Fr. Provincial Ronald Mercier, SJ, to Speak at Interfaith Prayer Service For Peace
ST. LOUIS – Most Reverend, Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, will lead an interfaith prayer service for Peace and Solidarity on Tuesday, September 19, in Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Louis beginning at 3 p.m. Archbishop Carlson convened a group of faith leaders from the St. Louis area who will also speak at the event, including Fr. Ronald A. Mercier, provincial of the USA Central and Southern Province.
Other faith leaders who will speak at the ecumenical event include:
Reverend Karen Anderson, Pastor, Ward Chapel AME Church, Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis
Rabbi James Bennett, Congregation Shaare Emeth, St Louis Rabbinical Association
Reverend Dr. Linden Bowie, President, Missionary Baptist State Convention
Right Reverend George Wayne Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri
Mufti Asif Umar, Imam, Islamic Foundation of Greater St Louis, Imam Council of Metropolitan St. Louis
Father Art Cavitt, pastor of St. Nicholas Parish and executive director of the St. Charles Lwanga Center will host the event. The Community Gospel Choir of St. Louis will sing during the prayer service.
WHAT: Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace and Solidarity
WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Kiener Plaza (500 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO 63101)
WHO: Archbishop Robert Carlson and faith leaders from across St. Louis
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