Bishops Invite Area Catholics to 9/11 Mass at Shrine; Archdiocese Also Holds Memorial Mass

September 05, 2002

Bishop Wilton D. Gregory, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is inviting area Catholics to join the members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee at a Mass in Remembrance of the attacks of September 11, 2001, in a Prayer for Peace in Time of War.

The Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, September 11, noon, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC. Brookland/CUA Metro stop; free parking.

Bishop Gregory will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington, will concelebrate.

The Mass will be broadcast live by the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).

Cardinal McCarrick will be the principal celebrant and homilist at an Archdiocesan Memorial Mass, Wednesday, September 11, 5:30 p.m., at St. Patrick’s in the City, 619 10th Street, NW, Washington, DC (between F and G Streets). Metro Center and Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stops.

Contact:
Susan Gibbs
Office of Communications
301-853-4515
[email protected]