Pope Paul III reaffirmed the Board of the Knights of
St. Peter ( Papal Bull of 26 February 1534 , published in the Papal Chancellery on 20 December 1535 ) with the same forms
, methods and content produced by Pope Leo X. He did , however, most , wanted to not duplicate such an order creating another
mirror under the name of the College of the Knights of St. Paul, by a Bull of 25 June 1540 , which saw the publication in
the Papal Chancellery July 19, 1541 .
This new Board
was composed of 200 Knights. It was confirmed by Pope Julius III on March 21, 1549. ..... read more
Re start the Order
FEAST IN HONOUR OF ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL
HELD AT ST. BERNADETTE'S CHURCH
WESTMORELAND ROAD, NORTH SUNSHINE
The first ceremonial investiture took place on Sunday, 6 July, 1997, during a Mass
in honour of the Apostles Peter and Paul.
The mass commenced at 2.00
p.m. It was a High Mass, Solemnity of the two apostles SS Peter and Paul. After the panegyric, Peter Paul Portelli,
Founder and head of the Order read a message from the Hon. Jeff Kennett, Premier of Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Government
and a message from the Most Rev. Mgr. Sam Muscat, Archpriest of the Basilica of St. Peter and Paul of Nadur in Gozo, Malta.
Mr. Portelli then presented the first members and made a testimonial about
the aims and objectives of the new Order. Mr. Portelli said that there was a need to recognize the tireless voluntary work
that many people do in the community, dedicating many long hours, day after day.
Mr. Portelli said ‘Today we are honouring two great Christian leaders followers of Christ, St. Peter and Paul,
so it is appropriate that we are recognizing these living community leaders here today. These living leaders will today
take a vow that they will continue to serve God and His people and to imitate St. Peter and Paul in their Christian values.......read more
The Confraternity of the Knights of St. Peter & St. Paul is a charitable
the aim to help sick children and the poor.
The aims and objectives of the Order is to recognize the tireless voluntary work that
many people do in ther respective community, dedicating many long hours, day after day.
Confraternity of the Knights of St. Peter & St. Paul is a charitable organization with the aim to help sick children and
the poor.The aims and objectives of the Order is to recognize the tireless voluntary work that many people do in ther respective
community, dedicating many long hours, day after day.
The Seat of the Confraternity / Supreme
Council is: 49 Botanic Drive, Melbourne, Victoria. Australia
THE TITLE OF KNIGHTS: 1)
Knights of Grace, 2) Knights of Justice, 3) Knights of Honour, they must belong to a distinguished family or bishop of the
DAMES OF THE ORDER:
1) Dames of Grace, 2) Dames of Justice
you live in British Columbia and interested to become a Knight or Dame of our Order, and meet all requirements listed below,
please contact Chev. Rt Hon. Guenter A. Rieger, Prior for further information.
Confraternity of the Knights of St.Peter
& St.Paul- Chapter of British Columbia - Canada
to be able become a Knight or Dame of our Order:
of the Catholic community who proves to be humble, honest and caring leader of the community can be admitted to the Confraternity
on his/her merits. Members of the community who work tireless to serve other people in arts, music, religion, social, cultural
and welfare may be eligible to be admitted to the Confraternity. A person can only be admitted to the Confraternity, by a
prior or grand prior. The council of the Confraternity will carefully consider all nominations. The Confraternity shall have
no financial obligations or joining fees on its knights and dames.
person who is nominated to the Confraternity, will be required to submit a brief history of his/her community work.
People who seek personal honours and glory will not be admitted to the Confraternity.
The knights and dames will have an obligation to attend the annual celebrations.
The Confraternity of St. Peter and St. Paul has no affiliations with any other Order.
The Order of St. Peter and St. Paul dates back to 1520. Pope Paul III reaffirmed the Board of the Knights of St. Peter
( Papal Bull of 26 February 1534 , published in the Papal Chancellery on 20 December 1535 ) with the same forms , methods
and content produced by Pope Leo X. He did , however, most , wanted to not duplicate such an order creating another mirror
under the name of the College of the Knights of St. Paul, by a Bull of 25 June 1540 , which saw the publication in the Papal
Chancellery July 19, 1541.... read more.
Video of Grand Chapter of the Knights of St.Peter and St.Paul in Melbourne, Australia
Message from Supreme
Prior Rt. Hon. Guenter A Rieger , I like to congratulate you on establishing a chapter of the Knights of St. Peter & St.
Paul in British Columbia.
May God bless you, to build a successful chapter to help those who are less
fortunate than ourselves.
Yours faithfully in Christ Jesus the Lord.
H.E. Chev. Peter Paul Portelli,
Welcome to the
Confratenity of the Knights of St. Peter and St. Paul,Chapter of British Columbia -Canada
Announcement April 9th
CONFRATERNITY OF THE KNIGHTS OF ST. PETER
& ST. PAUL The Supreme Council of the Confraternity of the Knights of St. Peter & St. Paul has endorsed a new chapter
in British Columbia, Canada
to Chev. Rt. Hon. Guenter Alfred Rieger, Grand Prior, has been appointed prior to built the new chapter, elevated in
2017 to Grand Chapter of British Columbia
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