Monday, November 9, 2015

Archduke Imre of Austria talks about his great-grandparents, Emperor Karl and Empress Zita

The interview is in French.  Hit Google translate to read in English.

Archduke Imre, 29, is the eldest son of Archduke Carl Christian of Austria and his wife, Princess Marie Astrid of Luxembourg.  

Imre lives in Luxembourg with his American-born wife, Kathleen, and their two-year-old daughter, Maria Stella.   Archduchess Kathleen expects a second child in January 2016.

They consider the lives of Karl (who was beatified in 2004 and is on the road to canonization) and Zita to be role models for Catholic family.  Archduke Imre sas he and his wife pray the Rosary every day.

"Despite the great challenges of our society, we are "animated by a great hope in the future, we want to pass on to our children,"  Archduke Imre said to interviewer Mathilde Rambaud.

Archduke Imre is a Senior Business Consultant with Ernst & Young in Luxembourg.


ajimmo said...

I wonder if Marlene has interviewed, whilst she is still on the planet, Sally de Barcza of NJ. Her late husband was Kary(Carles) de Barcza whose mother was a lady-in-waiting to the Empress Zita. I can provide contact unless already established.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

Thanks for the kind offer but have not, and no need to do so.