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40 Days for Life kicks off in Dayton

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

DAYTON DEANERY — A group of men women and children came together in front of the Women’s Med Center in Dayton Sept. 20 to help kick off the national 40 Days for Life campaign.

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Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk blesses the rosary of Elizabeth Deddens. (CT/E.L. Hubbard)

They gathered to sing and pray as part of an outreach effort that will occur simultaneously in communities across the country. The 40-day effort, which runs through Nov. 1, will feature prayer, fasting, special programs, educational outreach and peaceful vigils at abortion clinics. Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk led a recitation of the rosary before the start of the rally.

For more information about 40 Days for Life and schedule of events, visit http://www.40daysforlife.com/dayton/.

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