Banns of marriage published for Crown Princess Couple at Royal Chapel
The Queen and The Crown Princess at the Royal Chapel before the banns service. Photo: Toni Sica/Stella pictures.
A banns of marriage service with Holy Communion was held at the Royal Chapel on Sunday 30 May at 11.00 a .m. for The Crown Princess Couple.
Apart from The Crown Princess Couple, the service was also attended by The King and Queen, Prince Carl Philip and Mr Daniel Westling's parents Ewa and Olle Westling, and his sister Anna Westling Blom. The Royal Chapel, which holds 400 people, was almost completely full.
The sermon was given by Bertil Reimer and the banns were read by Chaplain to The King Lars-Göran Lönnermark. Pastor Erland Ros led the prayers of intercession for The Crown Princess Couple.
Music by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Roman and Riedel was performed by the Guards Sextet from the Army Music Corps led by Johan Nordfeldt, with the Palace Choir, the Royal Chapel's Vocal Ensemble, concert pianist Magnus Svensson and court organist Mary Ljungquist Hén.