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Take a stand for life!

From March 5 - April 13, 40 Days for Life ... a peaceful, prayerful, effective, coordinated international mobilization ... takes place in our community. We pray that, with God's help, this will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city -- and beyond.

Sign up for our peaceful prayer vigil by clicking here: vigil schedule.


Metropolitan Family Planning
5915 Greenbelt Road
College Park, Maryland

Contact us
To learn more, or let us know you feel called to serve God in this effort, please contact the local 40 Days for Life leadership team:

Janice Oliver

Tom Trunk

Campaign events

  • Midpoint event
    Saturday, March 29 from 7:00 - 8:45 pm
    Showing of Bella, an award-winning movie
    St. Hugh Church Greenbelt
    Grenoble Hall
    135 Crescent Road
    Greenbelt, Maryland
    Please park behind church

Campaign events

  • Kickoff rally
    Saturday, February 22, 10 - 11:30 am
    St. Luke's Catholic Church
    4002 53rd Street
    Bladensburg, Maryland

    Keynote speaker Monsignor Charles Pope
    Pastor of Holy Comforter - St. Cyprian Church
    Washington DC
  • Candlelight vigil
    Wednesday, March 19, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
    At the vigil site
  • Living rosary
    Sunday, March 23, 3 pm
    Led by Patuxent Council of the Knights of Columbus
    At the vigil site
  • Closing prayer service
    Sunday, April 13, 3 pm
    At the vigil site

Get the latest updates

Be sure to sign-up for updates and prayer requests using the form at the top right of this page to find out how YOU can help make a lifesaving impact as part of our local 40 Days for Life campaign.

Support this local effort

Want to help financially assist our local 40 Days for Life effort? Get in touch with us with the information listed above to find out how you can help to make a difference right here in our community.

Learn more about the international 40 Days for Life campaign.

• Prayer and fasting:

Christ told us that some demons can only be driven out by prayer and fasting. The two go hand in hand.
• Peaceful vigil:

40 Days for Life's most visible aspect is a peaceful prayer vigil outside an abortion facility.
• Community outreach:

During 40 Days for Life, the message is proactively taken to the community through focused efforts.

• 600,000 participants
• 16,500 churches
• 2,786 total campaigns
• 522 cities
• 21 countries
• 8,245 lives saved
• 88 workers quit
• 45 clinics closed