The ceremony began at the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista in Venice with the Professor Bosello’s greetings and the presentation of the program by the Vice Delegate Lucio Pasqualetto, followed by a reflection of Vice Prior Mons. Antonio Meneguolo on the subject: “Religious aspect of the Holy Cross in the Constantinian Order”. Then, in a solemn procession, Knights went to the adjacent Basilica of San Giovanni, where Mons. Angelo Pagnan celebrated the Mass. Many people were present at the ceremony, in addition to several Knights of our Order, the Order of Malta and the Holy Sepulcher and many of the highest figures in the military and civil world. A “Vin d’Honneur” took place after the ceremony.
TRIVENETO: FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS