Category Archives: San Luigi Gazette

Members of the San Luigi Orders: Mgr. Franz Courtens

Mgr. Franz Hippolyte Courtens is a mysterious figure about whom little is known at present. He was born in Vive Saint Eloi, part of the bigger municipality of Waregem, Western Flanders Province, Flanders Region, Kingdom of Belgium. He also lived for many … Continue reading

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Prince-Abbot receives honour

The Prince-Abbot has received the Commemorative Cross of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marshal Józef Piłsudski. This is a joint decoration on the initiative of several Polish veteran organizations, patriotic associations, monarchists and former military men. It was made … Continue reading

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New treaties of partnership

The Abbey-Principality and its constituent institutions have entered into mutual treaties of partnership, accreditation and recognition with the Academie Héraldique de Saint Paul, which is a registered non-profit association in France.  

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Annual Dinner of the Institute of Arts and Letters (London)

The Annual Dinner of the Institute of Arts and Letters (London) was held at the Civil Service Club in London on the evening of 3 November. The Fellows and their guests numbered fourteen. A decision had been taken to change … Continue reading

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Treaty with the Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma del Buonconsiglio della Buona Morte e Misericordia, Città di Castello, Italy

The Abbey-Principality of San Luigi has entered into a Treaty of Full Collaboration, Partnership, Accreditation and Recognition with the Venerabile Confraternita (o Compagnia) detta del Buonconsiglio di Città di Castello and the OR.VEN. – Ordine Venerabile della Venerabile Confraternita di Maria … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Prince Guy de Lusignan

Ambroise Calfa (1831-1906) was the older brother of Archbishop Khorene Nar Bey de Lusignan. He was a Patron of the Order of the Crown of Thorns. Calfa and his brothers asserted that they were descendants of the Lusignan dynasty that … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: John Charles Thomas

John Charles Thomas (September 6, 1891 – December 13, 1960) was a popular American opera, operetta and concert baritone. He was a member of the Order of the Crown of Thorns and received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France et … Continue reading

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Members of the San Luigi Orders: Bishop Paulo Miraglia Gulotti of the National Episcopal Church of Italy

Louis Prota Giurleo Miraglia Gulotti (1857-1916) was the first Primate of the Chiesa Episcopale Nazionale Italiana. He was Prelate-Commander of the Order of the Crown of Thorns for Italy. He was ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church in Italy … Continue reading

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