Good Friday prayer vigil for life

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Olivia Engel (blue hat) of St. Michael in St. Michael holds a large crucifix during the annual Good Friday Prayer Vigil for Life  March 29 next to Planned Parenthood in St. Paul. The event started at 8:30 a.m. and was scheduled to run until 4 p.m. At left is Marli Meilahn, also of St. Michael.

Olivia Engel (blue hat) of St. Michael in St. Michael holds a large crucifix during the annual Good Friday Prayer Vigil for Life March 29 next to Planned Parenthood in St. Paul. The event started at 8:30 a.m. and was scheduled to run until 4 p.m. At left is Marli Meilahn, also of St. Michael.

Archbishop John Nienstedt offers a brief reflection followed by prayer. At far right is Brian Gibson, executive director of Pro-Life Action Ministries, which sponsored the prayer vigil.
Archbishop John Nienstedt offers a brief reflection followed by prayer. At far right is Brian Gibson, executive director of Pro-Life Action Ministries, which sponsored the prayer vigil.

From left, Mary Eisman, Mary McCartney, both of Sacred Heart in Owatonna (Diocese of Winona) and Joseph Fischer and his mother, Maureen Fischer, of Holy Family in St. Louis Park listen during a meditation.

From left, Mary Eisman, Mary McCartney, both of Sacred Heart in Owatonna (Diocese of Winona) and Joseph Fischer and his mother, Maureen Fischer, of Holy Family in St. Louis Park listen during a meditation. Just to the left of Joseph and in the second row is his father, Mark.

Terese Shearer of St. Agnes in St. Paul carries her pro-life message as she walks and prays.

Terese Shearer of St. Agnes in St. Paul carries her pro-life message as she walks and prays.

Members of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace listen to a meditation. At right is Brother Conrad Richardson. Seated is Brother Joseph Katzmarek.

Members of the Franciscan Brothers of Peace listen to a meditation. At right is Brother Conrad Richardson. Seated is Brother Joseph Katzmarek.

Bishop Lee Piché delivers a reflection and prayer.

Bishop Lee Piché delivers a reflection and prayer.

Janie Killian of St. Stephen in Anoka carries a small crucifix as she walks and prays.

Janie Killian of St. Stephen in Anoka carries a small crucifix as she walks and prays.

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