WHAT: UPMC Mercy will celebrate World Day of the Sick with a special Mass led by Bishop David Zubik. The Mass occurs on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, and Pope Francis extends a blessing to all those who are ill and the people who care for them.
WHY: This year marks the 24th annual World Day of the Sick, a day meant to recognize and honor those who work in health care while praying for the alleviation of human suffering around the world.
• The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh
• UPMC Mercy patients, visitors, physicians, nurses and other caregivers
WHEN: 12 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11
WHERE: UPMC Mercy
Holy Family Chapel, 1400 Locust St., Building D, first floor
Note to Media:
Parking is available on the driveway in front of the main entrance. To cover this event, contact Courtney Caprara at 412-592-8134 or CapraraCL@upmc.edu