Mass of Consolation in Washington D.C.

From the USCCB:

Tuesday, September 17 at 12:10pm EDT
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, District of Columbia

In the wake of the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington will be the principal celebrant and homilist at a Mass for Consolation and Healing at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington.

The Mass will be to invoke God’s embrace of those who died, and for the consolation of families, healing for those injured, and for the community.


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