Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, Jan. 20 is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and there will be numerous events in the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the Archdiocese of Washington to commemorate the life of Dr. King and his legacy. 

Baltimore

Friday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Ignatius Catholic Community in Baltimore will screen the movie "Selma." For more information CLICK HERE.

Saturday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Ignatius Catholic Community in Baltimore will host a day-retreat for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance titled "Non-Violence: The Weapon that Heals." For more information CLICK HERE.

Sunday, Jan. 19 after the 10:30 a.m. mass

St. Ignatius Catholic Community in Baltimore will re-dedicate the St. Peter Claver chapel and a new image of the saint as part of the parish's work to atone for the sin of racism that was part of the parish's past. To learn more about this dedication CLICK HERE.

Monday, Jan. 20 at noon  

Bishop Madden will host a Prayer Walk in Baltimore. The event will begin with a gathering at St. Bernardine at 3812 Edmondson Avenue, Baltimore.

Please note that this walk will be during the day at a different time than usual because of the national holiday. There will be a lite meal and fellowship after the walk in Harcum Hall.

To reach the parish call 410-362-8664.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.

Loyola University in Baltimore will host its 27th Annual MLK Convocation in the Reitz Arena. For more information on the event CLICK HERE. 

Washington

The Archdiocese of Washington will host its Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church (3800 Ely Place S.E. Washington, D.C.) on Saturday, January 18.

All are invited to attend. Praise and worship will begin at 3:30 pm featuring the Archdiocese of Washington’s Gospel Mass Choir. Mass celebrated by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the first African American archbishop, will begin at 4:00 pm. For more information CLICK HERE.