What is 40 Days for Life?
40 Days for Life is a nationwide movement of prayer, fasting, charity and community outreach dedicated to ending abortion and to promoting a respect for life at every stage of development.
When is 40 Days For Life
For the past several years in Fairfield County, people from over 60 church congregations and other groups participated in the 40 Days For Life commitment during the Lenten season. In 2014, 40 Days for Life – Bridgeport will join Hartford and Norwich in observing the personal and public commitment to Life during the Fall. The commitment runs from September 24 to November 2, 2014 in conjunction with Respect Life Month.
What can I do?
Prayer. Say a daily prayer for an end to abortion, pray a weekly rosary, or devote an hour in adoration of the Holy Eucharist.
Fasting. Choose a day of fast, abstain from television or the computer for one day a week, dedicate your sacrifice to the growth of a prolife culture in America.
Charity. Make a donation to a prolife cause. These include: Birthright, 1 Kingston Dr. Suite 3, Ansonia, CT 06401. Malta House, 5 Prowitt St., East Norwalk, CT 06855. Hopeline, 4749 Main St. Bridgeport CT, 0660
A longer list of prolife providers can be found at ProLife Services or http://www.lifecall.org/cpc/connecticut.html
What is the Prayer Vigil?
In addition to prayer, fasting, charity and outreach for an end to abortion, more than 1,000 people will pray in one and two hour shifts outside the Summit abortion center, 3787 Main Street, Bridgeport each day from 10 AM to 6 PM.
See About Us for more information about participating in the Public Prayer Vigil.
Additionally on the first day, Wednesday September 24th there will be an Interfaith Prayer Service at 10 AM at the abortion facility and Bishop Caggiano will lead a Rosary at 5:30 PM at the facility.
Click on menu selections below to learn more about 40 Days For Life – Bridgeport.
About Us: Information about 40 Days for Life – Bridgeport.
Our Prayer: A prayer for all involved in the life or death question of abortion.
Results: The national impact of 40 Days for Life.
Contact Us: To get more information or to subscribe to our e-mail list.
Map: Direrctions to the Summit abortion facility.
ProLife Services: Groups that offer help to expecting mothers in need.
Links: Annotated list of ProLife Links.