On January 22, 2019, for the 513th anniversary of its foundation, the Pontifical Swiss Guard inaugurated new black helmets and a series of short films on the life of the Vatican’s armed corps.
To mark the anniversary, the guards and families of their District attended a Mass, at the end of the day, in the church of “Santa Maria in Campo Santo Teutonico.” After the celebration, they marched to Saint Peter’s Square to commemorate the arrival of the first Swiss mercenaries on January 22, 1506, stated a press release
After their return to Caserne, a military ceremony took place. The note specifies

Praise the Lord

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