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Cardinal to Celebrate Memorial Mass For Victims of The Haiti Earthquake

WHAT

Cardinal Seán O’Malley to celebrate a memorial Mass for the victims of the January 12, 2010 earthquake.   The Cardinal will offer Mass in both English and Haitian Creole.

WHEN

Sunday, March 7, 2010

WHERE

Cathedral of the Holy Cross
1400 Washington St, Boston, MA

TIME

2:00pm

INFO

The earthquake killed more than 200,000, injured at least 300,000 and left an estimated 1 million people homeless.  Recently the Cardinal led a delegation from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to Haiti, March 1-3rd to see firsthand the recovery efforts and to bring the love and concern of the people of Boston to their brothers and sisters in need. The Cardinal is a member of a recently-formed Haiti Advisory Group that will assist the U.S. Church in advising how best to provide for the long-term needs of the Church in Haiti.

Please visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/bostoncatholic or http://www.facebook.com/BostonCatholic to view images from the Cardinal’s trip to Haiti.  In addition, we are posting information on www.bostoncatholic.org

We encourage you to also visit Catholic Charities Boston website to learn more about their ongoing efforts since the earthquake at http://www.ccab.org/