Join us on "the Hill"

at Planned Parenthood, 8645 Connecticut Ave, Merrillville at the annual Christmas Caroling event.

This event takes place on Friday and Saturday, December 13 & 14th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM.

Where would we be if Mary decided not to give birth to our Savior? That is what the empty Manger represents. 

Make sure to bundle up and know that you will feel warm inside forwhat you will be doing to witness.

This event is hosted by Mike Velasco and the Santa Maria Venegas Knights of Columbus Council and it is open to pro-life friends of all faiths!


January 10th at Knights of Columbus 1400 S. Board St., Griffith, Indiana 46319

Tell your friends so they too can learn more information about the very important and dangerous issues on:

  • human trafficking
  • suicide awareness and prevention
  • how widespread it is in our area
  • what we can do about it.

Tickets for the SHARE Group Banquet are available at the LCRTL office where you can RSVP and get your ticket, or go to Eventbrite.

For more information click here or call:219-525-4335,


A Night of Hope and Healing

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Dinner Banquet

Featuring Michigan City's Own Renee Smith and Kizito Kalimo, Founder of the PEACE CENTER for FORGIVENESS and RECONCILIATION in Indianapolis.

Special Guest Speaker: Chaplain Lt. Colonel Antonio Daggett  US ARMY

Thursday February 6th, 2020 6pm - Krueger Memorial Hall 801 Liberty Trail, Michigan City, IN 46360

Tickets $35

Eventbrite/anightofhope or 219 525 4335



Join over 10,000 people at the Chicago March for Life will be held January 11th, in 2020. 
There will be a free convention and different activities during the day. There will also be a Youth Rally from 8am-12pm. with a banquet at night. 
Tickets for these events must be purchased in advance. 
Please click here to get your tickets and a pass to the convention or to learn more!
There are local groups going. If you would like to join a bus, call the office or join the NWI Pro-Life Coalition is hosting a free bus trip and box lunch to the March for Life Chicago. 
There has been a change to the time they leave, so that they can participate in the later event. 
You can learn more by clicking here!


January 22nd
Can't attend the March for Life Rally in D.C. or Chicago?
Join Mike Velasco and the Knights of Columbus on "The Hill" at Planned Parenthood, 8645 Connecticut Ave., Merrillville,IN
The rally will include speakers and pray for an end to abortion. 
Time to be announced.   


In the spring of 2020, we will once again be hosting the Pro-life Oratory Contest for middle-school and high-school students in public, private, or home schools. Contestants should begin preparing now! 
We are also looking to expand our reach. If you want LaPorte County Right to Life to contact your school, contact Sheryll Werner at 219 861-9037, and please let us know. We need the name of the English or Speech teacher who would be coaching the students along with a phone number and/or email address where we can send information. 


March for Life Scholarships

Three scholarships for students interested in going to the March for Life in Washington D.C. are being offered to full time students between the 7th and 12th grades. The trip needs to be one organized by the school or Gary Diocese, including the trip offered by the Knights of Columbus.

The applicant needs to write a one page (type written) personal explanation of what the student understands about the March for Life Rally and why they would want to participate in going.

Mail the essay to LPCRTL, P.O. Box 9404, Michigan City, IN 46361-9404.

After the essays are received, the LPCRTL board will review and choose three students to be awarded with a $150 scholarship used for the expenses for the trip.

Also required is a follow up article expressing what the experience meant to them and what they learned.

If a student is compelled, they can be hosted to our banquet in the fall of 2020. This is not necessary or requir

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have, Sheryll Werner 219 861-9037 / sawerner3@gmail.com

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Safe Haven Baby Box Billboard

LPCRTL has made a commitment to Safe Haven Baby Box and is sponsoring a billboard per month get the word out.

Help us with a new goal! We would like to support a Safe Haven Baby Box Billboard on I 94 for people to see as they drive by our new hospital on the highway. The box would be so convenient to use if a person was in need. Help us fundraise for this important request!


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