The sixth annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children was held Sept. 8 at the memorial site of Tomb of Unborn located Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Carverton Road in Wyoming.
The prayer service began with a prayer written by Fr. Frank Pavone followed by Fr. Jim McGahagan leading the faithful in praying fve decades of the rosary for all aborted babies. Sponsoring organizations were Priests for Life, Citizens for a Pro-Life Society & Pro-Life Action League. For more information please visit www.abortionmemorials.com.
The Tomb of Unborn was erected in 1996 by the Wyoming Valley Knights of Columbus. There will be a 22st anniversary of the Wyoming Valley Knights of Columbus Tomb of Unborn at 2 op.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21. Fr. Jim McGahagan will lead in praying five decades of the rosary. All Wyoming Valley Knights of Columbus and faithful are invited to attend. For more information, contact Patrick Umbra (PFN) at 570-822-3597.
Left to right: Jean Levandowski, Ron Shadie, Maureen Roughsedge, Mary Ann Hardisky, Alma Berlot, Rick Korpusik- sir knight, John Duesler, past faithful navigator, Al Berlot, Jacob Contardi, Kneeling: Joseph and Sarah Contardi, Fr. Jim McGahagan, Lynn Bartz, Sandra Serhan, Chris Calore, Catherine Suraci, Frank Suraci, Patrick Umbra, past faithful navigator.
Second row: Trish Flannery, Theresa McDonnell, Sharon Yale, Sue Henry, Joseph Contardi, Fran Ankenbrand-faithful navigator, Michael Lanczak-Sir Knight, Mike Skurski-Sir Knight, Joe Pikiatis- Sir Knight, Bill Jones- past worthy master, Sam Wolfe- core commander, Gary Rodgers-Grand Knight.
Also participating was Ada Magni and Carol Gerzarowski.