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 […]

His Excellency Bishop Jamal Khader Daibes appointed to pastor and head of the dioceses of Djibouti and Somalia

His Excellency Bishop Jamal Khader Daibes appointed to pastor and head of the dioceses of Djibouti and Somalia

The Lieutenancy of Ireland extends its congratulations to His Excellency Bishop Jamal Khader Daibes, currently Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan, on […]

Notification from the Grand Master

‘Notification that the Grand Master and the Governor General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem will travel […]

The Order of the Holy Sepulcher renews its commitment to the Holy Land alongside the Latin Patriarchate

The Order of the Holy Sepulchre renews its commitment to the Holy Land alongside the Latin Patriarchate

Informative video summary, detailing the meeting of the Lieutenants and Grand Priors of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre […]

The Order of the Holy Sepulcher renews its commitment to the Holy Land alongside the Latin Patriarchate

Pope Francis laments ‘innocent dead‘ in Holy Land conflict

Pope Francis laments ‘innocent dead‘ in Holy Land conflict Pope Francis met with leaders of the Equestrian Order of the […]

General Appeal – November 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   May the Lord give you peace!  Charity and prayer animate the entire extended family of the […]

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A Pastoral Letter has been sent by His Beatitude Cardinal Pizzaballa to all the parishes across the Holy Land.

Given the current situation the Patriarch has felt it necessary to share this. The feast of Our Lady Queen of […]

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Attendance to the Consistory in Vatican City

The Lieutenancy of Ireland was represented today in Vatican City on the occasion of the Consistory creating 21 New Cardinals, […]

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Hungary – August 20th, 2023

August 20th, St Stephen’s Day, is celebrated throughout Hungary in commemoration of the foundation of the Hungarian state. The religious […]

Promotion to Cardinal for His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa

Promotion to Cardinal for His Beatitude Pierbattista Pizzaballa

The Lieutenancy of Ireland sends our sincere congratulations to our dear friend on his elevation to Cardinal – Deus lo […]

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Annual Investiture – Lieutenancy of Switzerland and Liechtenstein

This weekend, 9th – 11th June 2023, the Lieutenancy of Switzerland and Liechtenstein celebrates its annual Investiture of Knights and […]

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Pilgrimage from Armagh to London – Saint Oliver Plunkett

This weekend, members of the Lieutenancy of Ireland, lead by His Grace Archbishop Eamon Martin, KC*HS, Archbishop of Armagh and […]

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Annual Mass of the Eastern Section, Lieutenancy of England and Wales

Delighted to be invited to participate in the Annual Mass of the Eastern Section, Lieutenancy of England and Wales; celebrated […]

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Grand Master Invests New Members

Over the weekend of 25th – 27th November 2022, the Lieutenant and his wife Nora, accompanied by our Communications Officer, […]

Representatives of the Lieutenancies and Grand Magisterium at the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, Oslo.

Magistral Delegation of Norway Investiture

Over the weekend of 18th – 20th November 2022, the Lieutenant and his wife Nora, accompanied by our Communications Officer, […]

Lieutenant in the Hermina Memorial Chapel, Budapest in front of a relic of Blessed Bartolo Longo.

Lieutenancy of Hungary Investiture

Over the weekend of 7th-9th October 2022, the Lieutenant and his wife Nora, accompanied by our Communications Officer, were guests […]

Newsletter - Grand Magisterium - 42

The Grand Magisterium of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem has just published its latest Newsletter No. 72 – May 2024

The Grand Magisterium of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem has just published its latest Newsletter No. 72 – May 2024