2015-09-17

Officiating clergy at the christening of HRH Prince Nicolas

Prince Nicolas' christening will take place in Drottningholm Palace Chapel on Sunday October 11, 2015.

The officiating clergy at the christening of Prince Nicolas will be the The Most Reverend Antje Jackelén, Archbishop, assisted by The Right Reverend Lars-Göran Lönnermark, Bishop Emeritus and Chief Court Chaplain, and The Reverend Michael Bjerkhagen, Court Chaplain and Rector of the Royal Court Parish.

After the christening ceremony there will be a reception for invited guests, after which a private lunch will take place.

The invited guests are the immediate family and representatives of the Riksdag, the Government and official Sweden.

Prince Nicolas will be christened in the same dress worn by Princess Estelle and Princess Leonore at their christenings, and the water used at the christening will come from a spring on Öland.

Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf was born on 15 June 2015 at Danderyd Hospital.