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Virginia March For Life

Join Bishop Michael Burbidge, Diocese of Richmond Bishop Barry Knestout and concerned Virginians in the fight for life in Virginia by participating in one or more of the events below.

7:00 a.m. 

Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington
Cathedral of St. Thomas More 
3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, VA 22203
(For those who will attend the March, as well as for those who may not be able to travel to Richmond but who wish to participate in a spiritual way in the cause of promoting a greater respect for life)

9:00 a.m.

Mass celebrated by the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond
Greater Richmond Convention Center (location information)
Exhibit Hall A
403 N. Third St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(Location changed from Saint Peter’s Catholic Church to the Convention Center due to increased attendance. The Convention Center is only a five block walk to the State Capitol where Rally and March will take place.)

11:00 a.m.

Rally at the Capitol
Virginia State Capitol
1000 Bank St. Richmond, VA 23219
(In front of Capitol steps)

12:00 p.m.

Starts immediately after the Rally at the Capitol
Virginia State Capitol *
1000 Bank St. Richmond, VA 23219
See the March route »

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Richmond 101
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Lecture Hall, B10
403 N. Third St., Richmond, VA 23219
Richmond 101 is a grassroots seminar designed for attendees at the Virginia March for Life to get in-depth training on how to be an effective pro-life advocate at the state and local level. It’s free, but registration is required. Register now »

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Please bring your family and friends!

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