European Royals to Attend the Celebration of Holy Mass for the Beginning of the Petrine Ministry of His Holiness Pope Francis.

500px-Flag_of_the_Vatican_City.svgOn March 19, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, His Royal Highness Prince Felix of Luxembourg, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium will attend the celebration of Holy Mass for the beginning of the Petrine Ministry of His Holiness Pope Francis.

The inaugural Mass will take place at St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican at 9:30 A.M.

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His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Holds an Audience. Plus, Other News.

AudiencesOn March 15, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias held an audience with the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Knud Bartels, at Palacio de la Zarzuela in Madrid.

Last evening, Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia attended a concert entitled, Clásica Para los Jóvenes de Hoy, held at the Gran Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona. The concert was organized by the Fundación Príncipe de Girona in collaboration with the Festival Castell de Peralada.

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HRH Princess Maxima of the Netherlands in Den Haag.

maximaOn March 15, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the opening of Ja Natuurlijk: Hoe Kunst de Wereld Redt in Den Haag.

Per RVD:

“The international art event, Ja Natuurlijk: Hoe Kunst de Wereld Redt, is based on the idea that man is no longer the center of the world. Over eighty participating artists take visitors on a journey through nature and culture. Additionally, the event a comprehensive education program for children and a parallel program in Den Haag including films and workshops.

The event, organized by Stichting Niet Normaal in collaboration with the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.¬† The event will end on August 18, 2013.‚ÄĚ

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News Regarding Members of the Dutch Royal Family. (VIDEO)

BeatrixOn March 15, 2013, members of the Dutch royal family participated in NL DOET, National Volunteer Day, organized by the Oranje Fond.

Per RVD:

“This morning Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands accompanied by Prince Bernhard, Prince Pieter-Christiaan, and Prince Floris helped with cleaning and chores at the Duurzaamheidscentrum Weizigt in Dordrecht.

Meanwhile, Prince Willem-Alexander¬†and Princess Maxima went bowling with visitors and volunteers from Catharijnehuis, Stichting Dagopvang Utrecht (Catharijne House, Foundation Day Care Utrecht).‚Ä̬†

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