Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release October 22, 2009
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Belgium to attend the Thanksgiving Mass for Saint Damien de Veuster on October 18, 2009.
The Honorable Howard W. Gutman, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Neil Abercrombie, U.S. Congressman, Hawaii
The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Congresswoman, Hawaii
Mr. Joshua DuBois, Director, The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Reverend Larry J. Snyder, President, Catholic Charities USA