Our Holy Father Pope Benedict, is asking Catholics worldwide to pray for the protection of human life. He has organised a "Vigil for Life" in St Peter's basilica, Rome, on Saturday, November 27th., starting at 6pm.
A parallel ceremony is being held in Drogheda the same evening. It will take place in St Magdalen's Church (the Dominicans) at 5.50pm. The Vigil Mass of the First Sunday of Advent will be celebrated at 6.05pm, followed by a Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament.
The Holy Hour will consist of scripture readings, reflections on the mysteries of light, quiet prayer, hymn singing, and five decades of the rosary. The vigil will end with with Benediction.