USCCB News Release
March 18, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Advisory - Mass for Immigrants, March 21, in Washington
WASHINGTON—Due to limitations of space and the large numbers expected to attend the Mass for Immigrants, March 21, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Washington, media intending to cover the Mass are strongly encouraged to register with the USCCB Media Relations office. Please contact Mar Muñoz-Visoso at email@example.com or 202-541-3202.
|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:||Main celebrant: 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,” rally 1-5 p.m. on the National Mall. Bishop Wester will offer a reflection at about 1:30 p.m., during the interfaith prayer service being held prior to the rally, and Cardinal Mahony will give remarks at approximately 2:40 p.m. during the rally (stage located at 7th Street between Constitution and Independence Avenues).