Pro-Life

Helena Szakowski | pro.life@stmarysottawa.ca

St. Mary’s Pro-Life Ministry communicates parish opportunities to actively participate in annual events locally, i.e., National March for Life, Life Chain, and 40 Days for Life campaigns, as well as directs inquiries to spiritual, educational, political, and social support resources regarding life issues.


40 Days for Life

September 27 – November 5

  • Prayer, fasting and peaceful witness at 600+ abortion mills world-wide 
  • Thousands of babies’ lives saved since the first campaign in 2004  
  • Moving society from a Culture of Death into a Culture of Life

What is 40 Days for Life?

Key Dates

Sunday, September 24, 4 pm: Kick-Off Rally, Queen & Bank Streets
Sunday, October 15, 4 pm: Mid-Point Rally, Queen & Bank Streets
Sunday, November 5, 6 pm: Closing Rally, Queen & Bank Streets


St. Mary’s Parish Prayer Vigil Day

Let us gather as a St. Mary’s community to pray for an end to abortion.

Saturday, October 28th
Southwest Corner of Queen Street at Bank Street
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM