40 Days of Life Prayer Vigil Spring 2019

When: Wednesday, March 6th to Sunday, April 14th

Where: Planned Parenthood, 302 East Stoughton Street, Champaign

What: An international peaceful prayer collaboration to pray for help and healing for all affected by abortion. Prayers are welcome anytime during the 40 days, but especially welcome when the abortion clinic is open during normal business hours. Individual churches are encouraged to choose a day and time to come and pray. 

Contact: Sandi at 217-841-1943 or Renee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/40DaysCu/

Web Site: https://40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/champaign/


Pro-Life Rally in Springfield

Pro-Life Rally in Springfield on Wednesday, March 20th

When: 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Illinois State Capitol, 401 South 2nd Street, Springfield

What: Opportunity to lobby legislators and rally against extreme pro-abortion bills proposed for Illinois. House bills 2467 and 2495 would greatly expand abortion in Illinois and would remove parental notification laws and other critical protections for underage girls and vulnerable women. If passed, these bills could make Illinois the Abortion Capital of America. These bills would do the following:

  • Allow abortions for any reason throughout all nine months of pregnancy
  • Eliminate any restrictions on where abortions may be performed
  • Allow non-physicians, including nurses and physician assistants, to perform abortions, both surgical and medical
  • Undermine and threaten institutional and individual rights of conscience
  • Jeopardize any meaningful regulation of abortion clinics
  • Require private health insurance policies to include coverage for all abortions, with no exemptions, even for churches and other religious organizations.
  • Eliminate any requirement to investigate fetal deaths or maternal deaths resulting from abortion
  • Repeal law prohibiting "kickbacks" for abortion referrals
  • Repeal the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995, which has been responsible for a reduction of more than 55% in abortions among Illinois minors since 2012

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2006468226074621/

OSF Volunteers Needed

OSF Healthcare Heart of Mary Medical Center wants to extend an invitation for anyone interested in volunteer opportunities to apply. We are confident we can find the right fit for you between Volunteer Services, which functions within the hospital, and Faith in Action, that operates outside of the hospital walls assisting community members.

Volunteer Services offers patient and non-patient care opportunities that aid in the daily functions of the hospital. Faith in Action works specifically with those 55+ to assist with basic needs helping community members maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life.

For more information regarding these volunteer opportunities, with no obligation, please contact: OSFHMMC Volunteer Services at 217-337-2378 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or OSF HMMC Faith in Action at 217-337-2778 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Divine Mercy Chaplet


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Please join us every First Saturday in the church to pray aloud the Divine Mercy Chaplet. It's a great opportunity to ask for god's mercy in your life and also to find His mercy in confession which starts at 3:15.


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