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Generation Life teens on the way to Washington, D.C. have got some serious #busrideprobs

Approximately 2,100 teenagers, young adults, adult chaperones, volunteers, Catholic priests, seminarians, and other pro-life supporters will make the trek to Washington, D.C., for the 44th annual March for Life on Friday, Jan. 27 as part of the “Generation Life” Pilgrimage, sponsored by the archdiocesan Catholic Youth Apostolate.

March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Archbishop Robert J. Carlson and Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Rice will be in Washington, D.C., this week for events surrounding the Pro-Life March. Approximately 2,000 teenagers from the Archdiocese of St. Louis also will be there as part of the Generation Life pilgrimage. For updates on their pilgrimage, visit the Virtual  Vestibule, the blog of the St. Louis Review and the Archdiocese of St. Louis. You can also follow Generation Life on Facebook (www.facebook.com/genlifestl) and Twitter (@genlifest).

Generation Life teens emerge as light from the darkness

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Eureka artist chosen by governor to design Christmas ornament for Missouri

Kirkwood High School students helped artist Michelle Ochonicky complete 24 Christmas tree ornaments that will be displayed on the Missouri tree in President’s Park in Washington, D.C.

"Official Christmas ornament maker" of Missouri does have a certain ring to it.

"There's worse things to be called," artist Michelle "Mike" Ochonicky said with a laugh. Though not her official title, it certainly could be, as she has been chosen for an unprecedented third time to design the ornaments for Missouri's tree at the National Christmas Tree display in President's Park in Washington, D.C.

Civil disobedience arrests punctuate immigration reform rally, march

WASHINGTON -- Attendees at an immigration rally Oct. 8 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., said, although they've been to many such events and are frustrated that they're still waiting for immigration reform, they remain hopeful.

Leticia and Alejandro Hernandez of Princess Anne, Md., carried signs explaining that they have been here since 1989 and that this is their home now. They told CNS that because of their undocumented status, they have never been able to travel home to see their parents in Mexico. They have four U.S. citizen children, two of them in college, they proudly said.

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