Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Presentation by Catholic Activist for Racial Justice on Feb. 11th

“I am here because I am a Negro, a nun, a Catholic, and because I want to bear witness.” – Sr. Mary Antona Ebo, FSM, on why she marched in Selma

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a living legend! Sr. Mary Antona Ebo marched from Selma to Montgomery with Dr. King in 1965.  On Saturday, February 11th, please join Catholic supporters of racial justice and others for afternoon where Sr. Mary Antona Ebo, FSM will share her experience of the Civil Rights Movement and Catholic Social Justice Teaching. The afternoon will begin at 2:00pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and will be followed by the Vigil Mass at 4:30pm. This event is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington Office of Black Catholics and the 4th Degree Knights of St. Peter Claver Ladies of Grace Sr. Mary Antona Ebo Chapter #47.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is at 1600 Morris Road, SE, Washington, DC.  For more information contact, Deacon Al Turner at

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