Bishop J. Terry Steib, the retired bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, Tennessee, will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prayer Breakfast.
The event, sponsored by the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization (AACCE), will be held on Saturday, January 13, at 8 a.m., at the Proud Bird Restaurant, 11022 Aviation Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Steib, who served as bishop from 1993 to 2016, is noted for establishing Jubilee Schools, which serves 1,600 students. In recognition of his contributions, the Memphis City Council named a street in his honor.
Ordained a priest in the Society of the Divine Word (SDW) in 1967, Steib previously served as provincial superior to SDW’s Southern Province, vice president of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men and auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
The ticket donation is $50 and available by calling (323) 777-2106.