.- Nearly 2,000 people are expected to attend the third annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC, April 7.
The event will be preceded by a mass, celebrated by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, April 6 at St. Matthew’s Cathedral (1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW) at 6:30 p.m.
Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison will be the keynote speaker at the breakfast the following morning at the Hilton Washington (1919 Connecticut Ave. NW). The breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia, will also attend. A talk by theologian Scott Hahn will follow the breakfast.
More than 700 people attended the mass last year and more than 1,600 people attended the breakfast. President George W. Bush and Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver attended and delivered addressed participants.
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