40 Days for Life vigils held throughout diocese

Abortion facilities in Alexandria, Falls Church and Virginia Beach will be the sites of 40 Days for Life campaigns through Nov. 1.

40 Days for Life is a worldwide pro-life effort that includes prayer and fasting, peaceful vigils and community outreach. More than 650,000 volunteers in 30 countries have participated in 40 Days for Life. Since its beginning in 2007, the movement says more than 10,000 lives have been saved and at least 60 abortion centers closed.

Vigil locations in the diocese

Alexandria: Alexandria Women's Health Clinic, second floor of the Landmark Towers apartment building, 101 S. Whiting St. For more info email sara.40days@cox.net.

Falls Church: Planned Parenthood, 303 S. Maple Ave. or 370 S. Washington St. Go to bit.ly/1FIFdJr for more info.

Virginia Beach: Planned Parenthood, 515 Newtown Road.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2015