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The investiture ceremony of the new Knights and Dames and the promotion of other members of the Triveneto delegation took place on Saturday, July 8, in the evocative Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice.
The high civil and military territorial authorities were present at the Solemn Ceremony presided by the Prior Delegate Father Dom Stefano Visintin Abbot of Praglia and San Giorgio Maggiore, concelebrated by several priests of the Order. For the Municipal Administration the Councillor Francesca Zaccariotto, for the Navy the admiral Andrea Petroni, the Provincial Commander of the Carabinieri Gen. B. Nicola Conforti, the Commander liutenant Colonel Vincenzo Cellammare of the Guardia di Finanza and Representatives of the economic world.
The ceremony was opened by a long procession formed by the new Knights, in dark dress with the cloak on the left arm, by the officers in gala uniform, and by the priests in choral dress, accompanied by the Knights of Ceremonies, by the Knights Delegates of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna and representatives of other Venetian Orders and Confraternities.
On the notes of the “Veni Creator Spiritus”, played by one of the largest and most important organs of Venice, the procession made its entrance from the churchyard through the portal of the Cathedral with the Abbot Dom Stefano Visintin who appealed the Knights according to the rite of investiture after blessing the insignia of the Order, the cloaks and the scrolls.
The new Knights were accompanied by the master of ceremonies Vice Delegate Dr. Lucio Pasqualetto before the Vice Prior to receive the blessing, then before the Delegate of Triveneto Count Roberto dei Baroni Giustiniani to receive the Diploma and then before Dr. Giampaolo Grazian, Secretary General, to receive the Insignia and the Mantle.
These were the new awarded, whose name was marked by the Representative of Venice, the Commander of Justice Prince Giovanni Alliata of Montereale.

Don Nadir Pigato – Knight of Ecclesiastical Grace;
Don Michele de Vita – Knight of Ecclesiastical Grace;
Chiaruttini Paolo – Commander of Merit;
Turkish Celestine – Commander of Merit;
Michelazzo Antonio – Knight Officer of Merit;
Pasqualetto Pietro – Knight Officer of Merit;
Musaragno Michela – Officer Lady of Merit;
Appugliesi Michela – Lady of Merit;
Coin Dimitri – Knight of Merit
Teso Roberto – Knight of Merit
Gualtieri Bruno – Knight of Merit;
Bruzzese Mario – Knight of Merit;
Capuozzo Salvatore – Knight of Merit;
Serio Giorgio – Knight of Merit;
Di Sabatino Giuseppe – Silver Medal of Merit

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