The American Delegation of the Dynastic Orders of the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies celebrated the investiture of new Knights and Dames of both the Constantinian Order and the Royal Order of Francis I on February 16. The Constantinian Investiture Ceremony and Votive Mass of the Holy Cross took place at St. Edward Church in Palm Beach, presided by the Delegation’s First Subprior, His Excellency Bishop Arthur Serratelli. The celebration saw eight men and women enter the Order, including a Dame of Justice, an Ecclesiastical Knight of Grace and a Knight Officer of Merit, the former Ambassador of the United States to the Holy See. In the late afternoon, at the Cars of Dreams Museum, an Investiture Ceremony for eight Knights and Dames of the Royal Order of Francis I took place, including a Dame Officer, the former Ambassador of the United States to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Following the Investiture, 150 people enjoyed the black-tie Gala which raised funds for relief efforts for the previous year’s Hurricane Ian which had affected countless people.
Usa: Investiture in Palm Beach