St. Thomas Aquinas Selected to Host Jubilee of Migrants & Refugees


In response to the invitation of Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will sponsor a Jubilee of Migrants and Refugees celebration on Tuesday, June 21 at 7 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas parish in South Philadelphia. The theme of the gathering comes from Pope Francis and is ‘Migrants and Refugees challenge us. The Response of the Gospel of Mercy’.   It will be a Liturgy of the Word celebration and Archbishop Chaput will preside. It is being sponsored by the Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees office, the Office for Black Catholics, and the Office for Hispanic Catholics. The Prayer Service will feature 4 different choirs, 3 testimony speakers, and readings and prayers of the faithful in different languages. All are invited to join!

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