March for Life (DC)

Breaking News About 2016 March for Life

PHOTO GALLERY of Orthodox Participation in the 2016 March for Life, Washington DC

Life Site Breaking News:
Opening Prayer Delivered by Metropolitan Evangelos of the Greek Orthodox Church
January 22, 2016

OCA Breaking News Article:
January 22, 2016

video of the Orthodox Participation in the March for Life - produced by the OCA 
Washington DC - Thursday, January 22, 2015

Orthodox Christian Participation in the
March for Life - Washington DC

2016 Itinerary

PLEASE NOTE: Orthodox Christians coming to the March for Life this Friday in Washington, D.C. will gather at the intersection of 17th and Constitution Avenue at noon, when the pre-life rally begins. Note, this is a different location than in years past, as the stage has been moved.

Friday, January 22, 2016
12:00 p.m. Rally - Orthodox gather at intersection of 17th and Constitution Ave.
1:00 p.m. March
3:00 p.m. (approx) Listen to Silent No More testimonies outside U.S. Supreme Court
3:30 p.m. Visit your Representative or Senator to advocate for life
If you are coming from out of town and want to meet up with the other Orthodox Christians who are 'regulars' at the March for Life, contact them in advance through their Facebook page: Orthodox March for Life.

Friday, January 22, 2016
Retreat begins following the March for LIfe
4:00pm Registration
5:00pm Akathist Service to Blessed Xenia of Petersburg
6:00pm Dinner
7:00pm Khouria Frederica Mathewes-Green

Saturday, January 23, 2016
9:00am Divine Liturgy
11:00am Brunch
12:30pm Fr. Chad Hatfield followed by group discussion
2:30pm Fr. Eric Tosi 
5:00pm Vigil followed by dinner and departure

St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral
3500 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington D.C. 20007

how much?
$50 for one night $100 for two nights

Archdeacon Joseph Matusiak

Khouria FREDERICA MATHEWES-GREEN, Pro-life Author and Speaker
Archpriest CHAD HATFIELD Chancellor, St. Vladimir’s Seminary
Archpriest ERIC TOSI Secretary, Orthodox Church in America
Hierodeacon HERMAN (MAJKRZAK) Liturgical music instructor, St. Vladimir’s Seminary

To Register for the Orthodox Young Adults Retreat


40th Anniversary of the March for Life on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Washington DC - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - attended by 650,000
video is less than 4 minutes and gives an excellent history of the March for Life

News coverage of the 2015 March for Life
Washington DC - Thursday, January 22, 2015
video is less than two minutes and interviews the group of youth that was chosen to carry the banner in 2015
The group that is chosen to carry the banner is typically a private Christian school group or youth organization.
Will we see the day that an Orthodox school or youth organization carries the banner?