The African Heritage Mass commemorating the rich heritage and diversity of the African Catholic community in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at St. Cyprian Church, 525 Cobbs Creek Parkway in Philadelphia.
The Mass will be multilingual and multicultural, representing the linguistic and cultural diversity of Africa. Communities of people from Nigeria, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Congo and Ivory Coast will be represented at the Mass, which will include four African choirs.
A reception will follow the Mass which is sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees.
For more information, contact Sister Florence Enechukwu at 267-282-3487.
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