Archbishop Nelson Pérez will preside at the annual Archdiocesan Interfaith Prayer Service commemorating the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. at St. Dorothy Church, Drexel Hill.
All are invited to participate via the livestreamed video on St. Dorothy’s YouTube channel. Those attending the service at the church are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing protocols.
Joining the archbishop will be Rev. Edward Sparkman, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Philadelphia, and Rabbi Jeremy Gerber of Congregation Ohev Shalom in Wallinfgord. Several other speakers also will be featured.
Musical selections with choir, musicians and soloists will be led by Tonya Taylor-Dorsey.
Follow the service with the official program, here.
The annual celebration is sponsored by the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s Secretariat for Evangelization, the Office for Black Catholics and local parishes serving the pastoral and spiritual needs of the Black Catholic community.
See the website for St. Dorothy’s and the Office for Black Catholics for more details.
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