Saturday Patriots United Pro-Life Breakfast Place Attracting Pro-Life Politicians

Brian Kelly (, President of Patriots United sends the following:

With the recent events from the Obama Administration regarding the directive to The Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) and more importantly the response by the US Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Bishop Doran’s notice [see below, click to enlarge] that was read by parishes throughout the Rockford Diocese, we are adjusting our program this Saturday to provide our guests with take away points on how to best activate in lobbying our elected officials on the HHS mandate.

I’ve also received notice that three US Congressmen will be attending our event.

  • Congressman Randy Hultgren (the new 14th district which contains McHenry County),
  • Congressman Joe Walsh (current Congressman for most of McHenry County and is now running in the 8th district, and
  • Congressman Peter Roskam who has yet to finalize his attendance.

Congressman Don Manzullo will be attending a critical event in his new district which takes him to central IL.

Monsignor Daniel Hermes, Pastor of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Crystal Lake, will be giving the invocation.

Also in attendance will be

  • State Senator Pam Altoff
  • State Senator Dan Duffy
  • State Rep Mike Tryon

and candidates for State Rep.

  • Barb Wheeler,
  • Danielle Rowe,
  • David McSweeney

plus State Senate Candidates

  • Karen McConnaughay and
  • Cliff Surges.

There is also a host of County officials running for re-election, States Attorney Lou Bianchi and others as well.

Numerous faith based ministries will be exhibiting including:

  • Knights of Columbus McHenry Chapter
  • CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
  • 1st Way Pregnancy Center
  • Illinois Family Institute
  • McHenry and Lake County Right to Life
  • International House of Prayer
  • Exodus Cry

Click to enlarge.

In the mean-time if you want more details on how to get involved regarding the HHS and to contact your elected officials, the USCCB has a GREAT program that was recently added to their web site. Your letter will be automatically delivered to the elected officials who represent you based on your home address. You can access this at the following address:

You can also order tickets to this event on line at

Tickets are closing out fast so I you plan to intend please order your tickets soon.

The Church has Awakened and the Saints are marching in…..


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