USCCB News Release
March 16, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cardinal Mahony will Celebrate Mass for Immigrants, March 21, in Washington
WASHINGTON—Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, will celebrate a Mass for Immigrants, March 21, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Washington. The event coincides with the “March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith” organized by diverse communities of faith demanding comprehensive immigration reform.
WHAT: Mass for Immigrants
WHEN: March 21 at 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church (Upper Church)—19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC (corner of N. Capitol and I Streets; Union Station Metro)
WHO: Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles
Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, Chairman, USCCB Committee on Migration
Bishop Paul Loverde of Arlington, Virginia
Bishop Francisco González, SF Auxiliary Bishop of Washington
Father Allan Deck, SJ, executive director, USCCB Cultural Diversity Office
The Mass is organized by the Justice for Immigrants Campaign (www.justiceforimmigrants.org) of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Following Mass, organizers encourage Catholics to participate in the “March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith,” 1-5 p.m. on the National Mall.