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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass & Celebration

January 14, 2022

Graphic of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Text on top reads: Creating Beloved Community, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Text in center reads: farm. food. freedom. Text at bottom reads: 01.18.22 7p.m.

Image credit: SU Office of Multicultural Affairs

Seattle University celebrates and remembers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All are invited to attend the following scheduled events in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK, Jr. Mass
Monday, Jan. 17
11 a.m., Chapel of St. Ignatius

Join the Archdiocese of Seattle Black Catholic Advisory Circle for the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass and Celebration with presider Bishop Eusebio Elizondo MSpS, DD, JCL. and guest speaker Gregory Alex, MA, CDC. 

This year’s theme is, “We've Come This Far by Faith: Transforming the Dream into a Reality." Alex is a doctoral candidate at SU’s School of Theology and Ministry and serves as director of the Matt Talbot Center, a Seattle nonprofit that operates a substance abuse treatment program and offers restorative services to Seattle's homeless, addicted and mentally ill populations.

Information about COVID-19 protocols and parking at the Chapel can be found at Campus Liturgies.

MLK, Jr. Celebration: farm. food. freedom.
Tuesday, Jan. 18
7-8:30 p.m., Zoom

Every January, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) celebrates the life and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., reflecting on the lessons he imparted, the dreams he shared and how we can continue to respond to his call to act in great love. This year, local Black farmers, educators and community organizers have been invited to speak about the relationship between food, farm and freedom.

For more information on this virtual event, visit SU Today.