All Souls Day – Holy Mass Outdoor at Calvary, 10am, and Ecumenical Service at Crosstown Concourse, 5pm


All Souls Day is today, Tuesday, Nov. 2, and is dedicated to those who have died and not yet reached heaven.


This morning, at 10am, please join Bishop Talley for an outdoor Holy Mass at our Historic Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 1663 Elvis Presley Blvd., commemorating All Souls Day—and to honor the Sisters of the Poor Clares.


The Mass will be live-streamed on our Diocese Facebook. Bishop Talley will be the Celebrant and Homilist, and Priest and Deacons will be at the Mass from across our Diocese. All are welcome to commemorate the faithfully departed.


Any questions or more information, call Catholic Cemeteries: 901-948-1529.


Also, Catholics can get an indulgence for the dead by praying at a Cemetery in November. Click the following link to read: CNANewsIndulgence.


Additionally, later today, Church Health and an Ecumenical group of Memphis Clergy are calling the Memphis faith community together for a time of reflection and remembrance to honor those we have lost to COVID-19 across Shelby County in an interfaith prayer and memorial service at Crosstown Concourse which is open to the public. The service will take place at 5pm in the Central Atrium at Crosstown Concourse and live-streamed on WYXR Radio FM 91.7.


Led by Scott Morris, MD, MDiv and Joshua Narcisse, MDiv with Church Health, other faith leaders who will participate are:

·      Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Temple Israel

·      Sh. Anwar Arafat, Memphis Islamic Center

·      Reverend Ayanna Watkins, Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope (MICAH)

·      Deacon Henry Littleton, Catholic Diocese of Memphis

·      Pastor David Coombs, Bellevue Baptist Church

·      Bishop Phoebe Roaf, Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee

·      Reverend Scott Walters, Calvary Episcopal Church

·      Reverend Doctor Stacy Spencer, New Direction Christian Church

·      Reverend Doctor J. Lawrence Turner, Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church

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