The delegation’s investiture ceremony took place on Saturday July 25th at the church Madonna del Carmine in Alessandria. The celebration was chaired by the Prior of Lombardy, Father Arnaldo Morandi. 4 knights, 2 ecclesiastical knights, 10 promoters and 5 decorated received the investiture. Ecclesiastical and civil authorities were also present, including Senator Massimo Berutti. Among the ecclesiastics, the chaplain of the representation of Alexandria and Asti Father Augusto Piccoli was appointed Vice Prior of the delegation. The representation of Pavia attended, too. Mrs. Simona Delfino wanted to thank Father Mario Cesario, parish priest of the church who accepted to host the celebration. A donation of clothing in favour of the city’s Caritas took place at the end of the liturgy.
PIEDMONT AND VALLE D’AOSTA: INVESTITURE CEREMONY IN ALEXANDRIA