The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated by the Lombardy Delegation in an atmosphere of sober solemnity in the parish church of San Gottardo, Brescia, site of the Prior of Lombardy Mons. Arnaldo Morandi, Secretary General of the Office of the Grand Prior.
Holy Mass was celebrated by Mons. Pierantonio Bodini, Knight of Ecclesiastical Grace and canon of the patriarchal basilica of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Present for the ceremony were Vice Delegate Mr. Giuseppe Rizzani, provincial representatives, the chaplain for Monza Brianza Don Michele Somaschini and a great number of knights and dames of the Constantinian Order.
Authorities present included the provincial delegate of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher, Mr Claudio Andreoli. The celebration was followed by a fraternal agape whose proceeds will be used for the charitable activities of the Order.