FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2017
HUNDREDS EXPECTED TO ATTEND MASS FOR SOLIDARITY WITH MEXICO TO PRAY FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
WHO: The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, and the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Mexican Ministry invite the faithful of Brooklyn, Queens and beyond.
WHAT: Mass for Solidarity with Mexico to pray for the victims of the Earthquakes. Bishop DiMarzio will celebrate the Mass and Rev. Jorge Ortiz-Garay, Director of the Mexican Ministry, and Administrator at St. Brigid Parish, will preach the homily. Rev. Ortiz-Garay has been in Mexico City this last week and has witnessed the devastation first hand.
WHEN: Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00 pm
WHERE: Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238
WHY: Join us in prayer for our brothers and sisters in Mexico, who have endured two major earthquakes this month. More than 300 people died in last week’s earthquake, including many children. There is so much sorrow amid the rubble as crews continue to look for the missing. There is also a great concern here in our Diocese, which is home to many Mexican Americans worried about their relatives back home.