Orders and Brotherhoods
By a Papal Brief signed on September 18, 1901 by Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903), the members of the two Spanish Lieutenancies are also honorary canons of the Royal Collegiate Church of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem in Calatayud (Zaragoza, Spain)
Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Lieutenancy of Western Spain, Noble Chapter of Castilla y León (from 2020) and Lieutenancy of Mexico, New Galicia Section (2019-2020)
Knight, from 2019
Founded in 355 after the capture of Jerusalem by Emperor Constantine and refounded in 1098, together with the Order of Malta it is recognized by the Vatican. Based in the Royal Basilica of San Francisco el Grande (Madrid, Spain), for papal privilege membership in this Order grants papal nobility, as its members are palatal counts who have the mission of economically supporting the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem in the Holy Land, with jurisdiction in Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, and Palestine, as well as sanctify oneself with an active spiritual life and in accordance with the Holy See.
Commander (Grand Cross), from 2018
Under the permanent protection of His Royal Highness Don Juan de Borbón y Battenberg (1913-1993), Count of Barcelona and paternal grandfather of the current King of Spain, the Council of the Order grants this distinction for the strengthening of relations between Spain and America and for the contribution to the enhancement of the image of Spain in the world.
I was invested by the Grand Master of the S.A.S. Don Enrique de Borbón y García-Lóbez, younger son of S.A.S. Don Francisco de Borbón y Escasany, Duke of Seville and Grande de España who, among other decorations, is Commander of the Order of Civil Merit and belongs to the second varonia of the Casa de Borbón as a direct descendant of King Carlos IV of Spain (1788-1808).
Imitating the Toledo School of Translators, founded in the 12th century by the Cistercian monk of French origin, Raimundo de Sauvetât (ca. 1080-1152), archbishop of Toledo (1124-1152) and great chancellor of Castile (1126- 1152), the Brotherhood was created in 1985. It has a canonical headquarter in the Church of San Sebastián (Toledo, Spain) and a civil headquarters in the Archive of the Toledo's Town Hall. It is opened to all believing researchers and practitioners who are willing to defend Christian values in today's society.
Caballero (Cross of merit), from 2016 and Diadema Real de Marina, from 2017
- Being its Protector in Spain, he is the Hon. Mr. D. Rafael Melgarejo de la Peña, Duke of San Fernando de Quiroga, Great of Spain, the essential purposes of the Noble Chapter of Fernando VI are,
- To return the figure that H.M. deserves in history. Don Fernando VI of Spain (1746-1759), through the diffusion and cultural recovery of his figure and reign.
- To stimulate the practice of civil and Christian virtues, rewarding the most significant.
- To promote and spread the knowledge of this reign in the territories of Hispanic America, without which the history of these countries cannot be understood.
Real Asociación de Caballeros del Monasterio de Yuste (Cuacos de Yuste, Cáceres, España) y Ordre de Marie de Hongrie (Binche, Bélgica)
Caballero de Yuste, from 2009, and Chevalier, from 2010
Founded in 1957 in Cuacos de Yuste (Cáceres, Spain), it aims to promote the study and dissemination of the figure of the Emperor Carlos I of Spain and V of the Holy Roman Empire (1500-1558) and to support the Yuste Monastery founded under the dedication of Saint Jerome, Patron of the Order to which the Monastery belongs. The Foundation acquired the title of "Royal" in 1996 and is twinned with the Order of Mary of Hungary, which rewards those who honor the town of Binche (Belgium) and the figure of the Emperor's sister.
Knight, from 2009
Founded in the city of Granada (Spain) in 2005, the Order aims to promote, disseminate, promote and promote actions, initiatives and studies of a historical, architectural, artistic, economic or cultural nature that facilitate and contribute to conservation, progress and ennobling of the Basilica of San Juan de Dios built in the mid-eighteenth century. In addition, and no less important, it deals with the custody and safeguarding of the Holy Sepulcher and the Holy Relics of Saint John of God, venerated in the dressing room of the Basilica, as well as supporting the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God in its help the poor and sick
Knight (Grand Cross), from 2019
With origin on October 21, 1961 after the creation in Spain of the Monarchist National Brotherhood of the Maestrazgo to support the figure of the S.A.R. Don Juan Carlos de Borbón and Borbón-Dos Sicilias, especially after the approval of the Succession Law on December 14, 1966, the Monarchical National Brotherhood of Spain aims to support the monarchical cause in Spain.
Caballero del Pilar, from 1996
Founded in 1902 for the ladies and in 1928 for the knights, the Ladies of the Court of Honor of the Virgen del Pilar and the Caballeros del Pilar aim to venerate the Virgin and extend and spread her worship and devotion, praying permanently before his sacred image.
With the motto Semper Serviens (Always serving), this Honorable and Royal Order originated in 1390 after the Royal Certificate of King Martin I of Aragon (1356-1410) with "the vocation to always serve others, as a way of life noble and altruistic, from the profession that each one chooses and from the various sectors of society, but with a common goal: to make life more pleasant for others "
Heir to the Brotherhood of the Penance of Christ, created in 1240, the foundation of the Brotherhood of the Holy Cross occurred on May 3, 1506 in the Monastery of San Francisco el Real (Salamanca, Spain), which was merged into 1525 with the Brotherhood of the Immaculate Conception, also of Franciscan inspiration. By Papal Bull of Pope Clement VII, the Blessed Sacrament was allowed to be placed in the Chapel attached to the Hospital where the Brotherhood cared for the poor and sick in the city and had a printing press to disseminate authors of the time. Procession on Maundy Thursday since 1576 by privilege of King Felipe II of Spain and I of Portugal and Good Friday since 1615.
Created in France by Fr. Chevalier in 1864 and in accordance with the spirituality of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, the members are intended to live a fraternity of love and service, in which the Virgin Mary is both a model and a guide; fraternity whose norm is the Love of God, and the service that imitates the sending of Jesus Christ, who was sent "to serve and give life for others." In this way, the associates live spiritually united among themselves, praying each for the intentions of the others and putting into practice that charity that is born of the Love of God, as true lay missionaries.
Created in 1997, the Hermitage that bears his name was built by the inhabitants of the commonwealth of the municipalities of El Boalo, Cerceda and Mataelpino (Madrid, Spain) and is located in a privileged place in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park a the feet of the Rope of the Porrones. Every year the Pilgrimage of San Isidro, patron saint of the municipality (Villa since 1751) is celebrated on May 15 from the Church of San Sebastián Mártir (16th century) to the Hermitage of San Isidro Labrador.
It aims to promote and spread the devotion to the Virgin of Covadonga, the return to the Christian roots of Europe, the defense of life (from the first moment of its conception until its natural end), the family and youth, along with Collaboration with the Shrine in different tasks: volunteering to welcome the pilgrim, cleaning, conservation and maintenance of facilities, and dissemination of their activities, among others.