LEWISTON — All are encouraged to gather at the Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, located on 122 Ash Street in Lewiston, for an ecumenical and interfaith prayer service this Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m.

The service is to offer prayers for peace in Ukraine and for the innocent people currently suffering in the country.

Among those who will participate in the service are Father Daniel Greenleaf, pastor of Prince of Peace Parish in Lewiston; Reverend Annie Baker-Streevy, pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church in Lewiston; Brittany Longsdorf, multifaith chaplain at Bates College in Lewiston; and Mayor Carl Sheline of Lewiston.

The service will also be presented via livestream at www.princeofpeace.me and www.facebook.com/PrinceOfPeaceME.

Concrete ways to offer support for the people of Ukraine will be communicated during the service. To offer support to the Pontifical Mission Societies or Catholic Relief Services, which are both on the ground helping the Ukrainian people, visit


For more information about the service, contact Prince of Peace Parish at 207-777-1200.