NMCAL’S 4th Annual Roman Gala

Washington, DC, April 23, 2015 –(PR.com)– NMCAL’S 4th Annual Roman Gala – “Celebrating Families and Love is our Mission”

His Excellency, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council of Families to be honored on Wednesday evening, May 13, 2015 at the Embassy of Italy, DC with a host of Ambassadors and Washington Business Leaders.

Ambassadors, Senators and Congress members, Roman Catholic Clergy, artists, business leaders and patrons of the arts will gather under the Patronage of the Ambassador of Italy to the United States and Mrs. Claudio Bisogniero and under the Patronage of the Order of San Martino and Knights, honoree Prince Lorenzo Maria Raimondo de Medici from Rome will come together to celebrate this springtime gala on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima.

It will be held at the Embassy of Italy on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 6:30 P.M. to 10:30 PM. Hosted by the Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Catholic Art and Library, Honorary Gala Chairs US Ambassador Raymond and Kathleen Flynn and Gala Chairs, Christina Cox, NMCAL Founder and NMCAL Chairman, Timothy Barton and President JMJ Development of Dallas, TX will be fundraising to support a new museum.

The NMCAL’S Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to honoree Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family; Former US Secretary of Veterans James Nicholson, Former US Ambassador to the Holy See and Former Republican National Committee Chairman, Thomas Prasil, Former Senior Vice President of Investments at Paine Weber, UBS. The Environmental, Peace and Justice Award will be presented to Daniel Misleh, Executive Director, Catholic Climate Covenant.

NMCAL Patron of the Arts Award will be given to Johnessco Rodriguez. Steve Alpert will receive the National Military Artist Award, Luis Peralta will receive the Portrait Award for his painting of Archbishop Oscar Romero, and Paul Gatto will receive the International Artist Award for his painting of The Morsel and his many artworks donated to NMCAL. We will be exhibiting Michelangelo’s St Peters’ Pieta, a life-size marble reproduction sculpture from the Vatican Observatory by Arte Divine, and donated by art collector Thomas Prasil.

Contact: to purchase tickets and for information:
NMCAL: www.nmcal.org
Office: 202-450-5707
Cell: 917-750-0014 (Christina) / 240-432-4637 (Catherine)

Gala Details Below

What: 4th Annual Roman Gala – “Celebrating Families and Love is Our Mission”
Who: Leaders from business, politics, religion and the arts, plus patrons of the arts
When: 6:30-10:30 pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Where: Italian Embassy, 3000 Whitehaven St. NW, Washington, DC 20008
Dress: Black Tie, Formal Long Dress
Support: Limited space is available; contact NMCAL

Contact: Ms. Christina Cox, NMCAL (202)-450-5707 office, 917-750-0014 cell; catholicart@aol.com

For Tickets Prices and to reserve tables: $1000 VIP, $500

Tables: $50,000, $25,000, $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000

This is a private event given by NMCAL; Embassy of Italy is not selling tickets.
Contact Information
The National Museum of Catholic Art and Library
Christina Cox