Several knights and dames of the American Delegation assisted at the solemn Pontifical Mass for the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven, on Sunday, August 15. The Mass, celebrated by the Most Rev. Joseph Perry, auxiliary bishop of Chicago, took place in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul with almost 2,000 people present. Besides the sacred ministers of the Mass, various priests ‘in choir’, and Constantinian knights and dames, the Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta were also represented.
USA: Pontifical Mass for the Assumption in Philadelphia