Delegate’s Engagements – January – February 2017

London, February 2017. The Delegate, Anthony Bailey, during January and February 2017 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation. 4 January 2017 – Attended a Lunch meeting with His Eminence Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, London W2. 11 January 2017 – Signed the Book of Condolence in memory of…

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Cardinal Desmond Connell passes away in Dublin

Dublin, 21 February 2017. The Delegation of Great Britain and Ireland with much regret notes the passing of the Archbishop emeritus of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, His Eminence Desmond, Cardinal Connell, aged 90. Educated in Ireland at St. Peter’s National School, Phibsboro and Belvedere College, he was ordained  priest in 1951. His Eminence was appointed Archbishop of Dublin…

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Constantinian Order launches Delegation in Austria

Vienna, January 2017. The historical connections of the Constantinian Order with Austria have been recently revitalised through the establishment of a Delegation for Austria headquartered in Vienna. The Grand Magistry has appointed as founding Delegate of Austria the Hon. Consul General Dr Wolfgang Andreas Breitenthaler, a longstanding member of the Order who resides in Vienna.…

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Constantinian Order Grand Master congratulates Frà John Edward Critien on his appointment as Grand Chancellor of the Order of Malta

Rome, December 2016. The Sovereign Council of the Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint John has appointed Frà John Edward Critien to the office of Grand Chancellor a.i. Within the Government’s structure of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Grand Chancellor is both the Foreign Minister and the Minister of the Interior. The Grand…

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Delegate’s Engagements – October – December 2016

London, December 2016. The Delegate, Anthony Bailey, from October to December 2016 undertook the following engagements on behalf of the British and Irish Delegation. 6 October 2016 – Attended Day of German Unity reception at German Ambassador’s Residence, 21 Belgrave Square, London SW1. 7 – 9 October 2016 – Visited Tirana, Albania on the occasion of the…

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Christmas message from Pope Francis

Vatican City, December 2016. “Dear brothers and sisters, Happy Christmas! Christ is born for us, let us rejoice in the day of our salvation! Let us open our hearts to receive the grace of this day, which is Christ himself. Jesus is the radiant “day” which has dawned on the horizon of humanity. A day of…

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Christmas message from the Grand Master

Rome, December 2016. The Grand Master, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, sends Christmas and New Year’s greetings to all knights and dames.  “Dear Knights and Dames On the occasion of the forthcoming Christmas festivities I would like to send you my heartfelt wishes for a holy Christmas and a serene New…

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