Published January 9, 2014
ATLANTA—The annual weekend celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held in the Atlanta Archdiocese on Jan. 16, 18-19. The theme of the weekend is “The Content of Their Character: Made in the Image and Likeness of God—Remembering the 16th Street Baptist Church Four Little Girls and the Martyrs of the Civil Rights Era.”
On Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. young adults of the archdiocese are invited to participate in a service opportunity at Lyke House: The Catholic Center at Atlanta University Center, 809 Beckwith St., SW, Atlanta.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will be the celebrant and homilist for the Mass on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The Shrine is located at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SW, Atlanta. All are invited to attend.
In addition there will be a Youth Celebration held on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. at St. Peter Claver Regional School, 2560 Tilson Road, Decatur.