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2015 March for Life Buses


Below is a list of buses and contact people for transportation to the Jan. 22 March for Life in Washington, D.C.


March for Life 2014Allegheny County

Monroeville: St. Bernadette Parish, Sue Knechtel, 412-370-0181


Armstrong County

Kittanning: Cottage Hill Church, Matthew Clyde, 724-859-8748


Fayette County

Champion/Donegal: Christian Family & Children Center, Merl Skinner, 724-455-2122, ext. 340


Indiana County

Clymer: Church of the Resurrection Parish, Father Timothy J. Kruthaupt, 724-254-3041 (van)

Indiana and Strongstown: Ray Yarnell, 724-840-8660


Westmoreland County

Avonmore/Delmont: Sts. Ambrose and John Baptist de La Salle parishes, Bob and Anna Marie Stackiewicz, 724-689-5292

Greensburg/Jeannette: St. Paul and Ascension parishes, Paul Whalen, 724-836-3096

Latrobe: Holy Family Parish, Shari Lewis, 724-537-4456

Murrysville: Mother of Sorrows Parish, 724-733-8870

New Kensington: St. Mary of Czestochowa Parish, George Pecoraro, 724-335-8212 or 724-337-1030

North Huntingdon: St. Agnes Parish, Charles Cleaveland, 724-863-1151


Colleges and High Schools

Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School, Scott Procko, 724-628-5600

Greensburg Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School, John McFarland, 724-834-0310 (Youth Rally)

Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, 724-903-2869 (Youth Rally)

Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, Brother Matthew Lambert, 724-532-6653 (Youth Rally)


Information provided by People Concerned for the Unborn Child. For additional information, call Mary Lou Gartner, 412-793-0807

The Pro Life Office promotes a culture of life through:

V  Parish prayers for inspiration and renewal

V  Parish leadership training and network development

V  Community education projects

V  Support for community service programs

V  Legislative advocacy efforts

Some resource information on each of the following topics is available through the Pro Life and Social Ministry Office. This information is not exhaustive, nor is the list intended to be all inclusive. The list includes examples of several advocacy issues addressed by Catholic Advocacy groups. For more information, contact us. 

ü  Abortion

ü  Adoption

ü  Capital punishment: PA bishops statment

ü  Child abuse

ü  Child support

ü  Crime prevention advocacy

ü  Crisis pregnancy

ü  End of life issues

ü  Education and formation issues

ü  Environmental stewardship

ü  Genetic testing

ü  Health care funding

ü  Human embryonic experimentation/ fetal experimentation

ü  Immigration

ü  Imprisonment

ü  Labor rights

ü  Living wills/medical directives/health care powers of attorney

ü  Marriage: USCCB resources & PCC resources

ü  Mental health issues

ü  Natural Family Planning/CM-BBT

ü  Physical challenges/rights of persons with disabilities

ü  Poverty/ food and shelter issues

ü  Prenatal health care

ü  Project Rachel

ü  Race/ethnicity issues

ü  Reproductive technologies

ü  Senior enrichment/elder care

ü  Sexuality

ü  Stem cell research

ü  Surrogate pregnancy

ü  Warfare

ü  Welcoming the community newcomer

v  For more information on promoting a culture of life, please contact the director of Pro Life and Social Ministry.


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