Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will celebrate Mass for the intention of peace in Ukraine, the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian community in Philadelphia this Sunday morning, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m., at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.

Everyone is invited to participate in person or via live streaming video in prayerful solidarity with the Ukrainian community and Ukrainian Catholics.

The Mass will be streamed on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s video page, its Facebook page and on Archbishop Perez’s Facebook page.

In a statement issued on Thursday, February 24, 2022,

In his Feb. 24 statement, Archbishop Pérez wrote, “At this grave moment in history, I urge all people of goodwill to answer the call of Pope Francis to pray fervently for the people of Ukraine and for an end to this military conflict now.”

See the full statement in English and in Spanish.