The American Delegation actively participated in the patronal feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel at the Newark parish, on Sunday, July 18. The parish has long been a home base for knights and dames living in the northeastern United States thanks to the kindness of the late pastor, Msgr. Joseph Ambrosio, Ecclesiastical Knight Officer of Grace, who died on October 4 of last year. Msgr. Ambrosio, priest of the Archdiocese of Newark for 46 years (24 of which were spent in leading Mount Carmel) was loved by all and his death left a great void in the wider community. And so the City of Newark (280,000 inhabitants) decided to rededicate a part of Oliver Street (the street on which the parish is located), renaming it as “Msgr. Joseph F. Ambrosio Way,” in recognition of the priest’s dedicated service. The unveiling ceremony of ‘Msgr. Ambrosio Way,’ which included the participation of civil and church authorities, took place before the Pontifical Mass and procession. During the ceremony, Cav. Uff. Avv. Patrick O’Boyle, vice delegate of the American Delegation, and Cav. Prof. Eric Lavin, pastoral associate of the parish, spoke. Various knights and dames, and chaplains of the Order, attended the Mass and procession.
USA: Constantinian Order Participation at the Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Newark