The 2014 March for Life took place under a brilliant sunny sky, but with some of the coldest temperatures in memory
Once again this year, Tom Hogan, PSD (with back to camera) directed the activities of the marshals from the Virginia jurisdiction
Virginia State Deputy Tony Fortunato was bundled up for the cold weather
Battlefield Council 10246 was one of many Virginia councils whose members marched together in the 2014 March for Life
Marshals for the March for Life were, as always, Virginia Knights
Virginia Knights serving as marshals collected donations to support the March as participants moved up Pennsylvania Avenue
Collecting March donations in front of Washington's Newseum
If you missed the opportunity to drop your donation in the bucket, you can contribute to the March on line HERE
We're pretty sure that Pauline Fortunato, the State Deputy's wife, is somewhere underneath the parka and scarf!
January 22, 2014 - It was one of the coldest days in four decades of the March for Life, with the temperature at just 19 degrees when marchers began their annual trek from the Mall to the Supreme Court. Then the winds picked up, driving wind chill temperatures down into the single digits. The cold weather closed down area schools and even the federal government, but hundreds of thousands of intrepid pro-lifers were undeterred, and filled the streets of Washington to make their case for life.
Patrick Kelly, Past State Deputy of the D.C. Knights of Columbus, made his first appearance as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the March. Virginia Knights served as marshals for the March, as they have since the beginning, and their efforts were once again directed by Tom Hogan, PSD.
Virginia state officers were actively involved, and Knights from dozens of local councils in the Old Dominion could be seen everywhere. And we'll continue to be in the forefront the battle until we succeed in protecting every child's inalienable right to life.
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