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February 3, 2006


Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will join Mayor John F. Street, Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson and members of St. Charles Borromeo Parish at a community meeting to discuss the violence and escalating number of homicides in the city of Philadelphia. Most Reverend Robert Maginnis, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will also attend. Most Reverend Joseph Cistone, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will attend a second community meeting at Ascension of Our Lord Parish.

The participation of Cardinal Rigali, the Auxiliary Bishops and other Catholic clergy as well as the involvement of the two parishes demonstrates the prayerful support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Saturday, February 4, 2006
12:00 p.m.
Ascension of Our Lord Parish
F and West Moreland Streets

Cardinal Justin Rigali will attend:
Saturday, February 4, 2006
3:00 p.m.
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
20th and Christian Streets

During the community meetings at Ascension of Our Lord and St. Charles Borromeo Parishes Operation Safer Streets will be explained.

Editor's Note: In addition to the community meeting at St. Charles Borromeo Parish on Saturday, February 4, 2006, Cardinal Justin Rigali will be the Celebrant and Homilist at the Memorial Mass for Dr. Ann Amore, the president of Rosemont College who died in December 2005. Most Reverend Michael Burbidge, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, will concelebrate the Mass which will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Rosemont College's Alumnae Hall.


Matthew Gambino
Associate Director

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