The film is based on the true story of debate coach Melvin B. Tolson, at the historically black Wiley College, as he helps his team thrive and succeed in the midst of 1930s Jim Crow Laws. All are invited, light refreshments will be provided.
St. Martin de Porres Parish welcomes Fr. Gerard Jordan, O. Praem. He will lead us in this year’s Parish Lenten Mission, which will take place from Monday, February 19th to Tuesday, February 20th at Our Lady of Victory Church. The theme is “For Me to Live is Christ.” The mission begins both days with Confessions at 6 PM. On Monday the 19th, we will have a Mission Prayer Service, 7 PM, with the musicianship of Mr. Rasaan Bourke and Mr. Joseph P. Murray. The next day Tuesday the 20th , 7 PM, we will have the celebration of Mass. All are invited to join us for this time of reflection and renewal.
This Saturday, February 10th, as part of our celebration of Black History Month, there will be a viewing of the critically acclaimed film Hidden Figures after the 5 PM Mass at St. Peter Claver Church. The film is based on the true story of three African American female mathematicians who helped propel the country to the Space Age. All are invited, light refreshments will be provided.