Interfaith prayer service reflects on MLK’s testament of hope
Milwaukeeans will join to remember the Gospel-rooted commitment to social justice of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at a special interfaith prayer service on Saturday, January 19 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Vel R. Phillips Avenue and Brown Street. A musical prelude will take place at 1:30 pm followed by the service at 2:00 pm. The prayer service will be led by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki, with Dominican Sister Patricia Rogers, OP, executive director of the Dominican Center, giving a lecture on Martin Luther King’s Testament of Hope.
A reception with light refreshments will follow the program.
What: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Service
Where: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
1927 Vel R. Phillips Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53212
When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
1:30pm musical prelude
Who: The Most Reverend Jerome Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee
Sr. Patricia Rogers, OP, executive director, Dominican Center
The event is sponsored by the Black and Indian Mission Grant, the Black Catholic Ministry Commission of the Milwaukee Archdiocese, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Prayer Service Planning Committee and this year, St. Francis of Assisi Parish.