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.

Contact:
Susan Gibbs
Director of Communications
301-853-4517
[email protected]