Swiss Guard Exhibition
The Life of a Swiss Guard, A Private View opening reception was held on April 6, 2017 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The Exhibition was unveiled at the BNSIC with welcome remarks from Msgr. Walter Rossi of the Basilica, Most Rev. Christopher Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio and Msgr. Charles Antonicelli, representative for Cardinal Wuerl. Col. Christian Lanz of the Embassy of Switzerland was in attendance and spoke briefly about traits needed to become a Swiss Guard.
The Washington Patrons adopted this project in 2017 at a cost of $30,000.