March for Life 2023

Stand-up for a most worthy cause, create new friendships, and see some of the incredible sights that Washington D.C. has to offer.

We are the prolife generation

2023 March for Life Details


The Archdiocesan pilgrimage march will be January 20, 2023The following costs includes hotel, transportation, and event costs.

  • Four people to a room: $435.00.
  • Three people to a room: $455.00
  • Two people to a room: $535.00
  • One person to a room: $735.00.

Each person will need to bring additional money to cover food, souvenirs, and any site-seeing they would like to do.

Deposits are non-refundable.

Once a spot is paid in full, it is non-refundable. If a person is unable to attend due to illness or other reason, that spot may be filled by another student, teen, or chaperone up until the bus departs as long as all forms are filled out.

If the trip is canceled for any reason (weather, COVID, March for Life cancellation, etc.), payments, minus the non-refundable deposits will be returned. The Youth Office begins incurring expenses once registration opens and will not be able to give back deposits should a cancellation arise.

Schedule & FAQ Coming Soon

9:30 AM Arrive at Savior Pastoral Center for check in, bag check, and load your bags on the assigned bus. 2 buses will be sent to St. James Academy as well.

10 AM Mass with Archbishop Naumann followed by the bus blessing as we depart for Washington D.C.

En route to D.C.!

7:00 AM Mass with Archbishop Naumann at St. Dominic’s. After Mass, breakfast on your own.

9:30-10 AM Depart for Rally at the Mall and March (bring snacks & water bottle)

2:30 PM return to hotel after March (Free time till 7pm)

7:00 PM Adoration/Reconciliation at St. Dominic’s 2 blocks from our

8:45 PM return to Holiday Inn

11:00 AM Bags packed and loaded buses

*This will be your free time to tour the area Memorials/Museums etc. Dress accordingly & have your clothes for the bus in your seat.

4:45 PM be at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church

5:00 PM Mass Busses will be outside and ready for departure after Mass to return to Kansas City, KS.

Arrival time, etc.

This trip is for all high school students and all other young people under the age of 21. For those unable to attend with their parish or school, there is another group facilitated by Angie Bitner, our Rural Outreach Coordinator, and you can get in touch with her for more information about going on the 2022 March for Life.


If you are above the age of 21, there is a Young Adult Group (ages 21 – 35) that will also be making a pilgrimage as well. For more information on the Young Adult MFL Pilgrimage, email Emily Lopez or give her a call using the button below.



  • 9 AM Arrive at Savior Pastoral Center 12601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS. 66109
  • 9:30AM Mass with Archbishop Naumann
  • Bus Blessing Depart for Washington DC
  • 10-11AM Arrive at Holiday Inn Capitol 550 C St. SW Washington DC
  • You may have to check bags until rooms are ready, take time to eat lunch do a little site seeing. Eat something before we depart at 4:00PM
  • 4:00PM depart for the Basilica
  • 5:30pm-7:30pm Mass return to hotel. Lights out at 11pm.
  • 8:45am walk to St. Dominic’s Catholic Church 630 E St SW, Washington, DC 20024
  • 9:00AM Mass with Archbishop Naumann at St. Dominic’s, return to hotel after Mass.
  • 10:30AM Depart for Rally at the Mall and March for Life (bring snacks & water bottle)
  • 2:30pm return to hotel after March (Free time till 6:30PM)
  • 6:45PM Adoration/Reconciliation at St. Dominic’s 2 blocks from our hotel 
  • 8:45PM return to Holiday Inn (lights out 12 midnight) No Exceptions
  • 9:00AM Bags packed and loaded buses. B/L/D is on your own. 
  • 12 Noon check out. No one can get back into your hotel after check out. This will be your free time to tour the area memorials/museums, etc. Dress accordingly for the weather and bus travel.
  • 4:45pm be at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church for 5:00PM Mass. Buses will be outside and ready for departure after Mass. Load at 630 E St. Southwest. Return to Savior Pastoral Center.
  • Arrival time of buses will be communicated via notification from bus captains.

Packing List & Lodging

  • Small Blanket for bus (24 hour ride)
  • Pillow (for bus)
  • Comfortable shoes for walking
  • Heavy coat
  • Gloves, Scarf, Hand-warmers
  • Multiple pairs of sock
  • Warm, layer-able clothing for DC
  • 3 days comfy (but modest) bus/travel clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Water bottle
  • Medication you need
  • Snacks for trip
  • Rosary
  • Spiritual reading, Bible
  • Cards, games, etc.
  • $60-100 for food money, extra $ for souvenirs, if desired
  • Please bring around $10 to tip drivers although not a necessity (that will be at the discretion of the bus leaders)
  • Spirit of a pilgrim!
  • Cell Phones/Music at the discretion of group leaders.

Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C St. SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: 202-479-4000

Group Coordinator Checklist

Details Coming Soon!

There are 3 things we are instructing everyone to turn in to their Group Coordinators:

1. A signed copy of the Code of Conduct (Youth/Adult):

2. A photocopy of each participant’s health insurance card

3. $100 non-refundable deposit per participant due Dec 1st with final payment due Dec 20 as well as rooming lists. *Registration and Health forms coming at a later date.

*We will be following all CDC guidelines for this trip.