Religious Services to be Held for La Plata Community

April 30, 2002

Two special religious services will be held in the wake of the tornado that struck the community of La Plata, Maryland this past Sunday. The town’s Catholic, Episcopal, Lutheran and Methodist churches will hold an ecumenical prayer service:

Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Ecumenical Prayer Service: 7:00 p.m.
Sacred Heart Church
201 St. Mary’s Ave., La Plata

Next Monday, a Mass and reception will be held for the Archbishop Neale Elementary School community:

Monday, May 6, 2002
Mass: 7:00 p.m.
St. Peter Church
3320 St. Peter Drive, Waldorf

The 553-student school, located on Port Tobacco Road, LaPlata, was leveled by the tornado. Plans on what to do for the remainder of the school year have not yet been finalized.

Jennifer Reed or Susan Gibbs
Office of Communications
301-853-4562/301-758-7901 (cell)
[email protected]