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I am able to answer questions relating to the ceremonial life and protocol of the Roman Catholic Church with emphasis on the Church`s Papal Honours (Knights of Malta & Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem) and Insignas of the Church. I also have a knowledge of medieval Catholic history.
I have been a Roman Catholic for 13 years (1999) as well as a member of the Parish Council. I have received the following honors: Knight Commander, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Vatican); Grand Cross & Medal of Merit (Roman Catholic Patriarchal Decoration), ORDINE PATRIARCALE DI SANT’IGNAZIO D’ANTIOCHIA- founded by His Beatitude Ignace Antoine II Hayek with the consent of the Holy Synod and the President of Syria. The Order is bestowed by Archbishop Procura of the Patriarchate to the Holy See (Vatican); Knight, Archicofrade ad Honorem (Roman Catholic Archconfraternity) - Antigua, Illustre, Pontificia y Real Archicofradia y Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo del Salvador (search under "Hermandad del Santisimo Cristo del Salvador"; Knight, Insigne Capitol de L' Almoina de Sant Jordi dels Cavallers del Centenar de la Ploma (1432/1982 - Protector: S.A.I.R. don Andres Salvador de Habsburgo - Lorena, Archiduque de Austria, Principe Real de Hungria y Bohemia) [search "Cavallers del Centenar de la Ploma"]; Professed Brother, Order of Saint Michael of the Wing.
• Fellow, World Academy of Art and Science (Dr. Jeffrey H. Schwartz - Founding President Lord John Boyd Orr; Fellow, World Association of International Studies (Formerly the California Institute of International Studies - Stanford University - Founding President Dr. Robert Hilton - Hoover Fellow); • Academician (Life), “Studium”- Accademia di Casale e del Monferrato per l’Arte, la Letteratura, le Scienze e le Varie Umanità fondata nel 1476 - Casale Monferrato, Italy; Life Fellow, College of Teachers (Patron: His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T.); • Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (President: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1951-2011) and Anne, Princess Royal (2011- ); • Fellow, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; Life Fellow (Member of Honors), La Societe Napoleonienne Internationale (The International Napoleonic Society); and • Life Member, Medieval Academy of America (Cambridge, M.A.).
Over 150 articles of which 50 are peer review.
• University of South Africa, DEd; • College of Teachers, FCP (eq. MPhil); • University of Mississippi, S.Ed, MEd and BAE, and • numerous diplomas and certificates.