Arnita Loegering of St. Odilia in Shoreview, Donna Anderson of St. Vincent de Paul in Brooklyn Park and Mary Francis (pink jacket) of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Minnetonka pray during the 40 Days for Life closing prayer session at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Oct. 31. Behind Francis is her mother, Flora Francis (brown jacket).
Archbishop John Nienstedt delivers remarks during the 40 Days for Life closing prayer session at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Oct. 31. An estimated crowd of 500 people came to pray and listen to remarks by Archbishop Nienstedt and Rev. Frederick Thoni of Elmwood Evangelical Free Church in St. Anthony, second from right. At left are Camden Wallraff, his mother, Lisa Wallraff, and her fiancé, Curt Locklear, all of whom belong to St. Jude of the Lake in Mahtomedi.
Photos by Dave Hrbacek