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March for Life - Washington, DC

Posted by Jeanine Jelinek on January 27, 2017 at 12:05 PM

Abbot Austin attends the 2017 March for Life in Washington, DC, with students from Benet Academy. "With nearly 100 Benet students in Washington, DC, for the March for Life tomorrow. Keep us in your prayers!" (Abbot Austin's Facebook post.)

On the trip out to D.C with students from Benet Academy.

The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

On the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

In front of the St. John Paul II Shrine.

"In the St. John Paul II Shrine. This opened around 2001 when I was a seminarian down the street. However, it's been redone and much improved, which was good to see." (Abbot Austin's Facebook post.)

At a Catholic youth rally on the eve of the March for Life.

Benet Academy alumnus ('05), Fr. Conrad Murphy, preaches the homily at the Mass4Life in the Verizon Center, the morning of the March for Life. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC.

March for Life 2017

"Some shots during the March. The Benet students stayed together, did chants, sung songs, and prayed the Rosary during the March. They did a great job and were a great witness. I was proud to march with them. — in Washington, District of Columbia." (Abbot Austin's Facebook post.)

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