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January 20-24, 2016

Washington, DC


2016 March for Life, Washington D.C.

The safety and security of youth and adults participating in March for Life rally in Washington D.C. from January 20 through 24 is of utmost importance to the Diocese of Fort Worth.

Fort Worth diocesan officials are working with organizers of the March for Life rally regarding appropriate safety and security measures to safeguard our youth.

Please check this web page from time to time for any updates.


Join over a half a million young people from across the across the country in a peaceful witness for Life in the heart of Washington, DC. This pilgrimage is for teens 14-18 years of age.

  • Experience the Mass for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
  • Attend the Youth Mass at the Verizon Center
  • Tour the Holocaust Museum, National Monuments, Arlington National Cemetery, the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Lands, and more
  • Second year pilgrims get the opportunity to attend the Students for Life National Conference


Pilgrimage Cost

*$500 to $600

*Scholarships available through the annual essay contest announced at the Lock-in for Life.


Diocesan Release Forms

Click the link below for the following diocesan forms: Youth Participant Release (Form A), Consent to Medical Treatment (Form B), Release for Participants Outside of Diocese (Form C), Adult Participant Release (Form D), and Parish Release Forms Data Tracking Sheet.

Diocesan Release Forms




Jason Spoolstra
Director of Youth Ministry

Marlon De La Torre, MA MEd.
Department Director for Catechesis

Melissa Loza
Administrative Assistant


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