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The Patriarchal Chapter comprise part of the Anticamera Nobile of the Patriarchal Household. Its role is to advise and support the ministry of the Archfather in the governance of this Particular Church. The members of the Chapter are titular archbishops and bishops of the Patriarchal See and Canons, who are prelates that may be in minor orders, deacons, or priests. The Chapter is headed by a Dean, who is the senior-most prelate within the household. Additionally, the chief assistant to the Archfather and administrative leader of the Patriarchal Curia, the First Archdeacon, is a member of the Chapter.

H.M.E.R.H. Count Don Keith Steinhurst, Duke of Westphalia & Elector of Trier
Governor-General of the Patriarchal See of St. Stephen
Dean of the Patriarchal Chapter
The Governor-General is a senior official in both the Household and Curia responsible for the
administration of the temporal patrimony of the Patriarchal See.

H.M.E.R.H. Don Rubén, Cardinal Count of Gévaudan, Prince of Septimania
Crown Cardinal of France

H.M.E.R.H. Count Don Douglas Deffenbaugh, Prince v. Aschaffenburg
and Elector of Mainz
Chancellor of the Court of Saint Mary of Walsingham
The Chancellor serves in both the Household and the Curia as a senior admnistrative official,
heading the Chancery, which is responsible for producing and certifying official documents.

H.B. Most Rev. Patriarch Heigo Ritsbek
Titular Archbishop of the Patriarchal See

H.S.H. Most Rev. Mgr. Norman Dutton
Titular Archbishop of the Patriarchal See

H.E. Most Rev. Mgr. David Nicholls
Titular Bishop of the Patriarchal See

H.E. Most Rev. Mgr. Alejandro Paulo Rodrigues
Titular Bishop of the Patriarchal See

H.E. Most Rev. Mgr. Bruce Douglas Campbell†
Titular Bishop of the Patriarchal See

H.E. Rt. Rev. Archabbot Anthony Giunta, TOR Mar.
Canon Priest

Very Rev. Mgr. John Vornholt†
Dean ad Honorem


H.M.E.R.H. Count Don Douglas Deffenbaugh, Elector of Mainz
Master of the Chamber*
The Master of the Chamber is a cleric with the prelatial rank of Chamberlain.
He presides over the Anticamera Nobile.

H.I.R.M. Donna Hanna, Princess of Rome
The Auditor serves as the chief administrative assistant for curial work.

H.Ill.H. the Count Garrison
The Secretary serves as the chief correspondence officer and chief of protocol.

H.G.D.H. Count Don Daniel, Prince v. Reichenberg
Hereditary Regent of Würzburg
The Coppiere is the honourary wine steward, a traditional position of honour.

H.Ill.H. the Count von der Steinhörst
Surgeon General of the Patriarchate
The Surgeon General is the chief medical officer of the Patriarchal curia and household.

Chamberlains of Honour
(In addition to the Chamberlains, the Chamberlains of Honour
carry various pontifical objects during the Holy Mass.)
The Grand Master of the Noble Company also holds this distinction.

H.I.R.H. the Grand Prince of Etruria

H.I.R.H. the Grand Princess of Eturia

H.M.E.R.H. Countess Alicia, Electress of Trier

H.M.E.R.H. Countess Wanda, Electress of Mainz

H.R.H. Countess Clara Abigayle

H.R.H. Countess Giovanna Seraphina

H.S.H. the Prince Wetsch

H.E. Count Gavrilchik

H.E. Countess Gavrilchik

H.S.H. the Duke of Metz

H.E. Countess Lisle

Parafrenieri (Grooms)

H.E. Count Palatine Lisle

H.E. the Count Palatine of Randersacker

Masters of the Virga Rubea
(Escort the Patriarchal Staff of St. Stephen in Procession.)

H.G. Floyd, Duke of Hattin, Archduke of Alcazar, Baron of Borgo Priolo

H.E. the Baron of Esne and Rottingen

Nobles of the Anticamera
The Noble Companions of the Noble Company also holds this distinction.

H.E. Count Clark

H.E. James Joseph, Viscount of Marzano

H.E. Paul, Baron of Bagnaria

H.E. Florian, Baron of Gerenzago

H.E. Joseph, Lord of Albaredo

H.E. Peter, Baron of Ottobiano

H.E. Hugh, Lord of Ras-el-Bar

H.E. Jon, Lord of Derment

Chev. Refieuna

Patriarchal Chamberlain

Canon of the Chapter

Noble of the Anticamera

Nobles of the Anticamera (civil uniform)

Patriarchal Chamberlains of Honour

Patriarchal Parafrenieri (Grooms)

Patriarchal Parafrenieri (Grooms)
(Civil Uniform)



* The Master of the Chamber and Chamberlains hold prelatial rank of Chamberlain in the prelature and are at least in Minor Orders.




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