Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta
Taking advantage of the 450 anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, where the Virgin del Rosario was located on a galley of the Navy forming the Holy League, the Ambassador of the Order of Malta in Spain visited her Camarín in Granada.
On 27 April, the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Spain had the honour of receiving H.R.E. Archbishop Bernadito Auza, Apostolic Nuntius in Spain.
Coinciding with its Patron’s Day, Saint George, the Spanish Subpriorate of Saint George and Saint James organized a Holy Mass at the place of the Episcopal Conference the past 24 April.
On Thursday 28 January, His Majesty the King of Spain received the accredited Diplomatic Corps in Madrid for the annual audience in the Sala del Trono (Throne Room) of the Palacio Real (Royal Palace).
In our Embassy on 27 January, our Ambassador received the great soprano Pilar Jurado for a work lunch together with the Hospitaller of the Spanish Association, Doña Aline Finat, and the Vice-Hospitaller, Doña Elena Churruca.
This encounter is typical of the diplomatic life in Madrid during the hot summer. Many European ambassadors (Germany, Poland, etc.) attended the farewell dinner, including of course our Head of Mission.
H.E.R. Nuncius presided the Funeral Mass for our deceased Grand Master, H.M.E.H. Fra’ Giacomo Della Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto.
The King of Spain receives the accredited ambassadors with the occasion of the New Year. These include the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Spain Jean-Marie Musy.