October 15, 2017 Solemn Pontifical Investiture in Chiesa di San Matteo al Cassaro di Palermo, presided over by S.E. Rev.ma l’Abate Generale Bruno Platter, Grand Master of the Teutonic Order. Dom Theodoro de Oliveira and Dom Frederick Haas were honorable guests.
October 14, 2017 Vigil and Eucharistic Adoration in Chiesa Capitolare Teutonica di Monreale, presided over by His Excellency Michele Pennisi, Archbishop Abbot of Monreale and Spiritual Assistant of the Baliato of Sicily.
August 4, 2017 Pilgrimage to Manoppello/Italy to the "Volto Santo" with Dom Theodoro de Oliveira and Family Badde. It was a great and very spiritual experience and we could understand St. John: "...and he saw, and believed" (John 20:8).
January 21./22. 2017 The ceremony of the appointment of our Bishop as a honorary academician in the Academia Teutonica di Sicilia "Enrico vi di Hohenstaufen" under the patronage of the Grand Master of the Teutonic Order.
January 21./22. 2017 Celebrazione Ecumenica della Parola per commemorare i 500 anni della Riforma Luterana.