Category Archive: Community

Oct 28

Witness to Life participates in Life Chain 2014

Witness to Life friends and supporters, including Fr. Larry Toschi of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, were among hundreds of participants representing various parishes in the community who lined several blocks each of 23rd and 24th streets in downtown Bakersfield on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on Oct. 26. KERO-TV, Channel 23 reported on the event, …

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Mar 28

STOP LMU appointment of Planned Parenthood Alum as Dean

At the request of nationally respected ethicist and Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Los Angeles Philosophy Professor Dr. Christopher Kaczor I ask you to immediately sign the petition at http://renewlmu.com/letter-to-pres-burcham/ and to encourage all in your sphere of influence to do likewise. Both finalists for LMU’s Dean of the College of Liberal Arts have worked for Planned Parenthood.  …

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Oct 27

Pope: Christian family should pray, keep faith, and experience joy together!

The Holy Father after the World Family Day Mass on Oct 27th paused before an icon of the Holy Family that was placed on the steps of the Basilica, and recited a prayer composed for the occasion: “Holy Family of Nazareth,” he prayed, “reawaken in our society the awareness of the sacred and inviolable character …

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Sep 17

Governor Brown signs AB 154 and AB 980

Governor Brown has signed the AB 154 bill, which legalizes abortions by non-physicians, and AB 980, which reduces medical standards for abortion clinics. AB 154 (Atkins, D-San Diego) allows nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants, who have taken an eight-week course, to provide first trimester aspiration abortions and to redefine those procedures as non-surgical. AB …

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Sep 07

Memorial Service Honoring Children Lost to Abortions

  Come out September 28th and mourn the victims of abortion,  not just those children buried in these gravesites, but ALL those victims who have never received a proper burial. Garden of Innocents, Saturday 9/28, 10-11a.m. Union Cemetery (southwest section), So. King St/Potomac Ave, Bakersfield, CA Ceremony led by Fr. Larry Toschi OSJ and Msgr. Stephen Frost   The …

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Aug 17

40 Days for Life – Two Babies Saved!

40 Days for Life invites you to unite with hundreds of cities worldwide for its fall prayer/outreach campaign, which runs from September 25 to November 3. For 40 days, 24 hours a day, the local prayer vigil aimed at saving babies and ministering post-abortion healing is focused at Bakersfield’s only abortion center located at 25th and H …

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Aug 17

Let’s Show Some Catholic Unity: Come to our Meeting – October 12, 2013

Please join us at our first inter-parish ministry meeting on Saturday, October 12, at St.Francis parish hall, 10:30-noon. Don’t miss Msgr. Perry Kavookjian’s talk on the importance of unity in our quest to defend life!   Come learn of different opportunities to help spread a culture of life in our community, and get renewed by …

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Aug 17

Kern County Catholics

Witness to Life is composed of Catholics throughout the Kern County, CA area, actively engaged in speaking up, speaking out, and Witnessing to Life. We follow the call to New Evangelization whereby we put the Gospel of Christ into Catholic action. A community actively working together to thwart the culture of death is a community …

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