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January 20, 2015 - More than 850 Pilgrims To Depart Boston for March for Life; Video narrated by the Cardinal released

 

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Tomorrow morning (Wednesday, January 21, 2015), more than 850 pilgrims from across the Archdiocese of Boston, will be departing for the March for Life which will take place this Thursday in Washington, DC.
 
Video with the Cardinal released  
 
In advance of the annual event, the Archdiocese is releasing the following video with commentary  by the Cardinal: March for Life Video 2015
 
Departure Information  
 
Three locations where there will be significant numbers departing, which media are invited to cover:
 
  • Cardinal Spellman HS,738 Court Street, Brockton (200 attendees departing)   
  • Pastoral Center, 66 Brooks Dr, Braintree (100 attendees departing)   
  • St. Patrick’s School, 131 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Roxbury (50 attendees departing)   
Groups will gather at these sites at 5:30am and depart on buses at 6:00am.   
 
 
On the ground coverage  
 
For live, up to the minute coverage from Archdiocese of Boston March for Life, follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BostonCatholic and Twitter https://twitter.com/bostoncatholic  
 
Please share and retweet our posts to further spread the message of this powerful witness from the youth of our parishes.  Be part of the action by tweeting #WhyWeMarch and #Bos4Life. 
 
Follow the Cardinal and our pilgrims along the March route on Thursday  
 
George Martell will be ”live” photo posting to www.bostoncatholicphotos.com over the three day period, uploading photos within a minute from them actually being taken. This process will allow non-attending pilgrims to follow along with the over 850 pilgrims from Boston in an almost real-time format. He will also be shooting video and plans to upload a short video highlighting that day’s activities to www.bostoncatholicvideos.com. 
 
Live streaming video will be uploaded if the internet connection allows over the course of each day and followers of the Archdiocese of Boston Facebook page (www.facebook.com/bostoncatholic) will be notified as this happens.
 
CatholicTV broadcasts  
 
CatholicTV will air LIVE the Opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life on Wednesday January 21 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at 6:30pm with Cardinal Sean O’Malley as principal celebrant.
 
CatholicTV will also be airing LIVE at 7:30am on Thursday January 22nd the Closing Mass for the Solemn Prayer Vigil for Life with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz as principal celebrant.
 
On its LIVE show “This is the Day” on Friday January 23 CatholicTV will have  a discussion about the March showing some of the footage taken during the March.
 
In addition there will be a segment on the Boston groups experience at the March for “This is the Day” on Tuesday January 27 which will include the interviews and footage gathered at the March.