Californians for Life News May 30th, 2017 
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Register for the Californians for Life Summit June 16th/17th, working together to end abortion in CA
Upcoming Pro-Life News and Events
Californians for Life Summit June 16th-17th in Bakersfield!
Come to the Sidewalk to help women and save lives!
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BREAKING NEWS:  THREE northern CA Planned Parenthood locations will CLOSE June 30th, including Vacaville, central Richmond, and Pittsburg CA.  See the Press Release here with all the details.  This is historic and can happen all across our state, with your help!

Come to the  Californians for Life Summit June 16th/17th  to learn how you can help close the abortion business in your community!  

A young single mom is seeking employment as a Medical Assistant in the Sacramento region- she also needs help in finding a reliable used car.  Please email me (wynette) if you have a job to offer or a car for sale. 

Sign up for the Sidewalk Counseling Workshop Friday June 16th from 9-11 am  
Bring family and friends to the Californians for Life Dinner Friday June 16th. 
Hotel details are outlined here.       You can download the Summit flyer here.
Register your organization to be an Exhibitor or Sponsor here.
If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation to help cover costs, here is the link.        Email me (wynette) if you have any questions.  
With Planned Parenthood abortion locations closing in CA, in addition to the ten national closures announced last week, now is the time, more than ever, to come together to end abortion in our state, where 1/5 of all US abortions occur.  June marks the 50th year of legalized abortions in CA- may we see the day that this comes to an end!  Register for the Californians for Life Summit June 16th/17th, just over two weeks from today!

Here are the
 Californians for Life tshirts  which will be available for $10 at the Summit, June16th/17th in Bakersfield, bringing all pro-life
 advocates in CA together to end abortion in our state!   The design was done by  Pro-Life Future San Francisco  and their leadership within the  Californians for Life  Messaging-Marketing-Media Workgroup.

Come be a part of this moment in history, working together to end abortion in CA!  The Californians for Life Summit, June 16th/17th in Bakersfield  will feature three components you can choose to attend:

1 .  Californians for Life Sidewalk Counseling Workshop and Strategic Planning Lunch   Friday June 16th, 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Bakersfield Family Planning Associates Abortion Business. Registration is $10 to cover cost of Sidewalk Counseling Materials and Lunch.
David Bereit will be the keynote speaker at the Californians for Life Dinner. 

featuring  David Bereit, founder and former director of the 40 Days for Life, who will share with us his national perspective on the pro-life movement. Come enjoy a great meal and meet pro-life advocates who share the same goal, all working together to end abortion in California!  Monsignor Perry Kavookjian, Vicar of Bakersfield and Pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish will open our Summit Dinner with prayer . Purchase your dinner ticket here for $20,

3. The  Californians for Life Summit, Saturday, June 17th, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in Bakersfield.  See all the details here, including registration, and below are some highlights:

Watch this video invitation from Pastor Doug Merkey, Director of Churches for Life in Missouri, who will be our keynote speaker Saturday morning, providing us with a training which will give:
  • Practical tools to help your church champion life issues
  • Personal refreshment for life ministry
  • Rejuvenation for existing church-based life ministries
  • Fun, interactive, uplifting learning experience

    National 40 Days for Life Director Shawn Carney invites everyone to the Californians for Life Summit, with a special $100 discount for the Fall 2017 Campaign registration for anyone who attends the Summit!

    We will hear the latest information, discuss strategic planning, and determine goals for 2017 in the Eight Workgroups that comprise Californians for Life:
    the Church Group, Messaging/Marketing/Media Workgroup, Cultural Outreach Workgroup, Pro-Life Medical Professionals Workgroup, Youth/Young Adult Outreach Workgroup, Political Advocacy/Voter Education Workgroup, Closing Abortion Businesses Workgroup, and the Pregnancy Clinics and Centers Workgroup.  See details about what each workgroup will be discussing here

  • Maricela Lupercio, Director of
    will give a sample presentation of her outstanding community outreach efforts throughout the Central Valley.   She is one of the most outstanding pro-life educators in the state, working every day to create a culture of life in her community.  Maricela is bi-lingual, so all Spanish speaking pro-life advocates are encouraged to attend!

    Terrisa Bukovinac
    , leader of  Pro-Life Future of San Francisco  and  Secular Pro-Life, will share  "How to Effectively Convey the Pro-Life message with the Media and secular California population".  The brand-new app Help Assist Her will be premiered! 

Irene and Patti, spokeswomen for the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, will describe the impact abortion has had on their lives, suggestions for how we can help women who are facing the oftentimes overwhelming circumstances of an unexpected pregnancy, and how we can help everyone who has been hurt by abortion in our church, community, and our own family.  Register for the Californians for Life Summit June 16th-17th to be Silent No More!

Tracy Martin, producer of The Matter of Life Movie, invites you to help support this endeavor and she will be attending the Summit!
Tracy Martin, producer of The Matter of Life Movie,  will be attending the
Californians for Life Summit!

Thank you to our sponsors that are listed on the website.  If you would like to become a Summit Sponsor and/or have an Exhibitor Table, see details here. 
Upcoming Pro-life News and Events throughout California~   If you have pro-life events you would like to add, please  email them to me (wynette)  Also, you can see the statewide pro-life news at the Californians for Life website.

Register today for the  Californians for Life Annual Summit, Fri/Sat June 16th-17th in Bakersfield
Working together to end abortion in California 
RiverLakes Community Church Bakersfield
Sign up here to be an Exhibitor or Sponsor!
Register for the Sidewalk Counseling Workshop Friday, June 16th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. 
Register here for the Friday night, June 16th, Californians for Life Dinner with leaders from all over the state and nation!  

Vox Vitae Catholic ProLife Camp for Adults: Alhambra, July 9-15 - Registration and Details Here
Vox Vitae Catholic Pro-Life Commuter Camp for Teens: Alhambra, July 9-15 - Registration and Details Here
Vox Vitae Catholic Pro-Life Sleep Away Camp for Teens: Orange County, July 30 - August 5 - Registration and Details Here

Survivors Camp, for Pro-Life Christians between the ages of 14-29
July 18th-28th, San Francisco 
See details here. 

Pro-Life Church Announcements- Please let me know if your church is hosting pro-life prayers, events, or ministries: (wynette email)


Redding Pro-Life Rosary 
Every Wednesday throughout the year, the Redding Pro-Life community joins in praying the Rosary from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the Women's Health Specialists abortion business, 1901 Victor Ave, Redding.  For more information,  email Anna.

St. Dorothy Life, Justice, & Peace Ministry has peaceful prayer vigils outside the Planned Parenthood in Glendora (130 W. Route 66. Suite 100, Glendora) every Saturday. We have 3 groups that meet:  9:45 am, 11:00 am, and 2 pm. Contact Cindy Lamberti for more information at 626 914-2101. See about all of their activities. their website for information 

St. Paul the Apostle Church, in Pismo Beach, prays with others each Thursday at 9:00 am in front of the Planned Parenthood at 743 Pismo Street, San Luis Obispo.  Every Wednesday, several people of different Faiths pray between 8:00-10:30 am at Planned Parenthood 743 Pismo St.  Questions? Call Celine at (805) 478-1093.  

St. John Vianney Parish in Rancho Cordova, the Pro-Life Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy is prayed every Thursday evening, along with scripture readings, from 6 pm -  7 pm. We meet in the Adoration Chapel inside the church for "The HOUR of MERCY".  For more information, call Chris Bailey at 916-361-1340.  See their outstanding parish Respect Life Ministry webpage! They also have an outstanding Spanish Respect Life Ministry that has started!  
Sacred Heart Parish, Gridley each Sunday at 9:25 am, before the 10:00 am Mass and the Pro-Life Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy is prayed every Thursday at 5:00 pm. For more information, call Mike Trainor at 530-846-2535. 

Rosary for Life & Mass St. Catherine of Siena Church
3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo 
EVERY Saturday (except First Saturday due to Fatima Devotion on First Saturdays) 8:00 am Rosary for Life, 9:00 am  Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, For more information, contact Carmelita Torres by  email

St. Cornelius Catholic Church in Long Beach
Rosary and Mass for Life the first Sunday of every month
Rosary is at 4:30 pm, with Mass following at 5:00 pm
For more information, see AudioGirlMinistries

St. John the Evangelist, Carmichael, Pro-Life Rosary every day in the Chapel, following the 8:30 am Mass.  5751 Locust Avenue, Carmichael.  See their Respect Life website here. 

Holy Spirit Fairfield parish Pro-Life Ministry, prays in Spanish every day from 4-5 pm at Planned Parenthood, 1325 Travis Blvd, Fairfield. Contact Isidro at 707-386-4097 for more information. Parking is available across the street at Westfield Mall between Starbucks and Firestone Tire Store.   Pray with sidewalk counselors on Wednesdays from 8-11 am, which is the abortion day at Planned Parenthood.    

Tuesday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Presentation Parish is dedicated to praying at 2322 Butano Drive, Family Planning Associates abortion business.  On Saturdays, they are praying from 10:30 to 12:00 noon. Each second Saturday of the month, they have a pro-life Mass at 8:30 am.  See the Presentation Parish Respect Life Ministry website for more details, along with the  Presentation Parish Project Gabriel ministry!  Presentation Parish has a Cenacles of Life ministry, inviting everyone to meet for prayer on Saturday mornings at 9:15 after the 8:30 am Mass, while fasting one day a week on bread and water, for an end of the culture of death. Contact  Elizabeth Durant to find out more about the Cenacles of Life.

St. Vincent Church in Vallejo Pray at Planned Parenthood in Vallejo after 8:00 am Mass on Wednesdays, year round, rain or shine.  Also pray the Rosary after every 8:00 am Mass to stop abortion, euthanasia and social injustice. They have saved seven babies that they know of through the grace of God! Their first baby saved is almost four years old!   Contact Lily for more information, if you live in Vallejo.

Sacred Heart Parish in Red Bluff prays the Pro-Life Rosary every Thursday at 7:00 pm. Email  Margie Duey or call her at 530-586-1506 for more information. 

Pro-Life Prayers at Carmel Mission every Wednesday at 5:00 pm with pro-life Rosary prayers and reflection especially for those with abortions scheduled for Friday morning at Planned Parenthood Seaside. Come pray every Friday morning 8:00-11:30 am with sidewalk counseling and prayer in front of Seaside Planned Parenthood, Hilby Ave and Fremont.  For more information,  email Barbara. 

All Night Vigil for Life first Friday of each month St. Rose Parish  
First Friday of the month, with Mass beginning at 7:30 pm.St. Rose Catholic Church, 5961 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento. The All Night Vigil continues after the 7:30 pm Mass, throughout the night on Friday and ends Saturday morning, with Mass at 8:00 am, then people go and pray at 1442 Ethan Way. For more information, contact  Sr. Lauree  St. Rose Legion of Mary by email  

St. Joseph Parish, Lincoln, First Saturday Rosary & Mass for Pro-Life Intentions First Saturday of the month, with Rosary at 8:00 am & Mass at 8:30 am, 280 Oak Tree Lane, Lincoln. Contact Respect Life Ministry Chairperson Gneal at 916-759-1221 for more information. 

Mass celebrated next to Planned Parenthood in El Centro, every First Saturday of the month at 8:00 am, 1561 South 4th Street, El Centro.  For more information  Contact Myriam  

Pro-Life Rosary prayed after Mass every Monday at St. John the Evangelist parish in Encinitas, with a Mass for the Sanctity of Life every First Saturday.  Contact Jennifer for more information. 

Holy Family Parish, 7817 Old Auburn Rd, Citrus Heights,  Pro-Life Mass Second Friday of each month.  8:30 am, and Pro-Life Rosary after the 8:30 am Mass EVERY Friday.  

St. Philomene's Respect Life Rosary every Second Friday of the month in the St. Philomen's parish Chapel.  Email Meghan for more information and to receive the security code for the Chapel. 
Californians for Life is your one-stop information center for pro-life events in our state, united together to end abortion!

Register for the Californians for Life summit June 16th/17th in Bakersfield and sign up your organization to be an Exhibitor or Sponsor here.   We will have a Sidewalk Counseling Training on Friday June 16th from 9-11 am and a Californians for Life Dinner Friday evening June 16th from 6-8 pm.  Everyone is invited!  
Californians for Life have eight Statewide Workgroups, including Cultural Outreach,  Schools/Youth/Campus Outreach,   Closing Abortion Facilities,   Pregnancy Clinics and Centers,   Churches,   Pro-Life Medical Workgroup,  Voter Education/Political Advocacy/Public Policy, and Messaging/Media/Marketing

The Californians for Life website pages also include:
What can you do to help women, save lives, change minds, and end abortion? 
Is "it" human? and Facts on fetal development 
Pro-Life Curriculum for kindergarten through college students and all ages 
Spanish Pro-Life Material   a very comprehensive sites for Spanish pro-life resources
Life-Affirming Resources for Women who are considering abortion
Information about Adoption filled with amazing love
Post-Abortion Healing opportunities throughout our state
News and Events a calendar of Pro-Life events in CA
Please join us at the Sidewalk at 2322 Butano Drive, on abortion mornings, Wednesdays and Fridays year-round, 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  This is a very busy abortion business, so we really need your help and prayers!

To see all of the photos from our Sacramento 40 Days for Life, see our Facebook page for daily updates!  "Like" our page and you will see the photos taken throughout the day and get the latest news!  


 We are now at 2322 Butano Drive, Sacramento. Come be a voice for life, offering love and assistance to women who are facing the many challenges of an unsupported pregnancy.  


American River College Students for Life were featured in their campus newspaper for participating in the 40 Days for Life. Great job!   Read the story here!  Indeed, they are the Pro-Life Generation!  

Students from St. Francis High School praying for LIFE!
Mom and son CELEBRATE LIFE! 

St. Joseph, Elk Grove, "Challenge Group" for youth in their parish!
American River College Students for Life Club leaders! 
Every family can come pray for LIFE at 1442 Ethan Way!

Encouraging young women to Choose Life for their babies!
Mom and baby, praying for Life!.
Tina, from Shalom Ministries broadcasting into India, and John-Henry, editor of LifeSiteNews in Canada, joined us in prayer at 1422 Ethan Way!