Mission

The Order has at its heart an individual commitment to personal spiritual development with the collective endeavour of supporting the Church and Christian people across the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem – which includes Cyprus, Jordan and the Holy Land.

The Order

The historical development of the Order is and must now remain somewhat obscure. Although it is well known that following the First Crusade a tradition (approved by Popes) of ceremonially appointing  Knights at the Holy Sepulchre developed…

Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage in the Holy Land is an important manifestation of commitment to the Order. It makes yet more vivid our encounter with the Lord…

Spirituality

The Order has at its heart, an individual commitment to personal spiritual development and the collective endeavour of supporting the Church…

Support

The support the Order gives is dependent upon the generosity of its members and supporters. Collectively our donations make a real difference.

LATEST NEWS

Congratulation to Bishop James Curry KC*HS

Congratulation to Bishop James Curry KC*HS

Monsignor James Curry, formerly parish priest of Our Lady of Victories in Kensington, has been ordained an Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster in the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Most Precious Blood. Bishop James Curry KC*HS was ordained Auxiliary...

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The Investiture Ceremony

The Investiture Ceremony

The Lieutenancy of England & Wales holds Investiture ceremonies in June and November each year. The ceremony takes place over two days. The Investiture ceremony takes place on the second morning, following the Vigil service the preceding night. This video is based...

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Prayer Vigil preceding the Investiture

Prayer Vigil preceding the Investiture

The Lieutenancy of England & Wales holds Investiture ceremonies in June and November each year. The ceremony takes place over two days. The Vigil ceremony is held the night preceding the Investiture Mass. This video is based on the Investiture in Rome during...

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Who are members of the Order?

Who are members of the Order?

Joining the Order means making a life time commitment to witness to the faith, practice Christian life, and carry forward charitable works for the moral and material support of the Christian communities of the Holy Land, always acting with that discretion which...

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The Cloak – A Sign of Our Identity

The Cloak – A Sign of Our Identity

We live in a world of symbols. We must be careful we know how to interpret them, not limiting ourselves to their external appearance, however striking and solemn it may be, but delving into their meaning, searching for the transcendent. We must, in a word, flee the...

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Our Order

Our Order

The Lieutenancy of England & Wales was established in 1954. This year we celebrate our 70th anniversary. Over the course of the next few months we will publish a series of articles about Our Order, its members and the work that we do. The following video, produced...

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