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Mass commemorates birth of Agnes of Bohemia

A mass in Prague’s St Francis of Assisi church commemorated on Sunday the 800th anniversary of the birth of St Agnes of Bohemia, a daughter of the Bohemian Kings Přemysl I Otakar who became a nun and devoted her life to charity. She was canonized by the Catholic Church in November 1989, just days before the beginning of the Velvet Revolution that ended communist rule in the country. The mass was celebrated by the Grand Master of the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star, founded by Agnes of Bohemia in 1233 as the only religious male order founded by a woman, and the only order founded in Bohemia and Moravia.