Fall 2022 | Sept 28 - Nov 6

Worcester Campaign

Worcester, MA United States
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Vigil Location

On the sidewalk (public right-of-way) in front of Planned Parenthood at
470 Pleasant St. Worcester, MA

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Notes

Parking is available at Blessed Sacrament Parish at 555 Pleasant St. and on Hudson and Dewey Streets.  For those with limited mobility, the parking closest to the vigil site is at the corner of Pleasant and Hudson Streets.  DO NOT park in the lot of the medical building at 475 Pleasant St. or your car may be towed.  Please DO NOT park in the Problem Pregnancy lot during their business hours: M, T, W, 10-4, Th 9-3, F 9-noon.

The closest public restroom facilities are at Dunkin' Donuts, 211 Chandler St. (on the corner of Mason and Chandler), about a block and a half from the vigil site and at the Gulf gas station at the corner of Park and Pleasant (which you can see from the vigil site).

To participate in this campaign, you must agree to the Statement of Peace.  It is displayed to the right under RESOURCES. 

When praying on the sidewalk, be sure not to block any foot traffic or entrance to Planned Parenthood.

CRISIS PREGNANCY?  Call Problem Pregnancy (508-507-8378) or Clearway Clinic (508-438-0144) in Worcester, First Concern (978-365-9817) in Marlboro & Clinton, or CareNet (978-342-4244) in Fitchburg for free help and support.

HURTING FROM PAST ABORTION?  Call or text Kathy at Silent No More/Surrendering the Secret (508-397-7280) to find out about healing resources.

BABY SAFE HAVEN:  Drop off a newborn you are unable to care for at any hospital, police station, or manned fire station in Massachusetts.  Or call 1-877-796-HOPE (4673) or 1-888-510-BABY (2229) for support.


Local events
Holy Hour for Life

Tuesday, October 4th

There will be a Holy Hour for Life and for the success of the 40 DFL campaign held from 7-8pm.

Address: St. Mary's Parish, corner of Main and Summer Streets Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Time: 7:00 PM

Mass in reparation for the sin of abortion

Wednesday, October 5th

The 9am Mass at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden in Worcester will be offered each Wednesday of the campaign in reparation for the sin of abortion and for a greater respect for life. There will also be a Rosary at 8:40am prior to the Mass. Enter through the side door at the end of the rectory driveway. Church is on the 2nd floor.

Address: Sacred Heart-St. Catherine Parish, 596 Cambridge Street Worcester, MA 01610

Time: 9:00 AM

Prayer Hour with St. Francis of Assisi Parish

Tuesday, October 11th

Fr. James Callahan from St. Francis of Assisi Parish will be leading prayer from 11-noon.

Address: across from Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Time: 11:00 AM

Mass in reparation for the sin of abortion

Wednesday, October 12th

The 9am Mass at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden in Worcester will be offered each Wednesday of the campaign in reparation for the sin of abortion and for a greater respect for life. There will also be a Rosary at 8:40am prior to the Mass. Enter through the side door at the end of the rectory driveway. Church is on the 2nd floor.

Address: Sacred Heart-St. Catherine Parish, 596 Cambridge Street Worcester, MA 01610

Time: 9:00 AM

Mass for the intention of an end to abortion

Wednesday, October 12th

The Mass on Oct. 12th at 6pm will be offered for the intention of the end to abortion. St. John's also has a weekly pro-life Holy Hour, every Friday at 9am. All are welcome.

Address: St. John, Guardian of Our Lady, 80 Union St. Clinton, MA 01510

Time: 6:00 PM

Rosary with the Bishop/Latin Rosary

Thursday, October 13th

Bishop McManus will lead us in the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet. Afterward, the Brothers, Sisters, and students from the IHM community will lead us in praying the Rosary in Latin.

Address: outside Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Time: 11:00 AM

International Rosary

Saturday, October 15th

Each decade of the Rosary will be prayed in a different language. The first half of each prayer will be led in e.g., Portuguese/Lebanese/Polish/Latin/etc. and the second half of the prayer (the response from the assembled group) will be prayed in English. If you would like to lead a decade in a particular language, please let us know.

Address: outside Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Time: 10:00 AM

Rosary with Prince of Peace Parish

Tuesday, October 18th

Prince of Peace Parish will be covering from 11-noon. Fr. Chalmers will be leading the Rosary.

Address: across from Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Time: 11:00 AM

Mass in reparation for the sin of abortion

Wednesday, October 19th

The 9am Mass at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden in Worcester will be offered each Wednesday of the campaign in reparation for the sin of abortion and for a greater respect for life. There will also be a Rosary at 8:40am prior to the Mass. Enter through the side door at the end of the rectory driveway. Church is on the 2nd floor.

Address: Sacred Heart-St. Catherine Parish, 596 Cambridge Street Worcester, MA 01610

Time: 9:00 AM

Mass in reparation for the sin of abortion

Wednesday, October 26th

The 9am Mass at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden in Worcester will be offered each Wednesday of the campaign in reparation for the sin of abortion and for a greater respect for life. There will also be a Rosary at 8:40am prior to the Mass. Enter through the side door at the end of the rectory driveway. Church is on the 2nd floor.

Address: Sacred Heart-St. Catherine Parish, 596 Cambridge Street Worcester, MA 01610

Time: 9:00 AM

Mass in reparation for the sin of abortion

Wednesday, November 2nd

The 9am Mass at Sacred Heart-St. Catherine of Sweden in Worcester will be offered each Wednesday of the campaign in reparation for the sin of abortion and for a greater respect for life. There will also be a Rosary at 8:40am prior to the Mass. Enter through the side door at the end of the rectory driveway. Church is on the 2nd floor.

Address: Sacred Heart-St. Catherine Parish, 596 Cambridge Street Worcester, MA 01610

Time: 9:00 AM

Day 40 Rosary

Sunday, November 6th

Fr. Becker will lead us in the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet followed by Adoration in the Problem Pregnancy chapel.

Address: outside Planned Parenthood, 470 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01609

Time: 3:00 PM

Leader Contact Info

Pauline Morris

(508) 479-5425

+15084795425

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Resources

Fall 2022 Daily Prayer Intentions

Fall 2022 Flyer

Massachusetts' Baby Safe Haven information

Statement of Peace

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