31/05/2014

Barcelona - investiture of new Knights and Dames of the Order

On May 31 at the Basilica of Mare de Déu de la Mercé and St. Michael the Archangel in Barcelona, Spain, was held an investiture of new Knights and Dames of the Order. The Chief Celebrant was H.E. The Most Reverend Mons. Jaume Traserra, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona and Vice Grand, who was assisted by the Grand Prior Coadjutor, Hon. and Rev. Jorge Farré, pastor of the Basilica, as well as the Hon. and Rev. ftr. Victor Barrallo C.O., Prior of the Royal Commission of Spain, as well as numerous clergy Constantine. HRH The Grand Master was represented by his son HRH Prince Don Pedro, Duke of Noto, Grand Prefect of the Order, accompanied by his son, HRH Prince Don Jaime, Duke of Capua.

The Royal Council was represented by the Vice Grand Prefect, HE D. Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo, Duke of Huescar, and the Royal Commission of Spain, by its Chairman, HE D. José Ramón de Hoces y de Elduayen, Duke of Hornachuelos. Especially appreciated was the presence of military autorities and numerous brothers of Italian delegations, headed by the Delegate in Tuscany, Hon. Mr Paolo Rivelli. The event was hosted by the Delegate for the Principality of Catalonia, HE D. Francesc Xavier Montesa.

A significant number of other Orders and Nobiliary corporations were represented at the ceremony: the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem; Sovereign Military Hospitaler Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malte; the Royal Corps of the Nobility of Catalonia; the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Granada; the Real Estamento Militar del Principado de Gerona; the Real, Antiquísima y Muy Ilustre Cofradía de Caballeros Nobles de Nª. Sª. del Portillo; the Real Hermandad de Infanzones de Ntra. Sra. de la Caridad de Illescas; the Antiguo e Ilustre Solar de Tejada; the Real e Ilustre y Primitivo Capítulo Noble de Caballeros de la Merced; the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus of Savoy.



Knights and lady invested were:



1- Ilmo. Sr. D. Juan Pedro Torres Gutiérrez.

2- Ilmo. Sr. D. Roger Pérez Iserte.

3- Ilmo. Sr. D. Marcelo Galarza Vicentini.

4- Ilmo. Sr. D. Francisco Javier Fernández Auñón.

5- Ilmo. Sr. D. Juan Nadal García.

6- Ilma. Sra. D. Pilar López Franc.



H. R. H. also granted the promotion of Ilmo. Sr. D. Daniel Aznar Martínez, to Knight of Merit with Silver Star.

The event ended with a lunch at the Círculo Ecuestre of Barcelona.

 

 

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