28 September 2011

Investiture Ceremony for the Royal Order of St. Michael of the Wing

Congratulations to Michael Voris on being invested as knight this past weekend in Portugal.

There is some debate as to whether this is a dynastic order or an ancient chivalric institution recently revived. In my unlearned opinion I'll go with the former, if for no other reason than for brevity's sake; when asked, it's much easier to answer "dynastic order" than "ancient chivalric institution, originally founded as an order, subsequently revived by the dynastic successor of the founding authority." What a mouthful...

Our friend Fr. M once had lunch with the Grandmaster of the Order, and details a private conversation with the Duke that should leave any faithful Catholic pleased...

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