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Annual Mass Details
What: Solemn Mass of the Feast of St. Charles Martyr
and Annual Luncheon.
When: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 am
Where: St Timothy Church
4201 Mitchell Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas
The Rt. Rev'd Keith L. Ackerman, SSC, DD, Vicar
Celebrant & Preacher:Bp. Ackerman
Pontificating: The Rt Rev'd Jack Leo Iker, SSC, DD, Bishop of Fort Worth
Music: Early Choral music
directed by Kathy Powell
Luncheon: Buffet Luncheon reservations due by 19 January
Cost: $20

The 35th Annual Mass and Luncheon of the American Region of the Society of King Charles the Martyr will be held Saturday, 27 January 2018, at St Timothy Church, Fort Worth, Texas, at the kind invitation of The Rt Rev'd Keith L. Ackerman, SSC, DD, Vicar.

We are happy to be visiting Saint Timothy's for the first time and are very pleased to have Bishop Ackerman, who is the Society's Episcopal Patron and Chairman of the Board, as our preacher and celebrant. We are also delighted to have The Rt Rev'd Jack Leo Iker, SSC, DD, Bishop of Fort Worth, present and pontificating.

The music of the mass will an offering of music from the period during and before the life of Charles I, performed under the direction of Kathy Powell.

A buffet luncheon with a superb menu follows, for which reservations are required.

Buffet luncheon, $20 per person. Reservations: Please send a check payable to "St. Timothy's" memo "SKCM" to the parish office: 4201 Mitchell Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76119, by the 19th of January.

Call 817-536-7856 or send email to info@sttimothysacc.com if you need further assistance.

SKCM commemorates the martyrdom of Charles I, King of England, Ireland and Scotland; and of France and Jerusalem also, by whose death the Catholic Faith of the Anglican Communion was preserved from Puritan intentions. St. Charles refused to resign both his faith in the apostolic order, as established by Christ Himself, and the authority of his bishops to the Puritan Roundheads, led by Oliver Cromwell, the sometime (and illegal) Lord Protector. The Roundheads committed regicide against Blessed Charles on 30 January 1649 outside the Banqueting House of Whitehall Palace. Immediately upon the Restoration of Church and King on 29 May 1660, the Convocation of Canterbury and York, now being free to assemble and act, canonised King Charles and added his name to the Kalendar of Saints at the revision of The Prayer Book. S. Charles is honoured for his strong personal piety, for his protection and patronage of the Church, and his martyrdom.

Additional Masses are planned for
2019: Annual Mass
Saturday, 26 Jan
Nashotah House, Nashotah, Wisconsin
2020: Annual Mass
Saturday, 25 Jan
S Stephen's Church, Providence, Rhode Island

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Society of King Charles the Martyr, Inc.
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