On the occasion of the important celebration of the Candlemas, the delegation of Calabria participated in two solemn masses. The first one was held in the city of Catanzaro, near the parish of Sant’Antonio da Padova, where the Eucharistic liturgy was presided over by H.E. Msgr. Vincenzo Bertolone, archbishop of Catanzaro – Squillace diocese and president of the Episcopal Conference of Calabria. At the end of the celebration, all Knights, guided by the vice delegate, met the prelate of Calabria, who was given a copy of “A walk between faith and charity, Yearbook 2016-2017“, published by the Delegation. The Knights and the volunteers donated many clothes for the young prisoners of the Penal Institute for the minors of Catanzaro.
At the same time, a representation of knights participated in the celebrations of the “Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus in the Temple” in the city of Reggio Calabria, near the Church of Santa Maria della Candelora. The exciting liturgical celebration was presided over by H.E. Msgr. Vittorio Luigi Mondello, Archbishop Emeritus of Reggio Calabria-Bova and Prior of the Delegation of Calabria; Msgr. Luigi Cannizzo, Vice Prior concelebrated the mass. The representation of Knights and volunteers also made a donation for the poor of the area.