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About johnkersey

Historian, musician and educationalist.

Honours and awards: Royal Fellow and Branch-Governor for Europe of the Royal Academy of Aristocracy

I have been appointed a Royal Fellow of the Royal Academy of Aristocracy and Branch-Governor for Europe of the Academy. The Royal Academy of Aristocracy is an institution of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda) designed to bring together the aristocrats … Continue reading

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Honours and awards: The Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II Kabalega

I have been honoured to receive appointment as a Knight Grand Cross in the Most Honourable Order of Omukama Chwa II Kabalega in the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara. Bunyoro-Kitara is one of the constituent kingdoms of Uganda and the Sovereign, Grand … Continue reading

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Honours and awards: Senator, Senior Fellow and Member of the Academic Council of the Royal Scientific Senate (Bunyoro-Kitara)

I have been honoured with an appointment as a Senator, Senior Fellow and Member of the Academic Council of the Royal Scientific Senate for Humanity, Health and Development Affairs of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda).

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Honours and awards: Recognition of Royal House Polanie-Patrikios by the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom

The Royal Office of Orders, Honours and Awards Affairs of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda) has officially recognized the Royal House Polanie-Patrikios, of which I am head. Consequently, the titles and honours of the Royal House Polanie-Patrikios are fully recognized … Continue reading

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Honours and awards: Royal Patron and Council Member of the Heraldry Society of Africa

I have been honoured with appointments as Royal Patron and Council Member of the Heraldry Society of Africa. The Society is registered as a non-governmental organization (NGO) in The City of Hoima, Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom (Republic of Uganda), no. 220498. >>Further … Continue reading

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Honours and awards: Honorary Royal Chaplain to H.M. the Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara

I have been honoured with an appointment as Honorary Royal Chaplain to H.M. the Omukama of Bunyoro-Kitara (Uganda).

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Honours and awards: Fellowship of the College of Violinists

I was greatly honoured recently to be elected a Fellow of the College of Violinists “for services to the International Private Education Sector”. The College of Violinists was founded in 1890 and has been administered by the Victoria College of … Continue reading

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Life in the Church – part 5 “Quis et unde?”

In 2018, I was faced with a challenging combination of circumstances. With our third child now expected, my family had outgrown San Luigi House and needed a bigger home. Moreover, having elderly family members living on the other side of … Continue reading

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Life in the Church – part 4 “Quid non Deo juvante?”

The late Dom Klaus Schlapps OPR (1959-2013) was responsible for the revival of the Order of Port Royal (OPR) and the foundation of its Abbey of St Severin in Germany where he and other men served as Cistercian monks. In … Continue reading

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Life in the Church – part 3 “Adveniat regnam tuum”

Following my ordination and consecration by Dom Phillip Kemp, the church which I co-led experienced a period of growth and development. The new name The Liberal Rite was adopted with effect from 1 January 2007 and reflected our position as … Continue reading

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