Members of the Priory of St, Michael & St. George joined with member of the Priory of St. George at the Sword Ceremony held by the Priory of St. Patrick. The ancient sword ceremony was the first in hundreds of years, where Templar swords were blessed and named. Military swords were also blessed, but not named. The Priory of St. Patrick held the ceremony at the headquarters of the Old Guard of the City of New York, in the Bronx.
The Priory celebrated its summer dinner at La Bonne Soupe in midtown Manhattan. Members of other priories in Region I joined the dinner.
On Saturday, 23 March, the Priory took a tour of Old St. Patrcik's Basilica (the "original" St. Patrick's Cathedral in lower Manhattan). This visit was during Lent. Many famous New Yorkers are buried in the famed catacombs. Dinner followed in Little Italy.
The Priory of St. Michael and St. George held its annual Convent and Investiture at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. The festive dinner followed at the University Club.
On June 5th, the Priory met to celebrate the upcoming summer at Marseilles restaurant in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and we were honored to have our Deputy Grand Prior with us. Members from the priories of St. Patrick and St. George were in attendance. A moment of remembrance was made for D-Day.
On Thursday, April 12th, the Eve of Friday the 13th, members met to honor the memory of the Knighs Templar who were martyred on Friday the 13th, A.D. 1307.
Hurricane relief fundraiser for Puerto Rico.
End of summer dinner.
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