Cardinal Meisner as Papal Legate for St. Agnes Birthday

On Saturday, October 22, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI. appointed Archbishop of Cologne upon Rhine, cardinal Joachim Meisner as his special Legate for the celebration of St. Agnes of Bohemia's 800th birthday anniversary.
Published: 25. 10. 2011 17:35

Prague: This November, the Czech Church will commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the cannonization of Agnes, the Premyslid Princess of the 13th century, by the Bd. Pope John Paul II in Rome, 1989. This year also marks the 800th anniversary of the votaress princess' birth.

Cardinal Meisner will be the chief celebrant and preacher of the solemn divine service on November 12, 2011 at 10.00 at the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague. Votive decorations and medals of St. Agnes of Bohemia will be bestowed during the divine service.

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