Category Archive: Catholic

Mar 25

Living Rosary set for May 31 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish

Join us for the annual Living Rosary at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 31st, at the Grotto for Life at St. Francis Parish. Please bring your image of Our Blessed Mother to carry with you as we pray and to place at the altar for the annual blessing.

Oct 27

Eucharistic Adoration – Source of Many Graces

If people only knew the graces received during the time spent in Eucharistic Adoration, they would be on their knees visiting our most beloved Lord and Savior often. How about joining our movement and giving a half an hour of your time each week to pray for pro-life intentions in the presence of the Holy …

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Oct 02

October is Respect Life Month

For 41 years, Catholics have observed October as Respect Life Month. Begun in 1972, the Respect Life Program stresses the value and dignity of human life. It is observed in the 195 Catholic dioceses in the United States. In a statement marking Respect Life Month, October 2013, Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston exhorted Catholics to “engage …

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Sep 20

Pope condemns abortion in strongest pro-life comments to date

Pope Francis condemned a “throwaway culture” that would eliminate the weak and vulnerable in society. “Our response to this mentality is a ‘yes’ to life, decisive and without hesitation. ‘The first right of the human person is his life. He has other goods and some are precious, but this one is fundamental – the condition …

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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

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

The Holy Family

  The Witness to Life logo: The Holy Family celebrates the human family unit, as well as the ultimate family unit: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. With Our Lady, the Patroness of the Unborn, Jesus, the Way, the Truth and the Life, and St. Joseph, the Patron of the Dying and of a Happy Death, the …

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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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