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Mass in Solidarity and Prayer for the Philippines


Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 5:10 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Caldwell Chapel
620 Michigan Ave. N.E.
Washington, D.C.
DETAILS In response to the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan; which struck the Philippines on Friday, Nov. 8, FOCUS (Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students) is helping to organize a Mass to be offered Wednesday night.

After Mass, students will pray the rosary in the Tagalog language for the estimated 11 million people (according to the U.N.) in need of assistance.

The Catholic University of America has also updated, a website dedicated to disaster response. The website offers information on prayers for the devastated area and opportunities to participate in assistance efforts, including details on fundraisers, and links to charitable organizations such as Catholic Relief Services.
SPONSOR: Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students
Office of Campus Ministry
MEDIA: To cover the Mass or interview members of FOCUS, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy Hines in the Office of Public Affairs at or 202-319-5600.


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