Tens of thousands of people, including bus loads of Long Islanders, gathered in Washington, D.C.,  January 22 to witness for the cause of life and protection of unborn life on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.  The day started off with a rally for young people at the Verizon Center and and included the March past the U.S. Supreme Court  and diocesan prayer gatherings at St. Joseph’s Church before the ride home.  Click below for a slideshow of photos from this event.  Photos by Gregory A. Shemitz

For a reflection on the day from a first-time marcher, visit the diocesan Respect Life Website