Calling All People to the Dream: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Message of Unity
January 10, 2005
Parishioners of the Archdiocese of Washington will celebrate our community’s diversity and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call for unity between all peoples at a multi-lingual Mass:
Friday, January 14, 2005
Choral Presentation: 6:40 p.m.
Mass: 7:00 p.m.
Mount Calvary Catholic Church
6700 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD
In the spirit of this year’s theme, “Calling All People to the Dream,” the Mass will include music in a number of languages, including Haitian Creole, English and Spanish, and participation from the African-American, African, Caribbean and Latino Catholic communities. Bishop Francisco Gonzalez, S.F. and Bishop Martin D. Holley, auxiliary bishops of Washington, will be celebrants. Bishop Holley will deliver the homily.
Mount Calvary’s hand bell choir will perform several selections before Mass; the Archdiocese of Washington’s Mass Choir will sing during Mass.
The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington. All are invited to attend. For more information, please call 301-853-4579. (Media requests: Susan Gibbs or Mark Adkinson, 301-853-4515.)
Director of Communications