On Wednesday, January 22nd, following the 40th annual March for Life in Washington, DC, a Solemn High Mass in the Presence of a Greater Prelate was held at a filled-to-capacity Old St. Mary's in Chinatown for the repose of the soul of the March for Life foundress, Nellie Gray, who passed away in 2012.
Fr. Abbot Philip Anderson of Clear Creek Abbey, Oklahoma, was the celebrant for the Mass, Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth (of the Oratorians in Formation in the Community of St. Phillip Neri, Washington, DC) assisted as deacon, and Fr. Gregory Pendergraft, FSSP as subdeacon. Bp. Thomas Paprocki (Springfield, Illinois) assisted in choir, as did other clerics.
|Bishop Paprocki with leaders of Juventutem affiliates from around the country at the social following Mass|