Pro-life advocates participate in Oct. 1 Life Chains
People across the archdiocese took public stands for the unborn Oct. 1 as part of the national Life Chain effort.
Groups from Catholic parishes gathered with other pro-life supporters along streets and highways, holding signs supporting life and opposing abortion.
Listed below are cities and towns in the Archdiocese of Omaha that planned Life Chains, with event locations. Gatherings were from 2 to 3 p.m., unless otherwise noted:
BEEMER – Highway 275 at Highway 20A
BLAIR - 19th Street at Washington Street
BOW VALLEY / CEDAR COUNTY – Highway 12, 1.5 miles east of Highway 57, 3 to 4 p.m.
COLUMBUS - 33rd Avenue at 23rd Street, 1 to 2 p.m.
CROFTON - Harold St. (Highway 12) at St. Rose of Lima Church
EWING – Highway 275 at St. Peter de Alcántara Church
FREMONT - 23rd Street at Bell Street, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
GRETNA – Highway 31 at Highway 370
LINDSAY – Highway 91 at Pine St., 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
LYONS - Main Street at 7th Street at Burlington Park
NORFOLK - 13th Street at Norfolk Avenue
OMAHA - Dodge Street at 72nd Street
O’NEILL - 4th Street at E. Douglas Street
SPRINGFIELD – Highway 50 at Platteview Road
WAYNE - 7th Street (Highway 35) at Main Street, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
WEST POINT – Highway 275 at Highway 32
WISNER - Main Street (Highway 275) at 13th Street