Lonigo, Vicenza – Friday 10 April 2015. At the Church of San Fermo in the Pavoniani complex at Villa San Fermo – “Giovanelli” di Lonigo, a solemn mass took place, with the “ritual of the investitures” of the new Knights and Ladies of the Delegation of Triveneto of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, celebrated (with three concelebrants) by Ecclesiastical Knight Commander of Grace of Lombardy, Monsignor Arnaldo Morandi, by proxy for His Eminence, the Very Reverend Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior of the Order – Cardinal Protodeacon of the Holy Roman Church.
Great Officers were present to solemnise the event: the Grand Prefect and the Grand Treasurer, alongside the Delegate of Triveneto, Paolo Bellieni with the Representatives: Alberto Lembo for the province of Verona, Silvano Dall’Amico for Vicenza, Lucio Pasqualetto for Treviso, Alberto Lonigo for Padova and Giorgio Miccoli, representative for the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
In total, the following honours were given: twenty-two Knights and two Ladies, six Medals of Merit including one Gold Medal given to the Italian Delegation of the International Association Regina Elena ONLUS and five “silver” medals to Knights who are already members of the Order for the merits in humanitarian and charity work helping people in need.
It was a very important, solemn and significant event, attended by the Mayor of Lonigo, Dr. Giuseppe Boschetto, Monsignor Vittorio Montagna, priest of the parish of the Holy Redeemer of Lonigo, as well as military authorities.