22 October 2013

Report: Sixth Annual Battle of Lepanto Mass & Dinner

On Monday, 7 October 2013, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 Traditional Latin Mass Guild hosted a High Mass at St. Titus Church, Aliquippa, to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.

The celebrant was Reverend Canon Matthew Talarico of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest.
(Photo courtesy of the PLMC)
Music for the Mass was provided by the Duquesne University Schola Cantorum Gregorianum, under the direction of Sr. Marie Agatha Ozah, HHCJ.  Dr. Ann Labounsky, organist.
(Photo courtesy of the PLMC)
After Mass, at the Sixth Annual Battle of Lepanto Dinner, Dr. Timothy Williams, of Franciscan University of Steubenville, gave a talk entitled Enemy at Lepanto: The Ever-Resurgent Challenge of Islam.

21 October 2013

Holy Father Praises Knights of Columbus

The Pope praised the loyalty of the Knights of Columbus as he received them in audience in the Sala Clementina of the Vatican Apostolic Palace on 10 October 2013.

From the Vatican Information Service.

04 October 2013

Pontifical Mass in Honor of Blessed Karl of Austria

Traditional Latin
Pontifical Low Mass

In Honor of Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria
With Veneration of Relic

Sunday,  20 October 2013, 2:00 PM

St. Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

His Excellency, Don Teodoro de Faria
Bishop Emeritus of Funchal,
Madeira Island, Portugal

Pontifical Low Mass Chaplains:
Fr. James W. Dolan
Fr. Gregory Pendergraft, FSSP

Dinner & Conference
Immediately after Mass in the Church Hall
(Reservations required for dinner & conference.  See below.)

Featured Speakers:

His Excellency, Don Teodoro de Faria
Bishop Emeritus of Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, author of a new book about Blessed Karl.  As Bishop of the diocese in which Blessed Karl died in 1922, Bishop de Faria has long been active in his cause for sainthood, and it was he who formally presented to the Holy Father the petition to beatify Emperor Karl at the beatification ceremony in Saint Peter’s Square on 3 October 2004. A native of Madeira, Bishop de Faria was ordained in 1956 at the age of 26, consecrated bishop of Funchal in 1982, and since his retirement in 2007, has been working on his book about Blessed Karl, which he will discuss during his remarks.

Ricardo Dumont dos Santos
Portugal Delegate of the Emperor Karl League of Prayer.   Mr. Dumont dos Santos is the honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany on the Portuguese island of Madeira.   His family's connection to Blessed Karl encompasses three generations. His father, Dr. Alfredo Dumont Machado dos Santos, was leader of the Emperor Karl Prayer League in Portugal until his death in 1989.  His paternal grandfather was one of the doctors called for consultation during the final illness of Emperor Karl, and it was he who signed his death certificate.

Cost: $30
Students: $20
For Dinner Reservations make check payable and mail to:
Knights of Columbus 2161
2335 Concord Street, Aliquippa PA 15001
Deadline for Paid Dinner Reservations: 14 October 2013

Don't miss this historic Mass & conference.

Sponsored By:
Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161
Traditional Latin Mass Guild

03 October 2013

Blessed Karl of Austria Events in the Northeast -- October 2013

All Masses are Traditional Latin Masses unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, 17 October, 5:30 PM
Pontifical Mass & Conference, Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Church,
Newton, MA

Friday, 18 October, 6:00 PM
Braga Rite Low Mass, Holy Name of Jesus Church,
Providence, RI

Saturday, 19 October, 11:00 AM
Pontifical Mass, Holy Name of Jesus Church,
Providence, RI

Sunday, 20 October, 2:00 PM
Pontifical Mass, Dinner & Conference, St. Titus Church,
Aliquippa, PA

Monday, 21 October, 7:30 PM (Feast Day of Blessed Karl of Austria)
Pontifical Mass & Reception, St. Mary Mother of God Church,
Washington, DC

Tuesday, 22 October, 6:00 PM
Mass, Reception & Conference, John Paul II Shrine,
Washington, DC

Wednesday, 23 October, 7:00 PM
Pontifical Mass & Conference, Mater Ecclesiae Church,
Berlin, NJ

Friday, 25 October, 8:00 AM
Pontifical Mass, Carmel of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph,
Elysburg, PA

Saturday, 26 October, 5:30 PM
Novus Ordo (in Portuguese), Our Lady of Fatima Church,
Elizabeth, NJ

Sunday, 27 October, 11:00 AM
Pontifical Mass & Conference, St. Anthony of Padua Oratory,
West Orange, NJ

Monday, 28 October, 6:00 PM
Pontifical Mass & Conference, Church of the Holy Innocents,
Manhattan, NY

Veneration of Relic after all Masses

Celebrant of Pontifical Masses:
His Excellency, Don Teodoro de Faria
Bishop Emeritus of Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal

Conference Speaker:
Ricardo Dumont dos Santos
Portugal Delegate of the Emperor Karl League of Prayer

These Masses and conferences were arranged and coordinated by the following Traditional Knights of Columbus councils:
Regina Coeli Council 423, Manhattan, NY
Potomac Council 433, Washington, DC
Woodlawn Council 2161, Aliquippa, PA
Agnus Dei Council 12361, Manhattan, NY
Mater Ecclesiae Council 12833, Berlin, NJ

Grateful acknowledgement to Syversen Touring for arranging air travel.

Additional support provided by:
Knights of Columbus District of Columbia State Council
The Paulus Institute for the Propagation of Sacred Liturgy
The Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community, Inc. (PLMC)

For additional information about Blessed Karl, please visit
the Emperor Karl League of Prayer website.