Downing Street Reception in aid of Plater College, Oxford

London – May 2004. British and Irish Delegate Anthony Bailey attended a reception at 10 Downing Street hosted by Mrs Cherie Blair, QC, wife of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, MP. The reception was held in honour of Plater College, Oxford, which offers practical support and encouragement to people whose experience of education – and…

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Cardinal Pompedda concelebrates mass at the Apostolic Nunciature

Dublin – May 2004. Following the meeting with the President of Ireland, Cardinal Pompedda, paid a visit to the Apostolic Nunciature in Dublin and paid a courtesy call on the Apostolic Nuncio, His Excellency Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto. Whilst at the Nunciature, Cardinal Pompedda, together with the Apostolic Nunciature con-celebrated Holy Mass which was attended by…

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Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern, TD, sends congratulatory message to Order on the occasion of the Delegation’s 200th anniversary

Dublin – April 2004. In a message addressed to British and Irish Delegate, Anthony Bailey, Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern, TD, sent a congratulatory message to Constantinian Order on the occasion of the Delegation’s 200th anniversary said “I wish to extend my very best wishes to the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George…

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Cardinal Connell retires as Archbishop of Dublin

Dublin – April 2004. The Order’s Chief Chaplain of Ireland, Cardinal Desmond Connell, has retired as Archbishop of Dublin in accordance with canon law. The Cardinal’s successor, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, said: “It is a day for all of us to recognize the years of service of Cardinal Connell to the Church in Dublin and beyond.…

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