The Royal Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen

We believe in the power of FAITH, HOPE, and CHARITY.    

  • FAITH in Chivalry
  • HOPE in our Benefactors, Knights, Dames and Nobles; and 
  • CHARITY to help disadvantaged, abused, or neglected Women and Children of the World

NOMINATION FOR KNIGHT-, OR DAMEHOOD

Only Knights, Dames or Nobles of The Royal House, through the Grand Prior of your jurisdiction, can prepare and present a Nomination for Knight-, or Dame-hood to the Royal House of Cappadocia and any of its three Orders of Chivalry, with the first being The Royal Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen.

Further information can be found on the website:

https://www.principalityofcappadocia.org/



Donations in Time, Talent and/or Treasure

BENEFACTOR OF THE MONARCHICAL CHAPTER, SQUIRES AND LADIES-IN-WAITING

Suggested minimum "Annual Contributions" in Time, Talent and/or Treasure are required to maintain good standing.

KNIGHTS, DAMES and NOBLES  OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF CAPPADOCIA AND SAN BARTOLOMEO AND ITS THREE (3) ORDERS OF CHIVALRY      

               

Active participation at the Grand Priory of your jurisdiction are needed to meet the goals of the Initiatives of the Royal House and its Orders of Chivalry.  Suggested minimum "Annual Contributions" in Time, Talent and/or Treasure are required to maintain good standing.

The Royal Order of Constantine the Great and Saint Helen is a 501 (c) 3 Foundation and  Donations are tax-exempt to the extend allowed by law.  

Further information can be found on the website:

https://myroyalorder.org/

THE JOURNEY TO KNIGHT-, DAMEHOOD. ADVANCEMENT AND NOBILITY


THE FIRST STEP TO KNIGHT- OR DAME HOOD IS TO BECOME A BENEFACTOR OF THE MONARCHICAL CHAPTER OF THE SOVEREIGN AND ROYAL HOUSE OF CAPPADOCIA AND ITS ORDERS OF CHIVALRY

Any person interested in Chivalry, Royal Orders, and Royal Houses (ages 18 and above) with a good, reputable record and honorable character can apply for membership as a non-voting Member “BENEFACTOR” of the MONARCHICAL CHAPTER of The Royal Order of Saint Constantine the Great and Saint Helen Foundation.
  1. BENEFACTOR ("Benefactor of the Monarchical Chapter"): Any person interested in Chivalry, Royal Orders, and Royal Houses (ages 18 and above) with a good, reputable record and honorable character can apply for membership as a "Benefactor” of the Monarchical Chapter of the Royal House of Cappadocia and its Orders of Chivalry. Upon submission of the application, and payment of a nominal amount in the form of a Donation, a member of the welcome committee of a Grand Priory of the Royal House and its Orders of Chivalry responsible for your jurisdiction will contact you. You will receive a Certificate, a Membership Jewel, and a Pin. You will be introduced via Social Media to all Member/Benefactors, Knights, Dames/Ladies and Nobles of the Royal House. You will be listed in the Monarchical Directory,  invited to participate in the Initiatives (programs and events), both virtual and in person, you will learn about the rich heritage of the Sovereign and Royal House of Cappadocia, its Principality, and its three Orders of Chivalry.                                  To be a Benefactor is a requisite first step in attaining knight-, or damehood in the Orders of Chivalry of the Royal House. Only Knights, Dames or Nobles Royal House are able to present  a Nomination for Knight-, or Dame-hood to the Royal House of Cappadocia for consideration, which may or may not been granted. When granted, the Grand Priory of your jurisdiction will invite the Nominee to the next Investiture Event.
  2. KNIGHT ("Sir): A gentleman who was nominated by a Knight, Dame or Noble following Nomination Protocol   approved by the Sovereign and Royal House of Cappadocia and knighted by the Prince Grand Master or his duly appointed Personal Representative in time honored tradition by the sword a Knight.  Who was initiated as a Member/Benefactor, has paid the required a) Passage Fees (donation), and  b) makes Annual Contributions in Time, Talent and/or Treasure (Donations).    Advanced Grades are:  Knight Commander, Knight Grand Cross, and Knight Grand Cross with Plaque, with the highest being elevated to Member of the Royal Court.                                                                                               
  3. DAME ("Lady"): A woman who was nominated, approved by the Sovereign and Royal House of Cappadocia, and dubbed by the Prince Grand Master or his duly appointed Personal Representative with a scepter a Dame.  Who has paid the required a) Passage Fees(donation); and b) and  b) Annual Contributions in Time, Talent and/or Treasure (Donations).  Advanced Grades are:  Dame Commander, Dame Grand Cross and Dame Grand Cross with Plaque, with the highest being elevated to Member of the Royal Court.                
  4. NOBLE:  A gentleman or woman, who  by Merit (or Birth has been) bestowed by the Sovereign and Royal House of Cappadocia with a Noble Title of Baron or Baroness; Viscount or Viscountess, Earl/Count or Countess, Marquess or Marchioness; Duke or Duchess; Prince or Princess, who was nominated and dubbed, and who has paid the required a) Passage Fees (Donation), and  b) Annual Contributions in Time, Talent and/or Treasure (Donations).   
  5. YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (A journey to knight- or damehood)
SQUIRE:  A young gentleman(ages 12 - 18), with one parent being a member of the Royal Order, who was nominated, approved, and who desires to contribute time and  talent  to the Royal Order in support of its Charity, whose application to join was granted; and who has attended required Mentorship Sessions, contributed time and talent who has paid the required a) Passage Fees for Squires in the form of a minimum donation, and  b) Annual Contributions in Time, Talent and/or Treasure (Donations). 
    LADY-IN-WAITING:  A  young woman (ages 12 - 18), with one parent being a member of the Royal Order,  who was nominated, approved, and who desires to contribute time and  talent to the Royal Order in support of its Charity, whose application to join was granted; and who has attended required Mentorship Sessions, contributed time and talent and has who has paid the required a) Passage Fees for Ladies-in-Waiting in the form of a minimum donation, and  b) Annual Contributions in Time, Talent and/or Treasure (Donations). 





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