The Catholic community at Amherst received this invitation to participate in 40 Days for Life. The poster from reads: "Recognizing that 'with God, all things are possible,' our community is joining with hundreds of other cities for this spring's global 40 Days for Life - the largest internationally coordinated pro-life mobilization in history. 40 Days for Life is a peaceful, prayerful - and proven effective - pro-life campaign that has already been embraced by more than half a million people worldwide, saved 6,749 lives from abortion, led to the conversion of 75 abortion workers, and seen 25 abortion facilities close. 40 Days for Life features 3 components: (1) Prayer and Fasting - join together with other believers for 40 days of fervent prayer and fasting for an end to abortion (2) Peaceful Vigil - stand for life during a 40-day peaceful public witness outside a local facility (3) Community Outreach - bring a positive pro-life message to every corner of our city through media efforts, advocacy and public visibility. Learn how you can 'speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves' right here in the greater Springfield area, by contacting 413-342-0403 or by visiting