(E) TODAY MASS IN HONOR OF BL. ALOJZIJE STEPINAC
MASS IN HONOR OF BL. ALOJZIJE STEPINAC
A solemn mass in honor of Bl. Alojzije Stepinac will
be celebrated at 7pm on Tuesday, February 8th 2005 at
Our Lady of Victory Church, 4835 MacArthur Blvd.,
N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007.
The main celebrant of the mass will be Rev. Francis
Moloney, S.D.B., S.T.L., S.S.L., D.Phil., the Dean
of the School of Theology and Religious Studies
at the Catholic University of America. Rev. Moloney is
a world renowned scripture scholar and has served
several years on the Papal Theological Commission in
Besides the various priests from The Washington area,
other priests in concelebration include Rev. Dr. James
McCann, S.J., Director of the Office to Aid the Catholic
Church in Central and Eastern Europe, at the United
States Conference of Catholic Bishops; Rev. Paul Lee,
Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish; and Rev. Damir
Stojic, Pastor of the Croatian Pastoral Mission.
Also in attendance there will be various dignitaries,
the Minister of Culture in the Republic of Croatia Mr.
Bosko Biskupic and his wife Ljerka; the Ambassador of
the Republic of Croatia to the United States of
America His Excellency Mr. Neven Jurica and his wife
Dunja; and, Member of the Croatian Parliament Mr.
Mario Zubovic and his wife Dora.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the death of
Bl. Stepinac, it we will be our honor if you join us
to commemorate this hero and martyr of the Church.
There will be a reception in Hess hall after the mass.
Rev. Damir Stojic