Roe Vs Wade Movie Screening

LI Coalition for Life Educational Trust and March for life NY- Co sponsor Roe v Wade movie screening – July 17th, 2021, 6PM

Join us at Grace & Truth Church for a screening of the film of the sad but true story, Roe v. Wade! What really happened ?   See for yourself .. 

Saturday July 17th, 2021    6PM

Grace & Truth Church 
4474 Middle Country Rd
Calverton NY 11933

Walk in  OK – Seats are limited — Please call leave message if you plan to attend.

631- 243-1435  All welcomed   – Free will offering

High School Junior/Senior Oratory Contest




High school juniors and seniors including home schoolers, you have the voice, the enthusiasm, the spirit and the opportunity to speak up for the voiceless and marginalized members of the human family-the pre-born, the frail elderly and the disabled.  


Please consider participating in the annual Oratory Contest sponsored by the Long Island Coalition for Life Educational Trust to be held at Joseph Barry Council of Knights of Columbus, 45 Heitz Place, Hicksville, NY on Saturday, March 26st, 2022.  You will have the opportunity to express in a logical and organized way your respect for the life of every individual no matter how small or incapacitated.  The first, second and third place winners will receive $500, $300 and $200 respectively.


You may focus your 5-7 minute speech on one of the following topics: abortion, stem cell research/cloning, euthanasia, assisted suicide or health care rationing. Contestants can refer to notes during speech but should not read it.  Please complete the following application and return it along with your written speech by Feb. 20, 2022 to


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The Seventeenth Annual High School Oratory Contest, sponsored by the Long Island Coalition for Life Educational Trust, was held On March 21, 2021, at Knights of Columbus, Joseph Barry Council in Hicksville.

Students in grades 11 and 12 were invited to research, write and deliver a 5-7 minute original speech on the life issues such as abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, or cloning/stem cell research. 

14 wonderful speeches were delivered by High School Juniors and Seniors. The judges praised the excellent quality and fine presentations of the speeches, resulting in difficult judging!

The first, second and third place winners respectively, were: Emma Pirozzi, Nicholas Marrone and Amanda Kastel, all from St Pius. V.

Finalists certificates were awarded to Chaminade Students: Christian Mandelos, Peter Bitalvo, Michael Micalizzi, Francis Matranga, Brandon Mosiurchak, Matthew Papiro, and James Salerno. St. Pius students who were also finalists were: Angelina Stein, Margaret Fantz, Christian Milio, and Nicholas Hawes. 

Prizes of $500, $300 and $200 along with plaques were awarded to the top three speakers.  Robert L. Dougherty Esq. is the generous supporter who provided the prize money and support for the contest.  Judges were George Frost, Kathy Feldman and Eric Waxman. The speeches were initially reviewed by Valerie Griggs and Robert McEntee. 

Thanks to Father Peter Heiskell from Chaminade and Sisters Marie Chabanel and Sr. Gertrude Marie, from St Pius V, all of whom encouraged/coordinated with students and attended the contest. 

Thanks also to Dan Sherry, Charlie Feldman and Jack O’Brien for also attending and helping to make this a very successful event. It was so wonderful to hear the younger generation speaking up for LIFE!