Solemn Investiture of the Lazarus Union (CSLI) in Austria

On the 29th April 2017 the yearly investiture ceremony of the Knighthood of Honour of the Lazarus Union (CSLI International) took place in Austria at the Benedictine Monastery Göttweig, which was founded in 1083. Besides many members and friends from Austria lots of international guests (Canada, England, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Poland…) showed up.

43 Dames and Knights of Honour, 19 Expectants and Postulants, 38 flags and banners, 26 musicians, 34 further CSLI members, Boy Scouts from Furt and Gföhl, friendly orders, comrades of the Veteran’s Association, voluntary fire service, the Federal Army, different emergency organisations, relatives and numerous guests formed the beautiful frame for this investiture conducted by the Grand Master H.E. Senator h.c. Wolfgang Steinhardt.

The representatives of the Sovereign Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta (KMFAP) were invited for the event, like always since the establishment of CSLI namely:


H.G. Prof. George Popper (Lieutenant General of KMFAP), Knight of Honour of Lazarus Union

Lady Anna Popper (Dame Grand Cross of KMFAP), Dame of Honour of Lazarus Union

Sir Miklós Fischli, Knight Commander of the Order of Malta (KMFAP)


30th May 2017