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To: Clergy and Chancery Staff
From: Ashley Morris, Associate Director, Office of Intercultural Ministries
The Office of Intercultural Ministries invites you to participate in the 2020 Archdiocesan MLK Jr. Celebration Week, taking place on January 12, 18-19, 2020. Our theme is “We love because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19). Our events honor the life and legacy of Dr. King as a Roman Catholics.
The events will begin on Sunday, January 12, 2020 with the Young Adult “Service and Sips” Brunch and Service Opportunity taking place at 2:00 pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, located at 25 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Lucia B. Luzondo, JD, Director of the Office of Intercultural Ministries, will be our guest presenter for the event.
On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:00 pm, the MLK Jr. Eucharistic Celebration will take place at the Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Church, located at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303. Bishop Bernard E. Shlesinger, III will be the principal celebrant and homilist for our annual Mass honoring Dr. King.
Our celebration week concludes with the Youth Celebration taking place at 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School, located at 2560 Tilson Road, Decatur, GA 30032. Bishop Joel M. Konzen, S.M. will join us for this event as well. We invited guests attending each event to bring canned goods, clothing, or cleaning products for donation to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia. For more information about the 2020 MLK Jr. Celebration Week, please contact Ashley Morris, Associate Director of the Office of Intercultural Ministries, at 404-920-7586 or at email@example.com.