About the Chivalric Orders

The Orders of the True Cross

The Orders of the True Cross are a unique triad of Chivalric Orders that combined serve to help children in need and, in coorporation with the Orthodox Church, help to protect on the largest sections of the True Cross of Christ known to exist.

Order of Saint Andrew the First Called of the Americas

The Order of Saint Andrew the First Called was created by Peter the Great in 1689 and revived in 1998 as a church order by the Russian Orthodox Church.


The Order of Saint Andrew the First Called of the Americas is the Western Hemisphere equivilent of the award given by the Russian Orthodox Church. It was created by the Enthroned Patriarch of North America, His Holiness Symeon, the Archbishop of Denver and Santa Fe, Metropolitan of the West at Russian Orthodox Church and Archhieromonk at SKete of Svtloan Maximovitch.


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The Dynastic Order of the Green Cross

FOUNDED IN CHIVALRY...DEDICATED TO HELPING OTHERS.


This Order was founded by H.R.H. Douglas Bailey, Grand Doux of St Cyriacus, Tetarch of Tiggiano, with the mission to aid those with Autism. The members, volunteers, and friends of the Dynastic Order of the Green Cross serve to aid these individuals by being a grass roots resource to help fund local service centers. The knights and dames of the Order also provide guidance, advice, and education to assist members of their community to understand and to help them adapt to society. 


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Order of the Knights of the True Cross

A CHIVALRIC TRADITION CENTURIES OLD


Helping those in need is achivalric tradition that is as needed today as it ever was.  As a Christian Order, the Knights of the True Cross continues these noble principles in accordance to Holy Scripture to help the needy and poor, particularly hospitalized children.


 The Order was also requested by His Holiness, the Enthroned Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Americas to protect one of the largest pieces of the True Cross, the True Cross of Anatolia.


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