The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (914 St. John Street, Lafayette 70501) will host the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mass and Awards Ceremony as it is sponsored by the Diocese of Lafayette's Office of Black Catholic Ministries.
At this celebration, the Office of Black Catholic Ministry annually recognizes individuals who have exemplified the characteristics and heroic virtues of Rev. King, and have contributed to their local faith community (i.e. church parish) and/or greater community in a substantial way, possess qualities of leadership, are a first-time recipient and, may be a non-Catholic.
For further information please contact the office at 337-261-5694.