Photo by Sean Gallagher, special to The Message
For the first time, groups from all five Indiana dioceses participated in the Indiana March for Life and Mass for Life, both held on Jan. 22 in Indianapolis. During the seventh annual event, marchers numbered an estimated 1,800 — shattering last year’s record of 1,100. In the first photo, youths from the Diocese of Evansville kneel in prayer in the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis during a Mass celebrated prior to the 2024 Indiana March for Life. In the second photo, more than 140 high school students and adult chaperones from across the Diocese of Evansville marched in support of life during the 2024 march.