Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor to celebrate the Mass at Westminster Cathedral on 4th May
23rd April 2009: Over 3,000 Catholic migrants living and working in London are expected to attend a special Mass for Migrants, which will be celebrated at Westminster Cathedral on Monday, 4 May 2009 at 10.30am.
The Mass will reflect the tremendous diversity of London’s Catholic community. A number of dignitaries, including the Lord Mayor of Westminster and Ambassadors from EU and other countries, will be attending the Mass.
The Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Kevin McDonald, Archbishop of Southwark and Thomas McMahon, Bishop of Brentwood. This will be the fourth Mass for Migrants to have been organised jointly by the Diocese of Westminster, the Archdiocese of Southwark and the Diocese of Brentwood.
For the first time, similar services will take place at Westminster Abbey and the Methodist Central Hall at the same time, celebrating the place of the immigrant in modern Britain.