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Sanctity Of Life Report Annual Meeting January 2003

By Mary Jo Werbiansky

  1. Dec 2001/Jan 2002: Handpainted dresser and crib (by Andrea Dauro) along with stroller, mattress, high chair, and many other gifts were donated to PASS when their president and founder, Sue Davinger, visited. She shared their vision in a short presentation following liturgy.
  2. May 2002: Hike for Life
  3. June 2002: Diaper donations to PASS
  4. Oct. 2002: PASS LIfe Banquet St Lukes had 2 tables and 15 people attending Parish made a donation
  5. Nov 2002: Orthodox Christians for Life met at St Lukes
  6. Dec 2002: Gifts placed under the Christmas tree were donated to PASS for distribution. Carol Foster (Bob and Carol's daughter) donated dozens of handmade blankets, quilts, and booties. Her group, Linus for Life, encourages people to make blankets and quilts which she distributes to mothers in need.

PLANS for 2003

  1. Request budget of $800 dollars:
  2. Orthodox Christians for Life donation
  3. PASS donation
  4. Purchase of unfinished crib, dresser, or rocker to be finished and donated
  5. Jan. 19 Sanctity of Life Seminar: PASS Impact will meet with adults in the church and junior and senior high students in the conference room following liturgy to discuss parenting and choices that students are faced with regarding abstinence.
  6. May Hike for Life
  7. June Diaper donation
  8. Summer Orthodox Christians for Life presentation/ Orthodoxy and Sanctity of Life


  1. Oct. PASS Life Banquet
  2. Dec. Annual PASS giving tree
  3. Determine interest in beginning Linus for Life support at St. Lukes. Those interested would crochet, knit, or sew blankets, quilts, booties, etc. Carol Foster would place her insignia on the items and they would be distributed to unwed mothers.

Orthodox Christians For Life

Pro Life Events

Golf fore Life - June 27th, 2003
Balmoral Country Club, Crete Back by popular demand Golf Pro Dan Boever

Celebration of Life Banquet October 9th, 2003
Odyssey Country Club, Tinley Park

Orthodox Christians for Life-Chicago meetings through June 2003

Tues March 4 at 7:00 pm at Archangel Michael Orthodox Church 5037 West 83rd Street Burbank Locations determined later for the following dates:

  1. June 12 at 7:00 pm