12 April 2019

Report: Blessed Karl of Austria Mass, Luncheon & Conference 2019

On Passion Sunday, 7 April 2019, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 Traditional Latin Mass Guild hosted a Mass in honor of Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria at St. Titus Church in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

Fr. Ladis J. Cizik, Chaplain of Woodlawn Council, offered the Mass.

After Mass, the faithful venerated a first class relic of Blessed Karl.

The luncheon & conference were held in the church hall.  Katherine E. Novak, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the William Penn Association, the largest Hungarian-American fraternal organization in the United States, presented a check to support the honoring of Blessed Karl.  Sam Belli, Grand Knight of Woodlawn Council 2161, accepted the donation on behalf of St. Titus Parish.

James Cardellini, Director Emeritus of the Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community, Inc., presented a check to Grand Knight Sam Belli in support of Woodlawn Council 2161's Latin Mass program, and also a biography of Venerable Fr. Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.

Suzanne Pearson, Delegate to the Emperor Karl League of Prayer, spoke about devotion to Blessed Karl and the restoration of Catholic Tradition.

Woodlawn Council 2161 wishes to thank Katherine E. Novak and the William Penn Association for their continued support of and participation in the honoring of Blessed Karl.

Woodlawn Council 2161 also thanks the Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community, Inc., for providing liturgical and logistical support.

For more information about Blessed Karl and the cause for his canonization, visit the Emperor Karl League of Prayer website.

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