The Reverend Sir Marc Howes, KHS, pastor of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary Church in Las Vegas, shares weekly reflections with our members this Lenten Season.
A Record-Breaking January for Pilgrimages in the Holy Land
Good news for pilgrimages to the Holy Land: statistics from the Christian Information Center show a steady increase, with record-breaking numbers for January 2018.
Registration Now Open for the 2018 Our Lady Queen of Palestine Golf Tournament
Helping children in the Holy Land
The Western Lieutenancy’s Third Annual Our Lady Queen of Palestine Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Proceeds will benefit the Holy Child Jesus Program in Bethlehem, the Holy Land. Don’t miss out on the fun and this opportunity to support a most worthy cause.
From the Grand Magisterium of the EOHSJ:
St. Yves Society Report – Updated October 2017: “The Annexation Wall in Cremisan”
Students at Zarqa South School in Amman, Jordan Thank The Western Lieutenancy
The Western Lieutenancy’s Justice & Peace Winter 2018 Newsletter is now available.
Justice and Peace News:
On August 8, 2017 Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien told Catholics gathered for Mass and a symposium in the Metuchen Diocese that “the enormity of today’s modern Christian genocide is possibly the worst and bloodiest in church history.” Click here for more.
The EOHSJ Presents its New Governor General
June 29, 2017
H.E. Count Agostino Borromeo, Knight of the Collar, served the Order as Governor General for the last eight years. With the second term of his mandate completed, he stepped down from this vital position. The Cardinal Grand Master, His Eminence, Cardinal Edwin O’Brien, has appointed a new Governor General to head the operations of the worldwide Order, H.E. Count Leonardo Visconti di Modrone, KGCHS, effective on the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29, 2017.
Rome Reports produced a video to highlight the dignified and collaborative transition of the office of Governor General and premiered it at the European Lieutenants Meeting in Rome. To watch the video please click here:
March 2017 Newsletter of the Society of St. Yves – Catholic Center for Human Rights is now available.
INTRODUCTION TO THE ORDER
The origins of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem date back to the First Crusade over 900 years ago. A Papal Order, today, our members dedicate themselves to personal sanctification, fidelity to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, and support of the Christian Community in the Holy Land.
Knights and Ladies continue this tradition through prayer and pilgrimage, active involvement in their parish and diocese and a commitment of financial resources to support Catholic Institutions in the Holy Land.
The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is the only lay institution of the Vatican State charged with the task of providing for the needs of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and of all the activities and initiatives to support the Christian presence in the Holy Land.
Financial contributions by members of the Order are used throughout the Archdiocese of Jerusalem, which includes Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Jordan and Cyprus. Areas of support:
- Parishes, churches and community centers
- Convents, seminaries and seminarians
- Clinics and hospitals
- Parish grade schools, high schools and Bethlehem University
- Humanitarian assistance for food and medical supplies
It is through the dedication of our members that we support and educate our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land, living by example the command to love and serve.