Constantinian Order supports international appeal for Dominica in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Roseau, October 2017. The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has declared a state of emergency following the devastating effect of Hurricane Maria on 19 September 2017, which has left 27 people dead,  many more missing and 90% of the country’s structures destroyed or damaged. The Prime Minister The Hon Roosevelt Skerrit, has announced that the Dominican Government and their High Commission in London have set…

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His Excellency Dr Lachezar Matev, KCFO, passes away

London, 5 October 2017. The Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland and the Delegation for Inter-Religious Relations notes with much regret and  sadness the passing of His Excellency Dr Lachezar Matev on 28 September 2017 in Sofia, aged 66. Ambassador Matev was a longstanding member and supporter of the Order. He was a prominent advocate of inter-faith initiatives and was…

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Bishop of Roseau and Cardinal Felix congratulate the Constantinian Order on the completion of the now fully restored and operational Retirement Home for the Elderly in Dominica

Roseau, September 2017. The Renovation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Retirement Home, Morne Daniel, in Dominica has been completed. This project was funded through the support received from members and supporters of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George. The elderly home is a 2-storey building, with ten rooms available for residents. It provides round the…

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Constantinian Order Grand Prior Cardinal Martino – Message on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Rome, September 2017. His Eminence Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George, has issued a message directed to all knights and dames on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. In his message, His Eminence encourages knights and dames to celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with…

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Constantinian Order Grand Master sends message and is represented at the Funeral Mass for Delegation Prior Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

London, 13 September 2017. The Requiem Mass and burial of His Eminence Cormac Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop emeritus of Westminster, Prior of the British and Irish Delegation of the Constantinian Order took place on 13 September 2017 at Westminster Cathedral in London. The mass was presided over by the Archbishop of Westminster, His Eminence Vincent Cardinal Nichols and the…

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Pope Francis praises Cardinal Cormac’s ‘distinguished service to the Church’

Vatican City, September 2017. His Holiness Pope Francis offered his heartfelt condolences following the passing of His Eminence Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor on 1 September 2017. In his message to Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, Pope Francis recalled the distinguished service of the late Cardinal & Delegation Prior to the Church in England and Wales. He wrote:…

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Delegation Prior Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor passes away

London, 1 September 2017. The Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland notes with much regret and profound sadness the passing of His Eminence Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, aged 85. Cardinal Cormac was a longstanding supporter of the Order and as Prior of the Delegation of Great Britain & Ireland of the Constantinian Order he served as the spiritual head in our countries. His…

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Delegation Prior Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor in hospital

London, 21 August 2017. His Eminence Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, Prior of the Delegation of Great Britain & Ireland of the Constantinian Order has been taken seriously ill in hospital. His Eminence has been a longstanding supporter of the Order and its spiritual head in our countries having first been invested into the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George in 2002 as…

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