The annual Rally for Life is Monday, Feb. 17, an features one of the country's leading thinkers in bioengineering, Wesley J. Smith. He will be addressing end-of-life issues and euthanasia.
"As technology and medical care advances, pertinent questions arise about the intersection of health care and our faith, which calls us to respect life until natural death," said Nancy Galeazzi, executive director of Catholic Charities, one of the sponsors of the event.
This educational seminar begins at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Parish, 15 Indianola Road in Des Moines. During lunch, there will be training on how to lobby legislators. At 1 p.m., the group will lobby state legislators at the Capitol and at 3 p.m. there will be a rally at the Capitol.
If you're coming and want to have lunch, please register with Greg Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-263-3495 ext. 18.
The Rally for LIfe is sponsored by Catholic Charities, Council of Catholic Women, Iowa Catholic Conference, Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, Iowans for LIFE, Iowa Right to Life, Knights of Columbus, Mercy Medical Center, St. Jude Hospice, Teen Pact and The Family Leader.