Related Events

There are many events happening around Washington, D.C. surrounding the March for Life.  These events are not sponsored by the March for Life, but we wanted to make you aware of them during your trip to the Nation’s Capital.  Check back in the weeks leading up to the March for Life as related events are continually added to this page!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Planned Parenthood Protest

8:00 am-10:00 am

Gather for prayer and protest at the new mega Planned Parenthood killing center at 1225 Fourth Street NE, Washington, DC. Fr Frank Pavone, David Bereit, Bryan Kemper, Rev. Pat Mahoney, Fr. Stephen Imbarrato and other pro-life leaders and activists will speak and lead prayers. Find prayers to end the evils of Planned Parenthood at

Evangelicals for Life

EFL 2016 Logo-01Join the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and Focus on the Family for Evangelicals for Life, a major pro-life conference in conjunction with the March for Life. Evangelicals from across the country will gather at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, D.C., to be inspired and equipped by top speakers including Russell Moore, Jim Daly, David Platt, Charmaine Yoest, and Samuel Rodriguez. Registration is now open. When you register, you will also have the option of purchasing a ticket to the Evangelicals for Life Dinner on Jan. 26. Donations from the dinner will go toward placing ultrasound machines in clinics.


Law and Media Conference with Networking

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


The Summit brings together leaders, lawyers, students and activists who defend the sanctity of human life.

Session 1: Firehose session featuring some of the nation’s top pro-life speakers, lawyers and future leaders.

Speakers include: Rebecca Kiessling (Save the 1%), Lauren Muzyka (Sidewalk Advocates for Life), Jason Jones (Movie to Movement), Reggie Littlejohn (Women’s Rights Without Frontiers), Matt Britton (40 Days for Life), Alisson Howard (Alliance Defending Freedom) and more!  Check out the complete list of speakers at

Session 2: Panel with Special Presentation Topic: Prosecuting Fetal Body-Part Traffickers.  Specific details to be announced via

REGISTER:  Admission is free. Premium seats are also available.

Melissa Ohden Book Signing

you_carried_me_cover_rgbPlough Publishing booth, March for Life Expo Hall, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 12-1 PM and 4-5 PM.

Also Friday, January 27 at 4-6 PM.

Melissa Ohden was 14 when she learned she was the survivor of a botched abortion. Can she succeed in the impossible search to find the mother who bore her? And what will happen when they meet? This powerful story of love and redemption illumines the powerful bond between mother and child that can overcome all odds.

Meet this incredible woman, and get your signed copy of her new book released in time for the March for Life 2017. There is no cost to enter the Expo hall– all are welcome!

Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Event

EPC – USA has organized an Assisted Suicide Training Session to enable you to fight assisted suicide in your state. Link to the event information.

Time/Location: Thursday January 26 (6 pm to 9 pm) followed by the screening of the Euthanasia Deception documentary at the Renaissance Marriott hotel (999 Ninth St., Washington DC) Mount Vernon (A) room.

Seating is limited Book your seat by emailing:

2nd annual Night for Life

In conjunction with the Diocese of Arlington Young Adults, we are hosting the 2nd annual Night for Life on Thursday, January 26 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Arlington.  Co-sponsors include Divine Mercy University and CMF Curo.

More info can be found at the Facebook event page here:


Renaissance Downtown DC Hotel, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

FB-COVER-OneVoiceDC-ONEOneVoiceDC is a free non-denominational event and a collaborative effort among pro-life, pro-family, and pro-liberty organizations. It will focus on prayer and worship to end the ultimate human rights injustice of our day: abortion. Held at the main hotel of the March for Life, OneVoiceDC is an evangelical event and is open to all. Join us as we Pray, Worship, and March.

Register HERE.

National Prayer Vigil for Life

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception – Washington, DC

On January 26, the evening before the March for Life, thousands will gather in prayer for the 5:30 p.m. Opening Mass in the Great Upper Church. The Mass will be followed by prayer throughout the night, concluding with a 7:30 a.m. Closing Mass on Friday, January 27.

No tickets or reservations are required for this event. For more information on the complete overnight vigil schedule and frequently asked questions, please click here.

Evening Tridentine Latin Mass offered by a priest of the Society of St. Pius X

6:00 PM

Meeting Room 12/13/14

Life is Very Good Evening of Prayer

EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University

Sponsored by the Diocese of Arlington Office of Youth Ministry

Evening Of Prayer (including Eucharistic Adoration): 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Featuring  Mark Hart, The Afters, Ben Walther Band, and Fr. James Searby.

Tickets are $17 each. Discount rate of $28 if you attend both the evening and morning events (see below). Reserved seating in order of payment.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please see Life is VERY Good. Contact Christine at with any questions.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Tridentine Latin Mass of the Holy Innocents, Chanted by the Benedictine Monks of Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery

7:30 AM

Grand Ballroom North

Life is Very Good Morning Rally and Mass

EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University

Sponsored by the Diocese of Arlington Office of Youth Ministry

Morning Rally (including Mass with Bishop Burbidge and opportunities for reconciliation): 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8:00 a.m.) Featuring Sr. Miriam James, Ben Walther Band, and Fr. James Searby.

Tickets are $17 each and include a Chick-Fil-A lunch to go. Discount rate of $28 if you attend both the evening and morning events. Reserved seating in order of payment.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please see Life is VERY Good.  Contact Christine at with any questions.

Youth Rally and Mass for Life

Verizon Center and DC Armory

Once again the Archdiocese of Washington will host the Youth Rally and Mass for Life on the morning of the National March.  The event will be held at the Verizon Center and the DC Armory, both in Washington, DC.

All tickets have now been reserved. If you would like the opportunity to be put on a waiting list, please contact or 301-853-4555.

For more information about the event, visit . . . or

ProLifeCon Digital Action Summit

Live Webcast and 801 G St NW Washington, DC 20001, 8:30 am

12310570_10153775945177442_7890775904462350638_nThis is the premier conference for the online pro-life community to learn about issues impacting the #prolife movement, and to share practical ways to make a difference for life on digital platforms such as blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. As Americans increasingly identify with the pro-life movement, we believe 2016 is a Year for Hope. Check it out at!

National Memorial for the PreBorn and Their Mothers and Fathers

Christian believers and clergy from numerous denominations, including Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life, will gather for this event at historic Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, 1776 D St., NW (18th and D St) on the morning of Friday, January 27, 2017.  We will start with a Catholic Mass, for those who wish, at 7:30am. (Doors will open at 7:00.).  Then, the interdenominational service will take place from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Fr. Pavone will deliver the sermon. Admission is free, no tickets are required, and large groups are welcome.  Pam Tebow (mother of Christian athlete Tim Tebow) will be one of our inspirational speakers and we will once again welcome Tony Melendez (the famous guitarist with no arms) as our musical guest.  Another special musical guest will be Ryan Bomberger of the Radiance Foundation.   See

Silent No More Awareness Campaign Testimonies

Outside U.S. Supreme Court, 2:30 to 5:30 pm

March For Life 2014The Silent No More Awareness Campaign will be hosting a national event at the end of the March for Life in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building.  Campaign participants will share testimony of their abortion pain and healing from 2:30 to 5:30 PM.   If you are interested in getting additional information or sharing your story, send an email to Silent No More Awareness Campaign co-founder Georgette Forney at  Please include your first and last name, phone number, and email address.  This year the Campaign will also feature stories from others who have also been impacted by abortion (grandparents, siblings, friends and clinic workers) to kick off their Shockwaves Initiative.

2017 Nellie Gray Mass

St Mary Mother of God Catholic Church
5th and 8th Sts. NW, Washington DC, 3:00 pm

The Nellie Gray Mass is a Catholic Solemn High Mass organized by The Paulus Institute,  It will be celebrated by Rev. Paul D. Scalia at Old St Mary’s at 3:00 pm immediately after the March.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Tridentine Latin Mass offered by a priest of the Society of St. Pius X

9:00 AM

Meeting Room 12/13/14

Students for Life East Coast Conference

First Baptist of Glenarden, Upper Marlboro, MD

The Students for Life East Coast Conference is a one-day event that provides education, training, and opportunities with pro-life activists from across America and national leaders who all know just how vital this pro-life generation is to abolishing abortion in our lifetime.  Make sure you register NOW so that you can be a part of a life-changing experience.

Click HERE for more information.

Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Each year, the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life strives to promote intellectually rigorous discourse on the sanctity of human life as well as build a culture of life both within and beyond the Georgetown community. Georgetown students founded the Conference in 2000 and remain both the organizers and facilitators of what has become the largest student-run, pro-life Conference in the United States. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, the Conference is named in the honor of His Eminence John Cardinal O’Connor, who principally committed himself to advocate for the defenseless and eloquently defend pro-life positions.

We aim to encourage discussion among men and women of all faiths and backgrounds, including students, professionals, academics, and clergy. Participants will leave the Conference equipped with the necessary arguments and information to engage their local communities and foster a culture of life.

This event requires registration. Click HERE for more info.

2017 LXV Conference / Conferencia de Latinos por la Vida 2017

Sheraton Tysons Hotel
8661 Leesburg Pike,
Tysons, VA 22182

La conferencia de latinos por la vida es una oportunidad de aprender y compartir con líderes nacionales e internacionales en la defensa de la vida.

Celebrada durante el fin de semana de la marcha por la vida en Washington D.C. La conferencia de LXV es una oportunidad para la comunidad hispana de unir esfuerzos y para la comunidad en general de conocer los retos de la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.

The Latinos por la Vida Conference is an opportunity to learn and share with national and international leaders in the defense of life. Held during the weekend of the March for Life in Washington D.C. The Conference is an opportunity for the Hispanic community to join forces in the profile movement and to the community at large to meet the challenges of the Hispanic community in the United States. With presentations in English and Spanish conference it is a unique opportunity to engage in the defense of life.

For more information, visit:

Sunday, January 28, 2017


Traditional Latin Mass offered by a priest of the Society of St. Pius X

9:00 AM

Meeting Room 15

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