Archbishop Gregory to Celebrate Mass Commemorating 57th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, August 28, from the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory will celebrate a commemorative Mass of Peace and Justice for the 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, the historical civil rights march where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

Washington Auxiliary Bishops Roy E. Campbell, Mario Dorsonville, and Michael Fisher will concelebrate the Mass, which will be available through livestream only. The event is organized by the Archdiocese of Washington’s Office of Cultural Diversity and Outreach as well as the Secretariat for Pastoral Ministry and Social Concerns.

 Mass of Peace and Justice

Friday, August 28 at 4 p.m.

From the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C.

Livestream link:

Archbishop Gregory and the auxiliary bishops will be available for brief media interviews immediately following the Mass. Media wishing to attend and cover the event should contact the Archdiocese to RSVP.

Please visit the Catholic Standard for more information.