April 4, 2018 marks the Fiftieth Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.
To commemorate the life and mission of Dr. King, Bishop Barres will be releasing a pastoral letter, “The Dream and Our Deepest, Truest Selves”. It will appear in the March edition of The Long Island Catholic Magazine.
To commemorate the anniversary, the Diocese of Rockville Centre has scheduled a special prayer service on April 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM in the Cathedral of Saint Agnes. The evening service will feature prayer, witness talks, homily preached by Bishop Barres and the music ministry will be the Sr. Thea Bowman Mass Gospel Choir.