Sept 5 – Santa Rosa

Sept 5 - Santa Rosa 1

The moment we set up this morning on Mendocino Ave. in Santa Rosa and finished praying three Hail Marys, a man already began yelling insults at the top of his lungs. In order to avoid hearing the obscenities, we sang a hymn composed by St. Louis de Montfort, We Want God. It … Read more

Sept 4 – Yuba City

Sept 4 - Yuba City

As we stood at a busy intersection on Rt. 20 with our banners and signs, plenty of people honked, cheered, waved and gave us the thumbs up with gusto. Support for traditional marriage in Yuba City was overwhelming. “I want to let you know that you are the answer to my prayers,” … Read more

Sept 3 – American River Community College

Sept 3 - American River Community College 3

The campaign today at American River College near Sacramento was perhaps one of the most heated and intense campaigns in TFP Student Action history. After reaching campus, we split up into three groups. Each group put on their TFP capes, prayed the customary three Hail Marys and began distributing fliers. The weather … Read more

Sept 2 – Downtown Sacramento

Sept 2 - Downtown Sacramento

This morning we made our way down to the State Capitol building in Sacramento and stationed ourselves outside one of its busy entrances used by state legislators and workers. Our large banner reading “Californians Support Traditional Marriage” was visible to all passersby and the bagpipes and slogans rang out attracting attention. On … Read more

Sept 1 – The First Campaign

Sept 1 - The First Campaign

Today we held our first campaign for traditional marriage on the streets of California. The location was perfect: Cal Expo in Sacramento. It was the last and busiest day of the fair, and Labor Day guaranteed throngs of foot traffic coming in and out of the state fairgrounds. We made several “Honk … Read more

Aug 29 – Campaigning Even Before We Get There

Aug 29 - Campaigning Even Before We Get There 2

Our enthusiasm for the Rockies was still fresh in our minds until this morning, when they welcomed us with 40-degree temperatures. As we made our way to the showers, two Canadian campers came over to ask who we were, their interest piqued after hearing one of us play the bagpipes. After explaining … Read more

Aug 28 – A Change of Scenery

Aug 28 - A Change of Scenery 1

The following morning we were able get our bearings. Most warmed up with hot coffee before hitting the showers, after which a hot breakfast of eggs and bacon was served. All of us wanted to get an early start to prevent a repeat of the previous night: setting up camp in the … Read more

Aug 26-27 – The Long Haul to California

Aug 26-27 - The Long Haul to California 1

After praying in front of a statue of Saint Joseph and dedicating the “caravan” to him, we left the TFP headquarters in Spring Grove, Penn on August 26. He is the protector of the family and is now our special protector too. Our morale is high. As we left in the van … Read more