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Irish Catholic Bishop's Conference

Irish Bishops call for courageous world leadership to stop Israel/Hamas war

The Bishops of Ireland have asked for prayers for all people affected by the Israel/Hamas war, for the release of hostages, for humanitarian workers and for first responders.  Bishops reiterated the words of Pope Francis that this war is a “catastrophe for humanity.”

Chevalier Dr Stephen Dorgan, Lieutenancy of Ireland and Chevalier Stuart Blackie, Lieutenancy of Scotland carrying the decorative Baldaquin during the Corpus Christi procession.

Feast of Corpus Christi 2024

On Sunday 2nd June 2024 members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and Sovereign Order of […]

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Lieutenancy of Ireland – Special initiative with schools.

On Wednesday 17th April 2024 in the octave of Easter, Chevalier Thomas Kilduff, KC*HS, the Communications Officer for the Lieutenancy of Ireland, visited four National Schools in the Parish of Kingscourt, in the Diocese of Meath.

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Spring Mass in Wexford

This weekend 23rd/24th March 2024, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland have travelled to the historic port city of Wexford […]

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

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Support the Good Friday Collection

The Pontifical Good Friday Collection is the result of the Pope's wishes for the bond between all Christians in the world and the Holy Places to remain strong. The collection is taken up on Good Friday, in all Catholic Churches around the world, to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land.

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Annual pilgrimage of The Lieutenancy of Ireland to the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine in Knock

The annual pilgrimage of The Lieutenancy of Ireland to the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine in Knock, County Mayo commenced […]

Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace, Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland - January 1st 2024.

Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace, Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin, Ireland – January 1st 2024.

This morning, on the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God, Holy Mass for the 57th World Day of Peace […]

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Advent 2023 – The Season of Hope and Preparation

Members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered this week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, for its Winter 2023 General […]

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Annual Day of Reflection Retreat 2023

On Saturday 18th November 2023, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland met for their end of year ‘Day of Reflection’ […]

News – Worldwide

Grand Prior for Norway Bishop Bernt Eidsvig and Magistrate Delegate for Norway Huan Nguyen welcome you to the Nordic Investiture Fair on Saturday 22 June at 15.00.

Joint Baltic and Nordic Investiture – Cardinal leads investiture mass: Six Norwegian Catholics pledge to dedicate their efforts to the Holy Land

On Saturday 22 June at 15.00, the Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem celebrates a magnificent Investiture Mass in St. Olav Cathedral, Oslo. As many as 12 candidates will be beaten to ladies and knights of the ancient and renowned Catholic order.

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Corpus Christi is celebrated in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on the Thursday after the Trinity Sunday.

Corpus Christi is celebrated in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on the Thursday after the Trinity Sunday. On the eve of the solemnity, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Card. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, made the solemn entrance and presided over First Vespers. After Vespers, they all took part in the solemn procession of the Franciscan friars to the holy places inside the Basilica, to then end with the Compline.

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Corpus Christi procession 6th June 2024 – Tenerife, Canary Islands

The Canary Section of the Lieutenancy of Western Spain participated in the Feast of Corpus Christi procession in the Villa de La Orotava on the island of Tenerife, by invitation of H.E. Lieutenant of the parish community of the Church of Our Lady of the Conception and the parish priest Campos Gutierrez. The Eucharist celebration was presided over by the Apostolic Nuncio to the Kingdom of Spain His Excellency Archbishop Monsignor D. Bernardito Cleopas Auza, accompanied by the Diocesan Bishop, His Excellency Bernardo Alvarez Alfonso.

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Corpus Christi procession 2nd June 2024 – Malta

The Lieutenancy of Malta participated in the Feast of Corpus Christi at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. The Mass was presided over by the Grand Prior, His Grace Archbishop of Malta, Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna. Following the Mass, a solemn procession with the Holy Eucharist took place.

Chevalier Dr Stephen Dorgan, Lieutenancy of Ireland and Chevalier Stuart Blackie, Lieutenancy of Scotland carrying the decorative Baldaquin during the Corpus Christi procession.

Feast of Corpus Christi 2024

On Sunday 2nd June 2024 members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and Sovereign Order of […]

Lieutenancy of England and Wales pilgrimage to Guernsey 17-22 May 2024

Lieutenancy of England and Wales pilgrimage to Guernsey 🇬🇬 17-22 May 2024

Jerusalem Cross Newsletter 2023-2024

The latest issue of Jerusalem Cross 2023-2024

The latest issue of Jerusalem Cross 2023-2024, the annual magazine of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, […]

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Support the Good Friday Collection

The Pontifical Good Friday Collection is the result of the Pope's wishes for the bond between all Christians in the world and the Holy Places to remain strong. The collection is taken up on Good Friday, in all Catholic Churches around the world, to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land.

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The Message from fr. Francesco Pattonfor the Good Friday Collection

On this occasion, we friars of the Custody of the Holy Land become beggars and we turn to you so that Good Friday may be a day of universal solidarity, a day on which Christians from all over the world take concrete care of the Mother Church of Jerusalem, which at this moment is in dire need of it.

Professor Agostino Borromeo, Lieutenant General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

RIP: Professor Agostino Borromeo, Lieutenant General

The Lieutenancy of Ireland is sad to learn today Sunday 4 February, of the death of Professor Agostino Borromeo, Lieutenant […]

News – Holy Land

Irish Catholic Bishop's Conference

Irish Bishops call for courageous world leadership to stop Israel/Hamas war

The Bishops of Ireland have asked for prayers for all people affected by the Israel/Hamas war, for the release of hostages, for humanitarian workers and for first responders.  Bishops reiterated the words of Pope Francis that this war is a “catastrophe for humanity.”

We should not forget the Christian minority in Palestine and Israel

Aid should not be based on religion, but Christians face specific challenges Breda O’Brien – Sun Jun 9 2024 – […]

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Corpus Christi is celebrated in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on the Thursday after the Trinity Sunday.

Corpus Christi is celebrated in the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher on the Thursday after the Trinity Sunday. On the eve of the solemnity, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Card. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, made the solemn entrance and presided over First Vespers. After Vespers, they all took part in the solemn procession of the Franciscan friars to the holy places inside the Basilica, to then end with the Compline.

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Return to the Holy Family parish for a pastoral visit

Wonderful news to learn that His Beatitude Cardinal Pizzaballa, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and Fr Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Holy Family Church Gaza finally returned to the parish for a pastoral visit.

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Cardinal Dolan visits the Holy Land: the only path to peace is love

In the midst of the maddening war that is ruthlessly engulfing the Holy Land, Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy […]

Jerusalem Cross Newsletter 2023-2024

The latest issue of Jerusalem Cross 2023-2024

The latest issue of Jerusalem Cross 2023-2024, the annual magazine of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, […]

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

Father Gabriel Romanelli, Parish Priest of the Latin Holy Family Church Gaza

2 friars walking to the boy

Support the Good Friday Collection

The Pontifical Good Friday Collection is the result of the Pope's wishes for the bond between all Christians in the world and the Holy Places to remain strong. The collection is taken up on Good Friday, in all Catholic Churches around the world, to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land.

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The Message from fr. Francesco Pattonfor the Good Friday Collection

On this occasion, we friars of the Custody of the Holy Land become beggars and we turn to you so that Good Friday may be a day of universal solidarity, a day on which Christians from all over the world take concrete care of the Mother Church of Jerusalem, which at this moment is in dire need of it.

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A brief report of Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s pilgrimage for peace in the Holy Land

A brief report of Cardinal Fernando Filoni’s pilgrimage for peace in the Holy Land from December 28, 2023, to January […]