Prayer Vigil Planned on Anniversary of the Roe V. Wade Court Decision

January 22, 2014, marks the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe V. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The Diocese of Palm Beach and Catholic Charities Respect Life Office  will hold the diocese's annual prayer vigil at the old courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach (corner of 3rd and N. Dixie) on this day. Join Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito and other faithful  as we gather in prayer for the protection of the unborn child. Bishop Barbarito will lead us in the rosary.


This event is sponsored by Catholic Charities Respect Life Office. More details and parking instructions are available on the Events Calendar. View more information, including map instructions


To view other pro-life prayerful events planned in January, please view our Events Calendar



On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Catholic Bishops of Florida released a statement encouraging the faithful to be pro-life and support unborn children. The statement is available below in English. To read the statement in Spanish, or to print the statements in PDF format, please click here


Category Tag(s): 2014 Press Releases