Mining Lesson

Valle Catholic School held a pro  life prayer service on Thursday, January 22, 2015 to coincide with members of the Valle Catholic family participating in the 42nd Annual  March for Life in Washington DC which commemorates the 1973 Supreme Court  decision that legalized abortion.

Valle Catholic pro life prayer serviceValle students gathered around the pro life statue in the courtyard  of the Church of Ste. Genevieve. The statue, donated in memory of  Charles “Bud” Tlapek, has the inscription: “A voice was heard in Ramah,  lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel weeping for her children, and she would not be consoled, since they were no more.” Matthew 2: 18-19.

pro life statue

Prayers were read from the letter of Paul to the  Colossians and a pro life litany was recited requesting prayers for all  those affected by the tragedy of abortion. Special prayers were said for the safety of the Valle Catholic High School students, parents, and staff in Washington  DC.

The prayer service closed with a blessing by Father Greg Klump and the singing of “Isaiah  49: I Will Never Forget You”.

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