Our thanks to readers from New York City and Copenhagen for sending in these pictures of Confirmations recently celebrated in their local churches in the Extraordinary Form.
On Saturday, June 25, His Excellency Czeslaw Kozon, Bishop of Copenhagen, conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation in the traditional rite on 13 young people from Denmark, Sweden and Germany in St. Augustine’s Church in Copenhagen, after which he celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Throne, the votive Mass of the Holy Spirit. Bishop Kozon has been very supportive towards the Traditional Latin Mass community in Denmark, especially since Summorum Pontificum. This was the second Pontifical Mass in Denmark since the liturgical reforms; Bishop Kozon celebrated the first in St. Ansgar’s Cathedral in 2010. He also recently celebrated Solemn Pontifical Vespers there. In Denmark the TLM is currently celebrated every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday in the capital, Copenhagen, and 2nd Sunday in Randers on the mainland.