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Saturday, 22 September 2007

Requiem for Cardinal Duke of York

Today was the occasion for the Requiem Mass on the bicentenary of the death of the Cardinal Duke of York - otherwise
Henry Benedict Stuart
Prince and Duke of York
Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia and Velletri
Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
Vice-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Church
Head of the Royal House of Stuart


also grandson of James II and brother of 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'.

A Solemn Requiem was celebrated this afternoon by Bishop Bernard Longley at the Conventual Church of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, at the hospital of St John and St Elizabeth.

Details of the Mass are at Roman Christendom: Bicentenary Pontifical Requiem for the Cardinal Duke of York.

The Mass was organised on behalf of the Royal Stuart Society. Fr Nicholas Schofield is the honorary chaplain of this society and was subdeacon for the Mass. He has a report and photos at his blog. (Roman Miscellany: Requiem for the Cardinal Duke of York)
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