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20 January 2021

The Palace Guards Celebrate St. Sebastian's Day

©Direction de la Communication / Michael Alesi

The traditional ceremony to commemorate St. Sebastian, Patron Saint of the Palace Guards, took place this morning, in the presence of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince.

The solemn Mass, presided over by Monsignor Dominique-Marie David, Archbishop of Monaco, was concelebrated in Monaco Cathedral by Abbot Guillaume Paris, Vicar General, Abbot Daniel Deltreuil, Priest of the Cathedral and Christian Venard, Chaplain of the Military Force.  During the service, the Orchestra of the Palace Guards, conducted by Major Olivier Dréan, performed the traditional music for St. Sebastian's Day.

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