Cathedral to Hold Mass to Pray for Victims of Peru Earthquake

August 17, 2007

Auxiliary Bishop Francisco Gonzalez, S.F., will celebrate a Mass (in Spanish) to pray for the victims of the recent earthquake in Peru:

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
7:30 p.m.
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
1725 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
(Metro: Farragut North or Dupont Circle)

All are welcome to attend this Mass, which was organized by the Cathedral parish.

On Sunday, August 19, 12:30 p.m., Our Lady Queen of the Americas, 2200 California Street, NW, Washington, DC will offer a Mass (in Spanish) for the victims of the earthquake.

On Friday, August 24, the Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities will join Radio America (1540 AM) for a radiothon in support of relief efforts.

Donations also may be made through Catholic Relief Services, the official international aid agency of the Catholic Church in the United States.

Susan Gibbs
Director of Communications
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