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Annual Rally for Life

The annual Rally for Life will take place in Montpelier on Sat., Jan. 16, sponsored by the Vermont Right to Life Committee.

The theme will be "Standing Together – Defending Life."

At 9:30 a.m. there will be a Respect Life Mass celebrated by Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne at St. Augustine Church.

Then, at 10:45 a.m., people will gather behind City Hall and prepare to proceed down State Street to the Statehouse.

Signs will be provided.

At 11:30 a.m. keynoter Sarah Mary Toce will speak in the House Chambers.

Toce, of Louisiana, was instrumental as the leader of numerous successful outreach seminars for young people in her home state. She is currently pursuing her master of divinity degree at Boston College. She has been named the New England Life and Leadership Project director, and in this new capacity is collaborating with various National Right to Life affiliates in the New England area to foster more youth education and training initiatives in this area of the country. 

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