Sanctity Of Life Report January 2017
By Mary Jo Werbiansky
January 2016 – A group of 8-10 people joined thousands for the March for Life in the loop. Bishop Paul and members of OC Life also marched.
December 2016 Giving Tree – New items collected under the tree for babies delivered after the first of the year.
Journey Hub – ongoing support in the form of donations for their resale shop – parishioners may drop off themselves or if items are small enough give to me to deliver – they also accept donations of new and used baby items.
OC Life – publicize their events
Plans for 2017
March for Life – January 15th meet at Federal Plaza 2:00. Possible dinner afterwards.
Sanctity of Life – January 22 6:00 p.m. - speaker Bishop Paul – at St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church Burr Ridge.
Lenten Baby Blanket Project
Mother’s Day Diaper Drive – reinstitute the collection of diapers in honor of Mother’s Day – possible donation to Martha and Mary House – see below
Tour of Journey – Summer
Journey Gala – tentative plans to participate in 2017 Gala http://www.journeyhub.com/
Giving Tree 2017 – continue collection at Christmas time
Martha and Mary Maternity House – OC Life – Explore needs
We supported Journey Hub’s Fall Gala in 2015. It is a new event that will take place every other year.