40th Annual Right to Life Banquet

By: Gary Merritt - Wed, Apr 18, 2018 7:30 PM

Brother Knights, Ladies, & Families, we are creating this article so all of you are aware of the sacrifice that was made by many at the 40th Annual Right to Life Banquet held at Burton Manor in Livonia on Thursday evening April 5th.

Over 650 people were in attendance, including Archdiocesan Chaplain Fr. Paul Ballien, several Council Chaplains and Priests, Michigan State Council State Deputy Ken Unterbrink & wife Ellie, State Council board and their wives, Michigan Squires, Past State Deputies, State Representative Laura Cox, and representatives from Students for Life of Michigan. Barbara Listing and her husband Otto, Brian Cusack, and Dennis and Barbara Rotary rounded out the distinguished guests from Right to Life of Michigan. Our Emcee for the evening was Host of the Morning Light -WMUZ,103.5 FM Chris Stevenson.

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 Melissa Ohden Our guest speaker, Melissa Ohden provided an inspirational and moving testimony of how Faith and Trust in God can help anyone overcome the shadows and darkness of evil. Melissa concluded the evening by signing her most recent book,"You Carried Me" for all those interested in purchasing. Brian Cusack provided an Educational update along with some inspirational words of his own while conducting the Annual Appeal. This was the highest appeal total in over Twelve years that will help play an important part of our ongoing battle and War opposing abortion.


We hope all of you have the opportunity at some point to take part in The March For Life or any Pro-Life event in your local area that will benefit all of us in our combined efforts of Protecting the Sanctity of Human Life.

God bless!
Tim & Cindy Donovan
Pro Life Chair Couple