The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is a Catholic order of chivalry commissioned to support the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Christian presence in the Holy Land.

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Lent is “a sacramental sign of our conversion.”

A Lenten message from Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.


 2019 Our Lady Queen of Palestine Golf Tournament

Don’t miss the Western Lieutenancy’s Fourth Annual Our Lady Queen of Palestine Golf Tournament benefiting Hogar Niňo Dios – “Home of the Christ Child”. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM. Click here for details.


The Western Lieutenancy Mourns the Passing of
Rev. Sir John Proctor, KCHS

The San Diego Area sadly announced the death of Rev. Sir John Proctor, KCHS, on February 27, 2019. He was invested in 2005 and a member of the Legacy Society.  Please keep him in your prayers.

Fr. Proctor was a long-time priest of the San Diego Diocese. He was born in Palo Alto, CA in 1946 and was ordained in 1971. Before becoming a priest, he was a practicing nurse. He was a graduate of Catholic University of America and University of Maryland.  He had a Juris Doctorate and Masters in Comparative Literature. He served in the San Diego diocese as a parish priest and canon lawyer. He also served on the faculty of Marian Catholic High School and the Diocesan Institute. Until his passing, Fr. Proctor served as chaplain of the Naval Consolidated Brig at the Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 7th at 1:00 PM at:

San Rafael Parish
17252 Bernardo Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92128.

Knights and Ladies are requested to robe and join in the procession. Robing will be at 12:30 PM in the Library/Meeting Room (on the left as you enter the Church). If you plan to attend, please email so that the family can estimate the number of pews to reserve for the Order.

A reception follows after the services.

Holy Land Economic Development Fund 2019 Update

Your contributions to the HLEDF are directly and positively impacting the lives of Christian families to grow and maintain the small businesses they operate in the Holy Land. Click here for the update.

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