Day 1: 40 Days for Life Begins

securedownload-1The 11th 40 Days for Life observance in Rockland began with a prayer service on Ash Wednesday at the Planned Parenthood Prayer Site, on Perlman Drive in Spring Valley.

Day 1 -1Prayers were led by  Fr. John Palatucci from St. Paul’s in Congers and Fr. Joseph Kuzhichalil from St. Margaret’s in Pearl River.

The 40 Days for Life is a national prayer campaign to end abortion. It is taking place in 261 cities this spring, including Spring Valley and White Plains.

The Rockland location is across from the Spring Valley Marketplace on public property on Perlman Drive near the Planned Parenthood office. The time is 9 am to 5 pm. From 6 pm to 8 am, prayer continues at the St. Gregory of Barbarigo Eucharistic Chapel in Garnerville.

Please come for one hour a week to pray for Life as a Lenten Sacrifice. Call 845-492-6709 or email