An Evening of Prayer through Song, featuring David Parkes, will take place Jan. 20 at 7:15 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, 3450 Sycamore Drive, Stow.

Parkes is an international recording artist from Dublin, Ireland.

Attendees will hear Parkes' pro-life story, including his rise to fame as a professional soccer player and musician... to his "incurable" illness... to his healing in Medjugorje. Parkes' life is now devoted to traveling the world spreading his pro-life message and sharing his vocal talent.

All are welcome to attend this event.

This event will follow a Mass at 6:30 p.m. and a short presentation from "Students For Life" at The University of Akron. An all-night pro-life vigil will follow Parkes' presentation.

This event is free to all attendees. Any free will offering will be accepted.

A reception will follow the presentation, at which Parkes will sell and sign his CDs.

For further information, call the church at 330-688-6412 or contact Betty Schnitzler at or call 330-958-3903.