Msgr. Wach Visits Chicago, 2007

On Tuesday, June 12, 2007, the first Solemn High Mass was celebrated in the basement chapel at the Shrine of Christ the King in Chicago by Monsignor Gilles Wach, with Father Andreas Hellmann as deacon and Abbé Georg Emmel as subdeacon. Assisting in choir were Msgr. Michael Schmitz, Vicar General of the Institute, and Msgr. Richard Soseman, Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois. Mass was followed by novena devotions to St. Thérèse and Benediction. Afterwards, Msgr. Wach was welcomed by the Chicago faithful at a lively reception.  It was Monsignor Wach's first visit to the Shrine.

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