Thursday 1 November 2012

Baptism of Princess Isabelle d’Orléans

Members of the Grand Priory of Great Britain send our warmest congratulations to Prince Charles-Philippe and Princess Diana on the Baptism of their daughter, Princess Isabelle d’Orléans. The baptism took place on Sunday 21st October 2012, in the Chapel of St John the Evangelist at the Cadaval Palace in Evora, Portugal. 

Princess Isabelle d’Orléans is the first daughter of Prince Charles-Philippe, Duke of Anjou, and Princess Diana, Duchess of Cadaval. Prince Charles-Philippe is the Grand Master Emeritus, Grand Prior of France and President of the Governing Council of the Order of Saint Lazarus.  Princess Isabelle's Godmother is Princess Dora Lowenstein and her Godfather is Prince Felipe of Spain, Prince of the Asturias. Holy Mass was offered by his Excellency Archbishop Maurílio Jorge Quintal de Gouveia, the Archbishop Emeritus of Evora, who had married the young couple on June 21st 2008 in the cathedral of Evora. It was an intimate ceremony with just the family and a few close friends.