The Bishop of London’s Sermon

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” So said St Catherine of Siena whose festival day it is today. Marriage is intended to be a way in which man and woman help each other to become what God meant each one to be, their deepest and truest … Read more

Titles announced for Prince William and Catherine Middleton

The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince William of Wales. His titles will be Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus. THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince William of Wales. … Read more

HRH The Prince of Wales’s Uniform

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is wearing the Royal Navy Number One Dress (Ceremonial) to the wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton. The Prince of Wales has held the rank of Admiral of the Royal Navy since 2006. The Sash (blue) – Order of the Garter (worn from left shoulder to … Read more

The Wedding Dress, Bridesmaids’ Dresses and Pages’ Uniforms

The Wedding Dress Miss Catherine Middleton’s Wedding Dress has been designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen. Miss Middleton chose British brand Alexander McQueen for the beauty of its craftsmanship and its respect for traditional workmanship and the technical construction of clothing.  Miss Middleton wished for her dress to combine tradition and modernity with the … Read more

The Bridegroom and Best Man Uniforms

Prince William has chosen to wear the uniform of Colonel of the Irish Guards on his Wedding Day.  Prince William, who is commissioned in all three Armed Services, and who has served actively with the Army (The Household Cavalry Regiment) and with the Royal Air Force (Search and Rescue Force), chose to wear the uniform … Read more