The National March for Life - Ottawa, is upon us.
Thursday, May 11, 2023, is less than two weeks away.
Yes, the march is set for that day. Yet there is much more going on, six days of activities; consult the official web site for details - www.marchforlife.ca .
QLC Micro-Conference (in French)
Something New at the National March for Life - In addition to those activities, the Quebec Life Coalition is hosting a novel event - a micro-conference. Four speakers will give allocutions: QLC President Mr. Georges Buscemi, Mr. Jeff Gunnerson, president of Campaign Life Coalition, Ms.Tanya Patry, mother of Lily-Rose, and Ms. Lise Dufour. The latter two ladies will give personal testimonies.
When: Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 16h00 à 18h00
Where: Basement of Saint-Theresa church (95 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K2P 0H3).
Re Tanya Patry -- the mother of Lily-Rose, will share her testimony of how she came close to abort her child and what changed her mind. For a preview of her talk, go to the twentieth minute mark of the following video - Théovox.
Re Ms. Lise Dufour, she has recently published a book chronicling her abortion experience and the faith journey permitting her to mourn her loss. Her book, entitled J'ai avorté...par peur. Avec Lui, espérer encore. will be available for purchase.
The fifteen to twenty minute talks will be followed by a question period.
The gathering is free of charge, yet donations are always welcome.
After the event, a chartered bus will return day travelers to Montreal at 6:00 pm.
CHARTERED BUSES from Montreal
Two buses are chartered to bring Montrealers to the National March.
Departures (7:00 am)
- Downtown-Bonaventure (Tim Hortons, 895 de La Gauchetière Street West)
- Pointe-Claire (Reno Depot, 400 Brunswick Blvd., Pointe-Claire H9R 5X4)
- Bus no. 1: 4:00 p.m., Saint Theresa Church, 95 Somerset Street West
- Bus no. 2: 6:00 p.m., Saint Theresa Church, 95 Somerset Street West
To reserve a seat, call (438) 930-8643.
Cost: 60$ per person, 120$ per couple or family (couple + children under 18), 40$ students and seniors.
Quebec Life Coalition