The EWTN Catholic Network will be broadcasting the Closing Mass Of The National Prayer Vigil for Life tomorrow, January 25th at 6:30 A.M. CST from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Bishop Kevin Farrell of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas will be the celebrant and homilist.

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