Hundreds of people participated in the Walk for Life sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Life and Family Sunday, Sept. 28 in Philadelphia. Participants heard talks by speakers, marched several blocks to the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, prayed a holy hour and attended Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Steven Bozza, director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Life and Family, leads the rally before the Walk for Life Sunday, Sept. 28 in Philadelphia.
Lara Miller (left) and Meghan Dietzler attend the rally from St. Joseph’s University.
Students from St. Lucy and Archbishop Ryan School for the Deaf sing a song during the rally.
Father Frank Pavone, executive director of Priests for Life.
The young ladies from Msgr. Bonner-Archbishop Prendergast High School add their enthusiasm to the Walk for Life.
People participating in the rally at Love Park in center city listen to a speaker.
Katherine O’Morchoe from center city Philadelphia.
Aisha White, Colana Tymes, Hailey White attend the rally from St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Philadelphia.
Bobby Schindler from the Terri Schiavo Life and Hope Network speaks on “Protecting our Medically Vulnerable Brothers and Sisters.”
Jessica Grono, who has cerebral palsy, speaks about how to live life to the full.
Archbishop Carroll High School student Rebecca Weber (left), who is visually impaired, is excited to meet Jessica Grono after she spoke on “Living Life to Its Fullest.”
Giovanna Romero from Latinos Por La Vida speaks on “Movilizando a Los Latinos Para Defender La Vida.”
Holly Wright (right) and other members of Latinos Por La Vida traveled from New York City for the walk.
From left, Amir Coleman, Louis Alicea representing Our Lady of Confidence School, Leilani Coleman and Elsa Alicea representing Holy Innocents School.
Enya Herdsman (left), in her walk T-shirt, with Merilda Morgan attend from St. Raymond Parish in Philadelphia.
Juanita Mason sings along with one of the choirs as they perform.
From left, Catie Payne, Alyssa Sanchez and David Sao from The Culture Project spread the word using a visual aide.
Marchers leaves Love Park and head west on JFK Boulevard.
Marchers walk up 18th Street in Philadelphia toward the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Sunday, Sept. 28 for the Walk for Life rally.
The walkers arrive at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Father Dennis Gill incenses the Most Blessed Sacrament at the beginning of the Eucharistic Adoration holy hour.
Jeanine Baker from SS. Phillip and James Parish in Exton prays for life during the holy hour.
William Brothers prays along with his father David from St. Laurence Parish in Upper Darby after the walk.
Holly Wright from New York City prays during the holy hour before Mass.
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