New York, 3rd March 2016. St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York will host the investiture ceremony of new Knights and Dames of the Constantinian Order and of the Royal Order of Francis I. The ceremony will be attended by T.R.H. Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Castro. Holy Mass will be celebrated by His Eminence Theodore Cardinal McCarick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, Prior of the Delegation and Bailiff Knight Grand Cross of Justice, together with many members of the Clergy of the United States Delegation.
2/13/16: Constantinian Order: The United Nations on March 4, 2016 will present the International Humanitarian Award to Her Royal Highness, Princess Camilla di Borbone of the Two Sicilies for HRH's incredible work on behalf of the less fortunate throughout the world, especially championing the rights and dignity of children and women in war torn areas of the world, and seeking their protection.
Our Order will be hosting a number of events in NYC to celebrate this recognition of HRH and the work which she does.
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2/9/2016 On Thursday, 3 March 2016: Investiture of members of the Constantinian Order as well as the Royal Order of Francesco I will be held at 4:30 PM, followed by Concelebrated Votive Solemn High Mass of Saint George, Knight and Martyr at the High Altar of the Cathedral of Saint Patrick at 5:30 PM. Remarks by His Royal Highness and the Delegate prior to a Cocktail Reception at The Lotte New York Palace Hotel from 7:00-10:00 PM.
2/9/16: Constantinian Order: Her Royal Highness Princess Camilla di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, Duchess of Castro, will be receiving a UN Humanitarian Award at the UN on March 5, 2016. Various events in NYC will be hosted in honor of TRH visit.
Members and friends of the Order are invited to contact the Chancellor of the US Delegation for the Dynastic Orders of the Two Sicilies for further details at:
2/8/16: Members of the Delegation have been invited to participate in an Extraordinary Pilgrimage to Rome in the Year of Mercy on May 13-15 at the Vatican. This will be a gathering of Constantinian Delegations throughout the world. It will be headed by His Royal Highness, Prince Carlo di Borbone, other members of the Royal Family and our Grand Prior, His Eminence, Renato Raffaele Cardinal Martino. Liturgy will be at the Papal Altar at St Peter's Basilica. Events will be planned all weekend. Already, members of the US Delegation have expressed a desire to join in the Pilgrimage.
Members interested are encouraged to address interest to:
2/7/16: Today the members of our Order from the Lazio and Campania Delegations joined with hundreds of citizens of the Loyal City of Gaeta in celebrating Mass in memory of the thousands of victims of the siege of Gaeta in 1861 by Piedmontese forces. The Flag of the Two Sicllies was raised over the fortress from which it had been pulled down this day in 1861. Many officers who died in the siege were members of our Order. Through the efforts of the Order, their remains were buried in the Cathedral of Gaeta in a section devoted to Constantinian victims; heroes who remained faithful to their nation and king.
2/7/16: A reminder to all members of the Order to "Save the Date". Members should be receiving by regular mail and by e-mail invitations to Order events on Thursday, March 3, 2016 in New York City, including a Liturgical Celebration; Bestowal of Honors; and Reception in conjunction with the Royal Visit of Their Royal Highnesses, Prince Carlo and Princess Camilla di Borbone delle Due Sicilie to the UN and NYC.
Members and Friends who have not updated their contact and mail information are encouraged to do so ASAP with the Chancellor.
Information can be addressed to:
2/4/16: Constantinian Order: His Royal Highness, Rev. Prince don Alessandro di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, a KGC of our Order with Collar, here with our Naples Delegate, Marchese Pierluigi Sanfelice di Bagnoli presided at a Mass for dozens of our members at the historic church of San Leucio in the first workers commune in the world created by his ancestor, King Ferdinando I of the Two Sicilies on the feast of his other ancestor, Blessed Queen Maria Cristina. HRH is a cousin of HRH the Duke of Castro, our Grand Master. San Leucio was a successful workers' commune that was a utopian model producing the best silk in Europe during the independence of the Kingdom.
2/4/16: Constantinian Order: The city of Gaeta will officially inaugurate a three day event commemorating the 300th anniversary of the birth of King Carlo di Borbone, the father of the restored independent modern Two Siclies. Members of our Delegations in Lazio and Campana will be involved in the events.
1/31/16: The Delegation recalls with fond appreciation the great work of our late Delegate, HE David Lacey Garrison, Jr. on the tenth anniversary of his funeral in 2006. His inspired leadership will always be remembered. HRH Prince Carlo di Borbone bestowed the Collar of the Order on him at our NY Investiture in 2005 in token of his extraordinary service to the Order. He was also decorated by the Holy See with the Order of St Gregory the Great; the SMOM, the EOHS and the Venerable Order of St John.