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2017 SPIRITUAL RETREAT OF THE ABRUZZO ANDMOLISE DELEGATION

2017 SPIRITUAL RETREAT OF THE ABRUZZO ANDMOLISE DELEGATION

DSC_1015On 14, 15 and 16 September the Knights of the Abruzzo and Molise Delegation held a spiritual retreat in the Sanctuary of the Addolorata of Castelpetroso, on the Molise hills. Present were Delegate Franco Ciufo, the Chaplains and about sixty Knights, Dames and Applicants.

Special care was taken regarding the Applicants who, as is the custom for our Delegation, take part in a two year training course during which they are present for our activities and attend at least one spiritual retreat before becoming members of the Constantinian Militia. This year’s theme was “Working in the Vineyard of the Lord”. The chaplains underscored the evangelical meaning of the subject matter and the need for love of God and our neighbor, with special focus on understanding and forgiveness. During the three days various lessons were provided on the history of the Order: By-laws and purpose, history of the Kingdom of, the Two Sicilies and the Royal House of Bourbon, the politics, economy and finances of the Kingdom and the most important personages and events that conferred such honor upon the Order.

There was also a special presentation on the conversion of actress Claudia Koll. The Retreat coincided with the most important Festivities of the order: Exaltation of the Holy Cross and the Feast of The most Holy Mary of Sorrows whose name honors the Sanctuary of Castelpetroso, the Patron Saint of the Molise region.

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FESTIVITY OF THE HOLY CROSS IN ABRUZZO AND MOLISE

FESTIVITY OF THE HOLY CROSS IN ABRUZZO AND MOLISE

DSC_0762 (2)On September 14 the Knights and Dames of the Abruzzo and Molise delegation, as well as their families, assembled in the Marian Sanctuary of Castelpetroso (IS) to celebrate the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

At the conclusion of the procession Don Francesco Ferro, Knight of Ecclesiastical Grace, celebrated Holy Mass. In so doing he spoke of the importance of the Feast in the Christian world and its meaning for the Constantinian Militia, remembering the Special Indulgence awarded to participants by our Holy Father Pope Francis.

The liturgy ended with benediction of the relic of the wood of the cross by Knight of Ecclesiastical Grace don Natalino di Rienzo. This important festivity marked the beginning of the 2017 spiritual retreat for Knights of the Delegation which lasted until Saturday 16 September. Approximately 60 Knights, Dames and applicants participated, coordinated by the Delegate, Mr Franco Ciufo, as well as local families and dignitaries.

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ABRUZZO AND MOLISE – DONATION TO THE AFGHAN PEOPLE

ABRUZZO AND MOLISE – DONATION TO THE AFGHAN PEOPLE

DSCN0176The Abruzzo and Molise Delegation completed a significant collection of goods to be donated to the Afghan people, victims of a long and cruel war. The food, medical and clerical items for children attending school were sent by the Knights of Abruzzo-Molise to Herat where they were given to Captain Gianluca Mineo, an aspirant to the Constantinian Cross and to Brother Captain Federico Pirola, who have been working with the Italian Armed Forces for several months in the peace mission Resolute Support – Afghanistan/Herat.

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ABRUZZO AND MOLISE – RESUMPTION OF ACTIVITIES IN THE MOLISE REGION

ABRUZZO AND MOLISE – RESUMPTION OF ACTIVITIES IN THE MOLISE REGION

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VENAFRO (IS). Subsequent to a meeting held in Tagliacozza, Abruzzo on April 23, the Knights and Dames of the Abruzzo and Molise Delegation assembled in Venafro on July 9, thus initiating activities in the Molisana region. On this occasion many Knights and Dames from other parts of Italy were also present, along with numerous guests. Delegate Mr Francesco Ciufo was welcomed by the Municipal Administration of Venafro, represented by Mrs Angela Maria Tommasone who thanked them for having chosen her city for this meeting and by Regional Counselor Mr. Massimiliano Scarabeo, as well as numerous local authorities.
During the meeting the Delegate spoke of the different charitable activities carried out throughout the world to assist the less fortunate.

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THE KNIGHTS OF THE DELEGATION OF ABRUZZO AND MOLISE PAY HOMAGE TO ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA

THE KNIGHTS OF THE DELEGATION OF ABRUZZO AND MOLISE PAY HOMAGE TO ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA

Tagliacozzo (AQ) — 30 August 2015. The Grand Prior, Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, officiated a Holy Pontifical Mass in the city of Tagliacozzo, in honor of St. Anthony of Padua to whom the local Administration renewed the Patronage over the City and the Municipality. For the occasion, the Secretary of the Royal Deputation, the Noble Piero Antonio Cutellé, lawyer, arrived from Rome. He was accompanied by the Delegate for Abruzzi and Molise, Marquis Baldassarre Castiglione of Poggio Umbricchio, and by a representative of Knights and Dames of the Delegation. He was present to the solemn Eucharistic Celebration which concluded the peregrination of the Relics of the Saint coming from Padua.

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