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VIDEO Thanks from Swiss Guard for the Armor Project

At the end of this post I have a question for you. I was in Rome in October and I finally was able to meet the Swiss Guard for whom we – I and you donor/readers here – had the fitted armor made. … Continue reading

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SWISS GUARD AMOUR PROJECT: New photos from the swearing in ceremony!

Today was the annual ceremony for the swearing in of the new Swiss Guards.   Imagine what goes through their minds as they swear, with their hands raised in the sign of the Most Holy Trinity, to protect the Roman … Continue reading

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Swiss Guard Armor Project – UPDATE

You know about our project to build armor for an officer of the Swiss Guard.  Here is an update. What is this about?  HERE This is from the Swiss Guard’s wife: We have just received photos of the final engravings … Continue reading

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ANOTHER UPDATE BELOW! Original post 15 April. You will remember that we had a project to obtain armor for an officer of the Swiss Guard. HERE I was sent some photos, so you can see the progress made. So, the … Continue reading

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GUEST ENTRY: Praying and vesting in armor before combat and before Holy Mass

When a priest prepares for Holy Mass it is customary for him to say prayers as he dons each vestments. When putting on the amice, he lets it rest on the top of his head briefly and he says the … Continue reading

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