A Solemn Pontifical Mass will be celebrated by His Excellency Teodoro de Faria, Bishop Emeritus of Funchal (Portugal) in honor of Blessed Charles of Austria on Monday, October 21, 2013. Bishop de Faria is the postulator of the cause of canonization of Blessed Charles, and has written a book about him. Blessed Charles was a Member of the Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta.
The Holy Sacrifice will be celebrated in the Traditional Latin Rite at the Saint Mary Mother of God Parish in Washington DC on October 21, 2013. On the following day, October 22, a conference will take place at the John Paul II Shrine, having as Speakers His Excellency Bishop de Faria and Dr. Ricardo Dumont dos Santos, Honorary Council of Germany in Madeira and Leader of the Blessed Charles Prayer League in Portugal.
If any of you is able to attend one or both events, please contact karl.info @ verizon.net to register, for catering purposes. The visit by Bishop Teodoro de Faria and Mr. Dumont dos Santos to the U.S. is made possible due to a joint effort between the Knights of Columbus Councils: 12833 (Mater Ecclesiae, Berlin NJ); 2161 (Woodlawn, Aliquippa, PA); 12361 (Agnus Dei, New York, NY); and 433 (Potomac, Washington, DC)