The annual March for Life St. Augustine is a peaceful procession that departs from the grounds of Mission Nombre de Dios and moves south to the Plaza de la Constitución in the heart of historic St. Augustine. This year's March will take place on Saturday, January 18, 2020, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The event features guest speakers, live music, and a dinner provided by the Knights of Columbus. As many as 2,500 people from all over Florida have joined in the March for Life in past years to support anti-abortion, anti-capital punishment, and pro-life causes.
This year's speaker is Doug Tooke of ODB Films, along with Congressman John Rutherford and Ryan Neuhaus of Students for Life America.
The event begins with live music, speakers. and info booths at Our Lady of La Leche Church at 9:45 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., the March will begin, proceeding down San Marco Avenue, through the City Gate, and down to the Plaza in downtown St. Augustine, where the keynote speaker will make an address. From 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., the Knights of Columbus will offer a spaghetti dinner at 259 St. George Street.
When: The March for Life and related activites take place on Saturday, January 18, 2020, beginning at 9:45 a.m. The procession begins at 10:30 a.m. The spaghetti dinner is from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The March begins at the Mission of Nombre de Dios located at 101 San Marco Ave., and ends at the Plaza de la Constitución, which is located in the center of historic downtown. Our Lady of La Leche Shrine is located on the grounds of the Mission.