March for Life 2016

March for Life Poster 2015 (003)-page-001 (1)JOIN US MAY 19TH FOR THE MARCH FOR LIFE!! This is our 17th annual gathering ! Our 2016 theme is "THE TRUTH THAT ENDURES: The Sanctity of All Human Life." We'll uphold the right to life of the unborn, more threatened than ever in our province. We'll also emphasize the preciousness of those who are sick, elderly or disabled - at risk from the imminent legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide. Graydon Nicholas is our keynote speaker. Hear an audio of his presentation on Bill C-14 to a Parliamentary committee in Ottawa last week. Armand and Gladys LeBlanc, parents two adult sons with disability, will express their concern over how euthanasia may affect people with disabilities. Dr. Steve Hart, chair of the board of Hospice Fredericton, will speak on the importance of good palliative care. Rev. Dr. Karl Csaszar will lead us in opening prayer. Most Rev. Robert Harris, Catholic bishop of Saint John, will offer a faith perspective. Andrea MacDonald, will share music and a personal testimony on the preciousness of unborn life. Martha Desmond will offer a testimony on the legacy of respect for life left in the Saint John community by her father, the late Dr. Joe MacDougall. A number of Members of the Legislative Assembly are expected to attend. We have invited the Hon. Victor Boudreau, Minister of Health, to hear our concerns and speak about what legalized euthanasia would mean for New Brunswick. Schedule of Events: Mass for Life: St. Dunstan's Church at 10 am. Prayer Rally: Brunswick Street Baptist Church at 9:45 Rally at the Legislature: Beginning at 11:30 am at the Legislature building. March begins at conclusion of the rally, reception to follow.

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