The month of October is Respect Life Month!
Our St. Stephen's Life Matters group has several events that you can participate in during the month of October:
- September: Sign-up to participate in the Prayer Chain for Life and ride the bus to the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil by registering after Mass (September 16/17 & September 23/24), email LifeMattersSSC@gmail.com, or by calling the Parish Office at 763.421.2471. Please include your name, phone number, email address, and number of attendees you are signing up.
- October 7: Join us for the 5th Annual Prayer Chain for Life from 3-4pm on the streets of Anoka. Children ages 12 and older are welcome with responsible adult. Arrive at 2:00 PM to check in and for instructions. We pray silently and hold a variety of signs with messages such as, "Adoption The Loving Option", "Pray to end abortion", etc.
- October 14-15: This weekend is Respect Life Weekend. We will have a special blessing for all expectant families in the devotional area in the back of the Church after all Masses this weekend.
- October 21: Join us for the 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil at Planned Parenthood in St. Paul from 8:30am-12pm. Meet in the St. Stephen's parking lot to ride the bus from St. Stephen’s to St. Paul. We will be accepting freewill offering donations.
To sign up for the Prayer Chain for Life and the bus to 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil or if you have any questions, email LifeMattersSSC@gmail.com or call the Parish Office.