• LIFE OF THE ORDER


    Investiture of the Grand Priory of Great Britain for 2019
    The Grand Prior of Great Britain, His Excellency Anthony Dickinson, cordially invites all members of the noble Order, Companions, their families and guests to meet in the County of Lancashire on 12th and 13th July 2019...

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  • CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES


    Charity Burns' Night Supper
    Once again this year the Grand Priory of Great Britain kept a Scottish themed evening, raising funds for SUROL, their charity in Sri Lanka (under the patronage of Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith) which assists those affected by...

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  • CHRISTIANITY


    HOLY MASS, BLESSING AND IMPOSITION OF THE ASHES
    HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS “Blow the trumpet […] sanctify a fast” (Joel 2:15), says the prophet in the first reading. Lent opens with a piercing sound, that of a trumpet that does not please the ears, but instead...

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  • WORLDWIDE ALERT


    Foreign debt in Africa: a sword of Damocles on millions of poor
    The foreign debt that Sub-Saharan African Countries have accumulated over the past few years is an unresolved issue. After the great abolitionist campaign, promoted on the occasion of the Great Jubilee of 2000,...

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LIFE OF THE ORDER
Investiture of the Grand Priory of Great Britain for 2019
The Grand Prior of Great Britain, His Excellency Anthony Dickinson, cordially invites all members of the noble Order, Companions, their families and guests to meet in the County of...
read more

CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES
Charity Burns' Night Supper
Once again this year the Grand Priory of Great Britain kept a Scottish themed evening, raising funds for SUROL, their charity in Sri Lanka (under the patronage of Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith) which assists those a...
read more

CHRISTIANITY
HOLY MASS, BLESSING AND IMPOSITION OF THE ASHES
HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

“Blow the trumpet […] sanctify a fast” (Joel 2:15), says the prophet in the first reading. Lent opens with a piercing sound, that of a ...
read more

WORLDWIDE ALERT
Foreign debt in Africa: a sword of Damocles on millions of poor
The foreign debt that Sub-Saharan African Countries have accumulated over the past few years is an unresolved issue. After the great abolitionist campaign, promoted on the oc...
read more


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THE ORDER MISSIONThe Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem is one of the oldest Orders of Christian Chivalry. Founded in the Holy Land in the 11th century, the Order finds its origins in religious, hospitaller and military traditions, as well as that of chivalry and nobility. Among its members there are lay as well as clerical Knights and Dames, devoted to the exercise of Christian virtue and charity. Members are characterized by a willingness to strive for spiritual perfection within the Catholic Church or their own ecclesial community, and their enthusiastic service of the poor and the sick.

Today the Order of Saint Lazarus is an international charitable organization conducting charitable activities around the world, helping thousands of sick, suffering and the needy.

The Order of Saint Lazarus remains true to its founding principles summarized in the motto “Atavis and Armis”. The Order works to ensure the respect for Christian values ​​and to serve the poor, a principle which is reflected in the volunteer work done by the Knights, Dames and Chaplains within the Order’s humanitarian and charity activities.

The Order of Saint Lazarus has the distinction of being the only Catholic Order of chivalry to welcome non-Catholics; accepting members from other Christian ecclesial communities: Orthodox, Protestant and Anglican.
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