Equestrian Order
of the
Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
Website Archives

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Webmaster: J. Stewart LeForte,KGCHS

Archived Speeches, Articles, background information, etc.concerning the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and the situation facing Christians in the Holy Land

Unofficial Documents:
  • Constitution of the EOHSJ 2006

  • Principles of Conduct For Members - Sept. 2006

  • Father Pizzaballa nominated as Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate

    Father Pizzaballa nominated as Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate

    STATEMENT His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal, having reached the legal age, according to article 401, §1 of the Code of Canon Law. His Holiness has appointed the Very Reverend  Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, former Custos of the Holy Land for twelve years, as Apostolic Administrator sede vacante of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, until …

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    Our Cardinal Grand Master's 2016 Easter Pastoral Letter

    THE ORDER IN UNION WITH THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH - an excerpt from the forthcoming Annales 2015.

    Carlo Cardinal Furno, former Cardinal Grand Master, died on Dec. 09, 2015 RIP


  • Letter by Msgr. Fortunato Frezza, Master of Ceremonies of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

  • NEWSFLASH / News Releases from the Grand Magisterium

    Year of Faith Pilgrimage Messages
    Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

    Patriarch Twal Condemns Israeli Demolition of Patriarchate Property

    "JERUSALEM As the UNIVERSAL MOTHERLAND" a conference given by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi to the Rome Section of the Central Italy Lieutenancy
    (posted Jun 03, 2011)

    Christianity and the Middle East: The Vanishing Church in the Holy Land
    (Washington Report on Middle East Affairs)
    (links to external sources do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre)

    Overcoming Divisions in the Holy Land
    Vatican Radio

    Palestinians returning to Gaza, but area still 'crying' for peace, bishops say
    A special delegation of bishops from Western nations has pledged action for the most pressing need in the Holy Land: peace.

    Holy Land News - Video
    Reports on several interesting and important events!

    Christmas 2010: Homily of the Patriarch
    "Let us pray together for peace: "Peace be upon Israel, Palestine, our people and throughout the Middle East, so that our children may live and grow in a peaceful and joyful environment." (posted Dec. 26, 2010)

  • "Christians In the Middle East" A Special Edition of "ONE" magazine cialis by the CNEWA.

  • H.E. John Cardinal Foley, Presentation at HCEF 11th International Conference

  • Patriarch's plea on behalf of the Holy Land
  • Monday, September 14, 2009

    Special Photo Editions of Pope Benedict's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
  • Pilgrimage Photos from the Grand Magisterium - July2009 (posted July 17/09)

  • Photo Newsletter en franÇais
    (17 Juillet 2009)

  • First Pastoral Letter of H.B. Msgr. Fouad Twal Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

  • Pope Benedict's Address to the 2008 International Consulta of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre Be "Ambassadors Of Peace"

  • Cardinal Bertone stresses urgent need to help Christians in the Holy Land (posted: Apr. 17, 2009)

  • Christian Presence in the Holy Land

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    The Christians in the Holy Land:

    The Order of the Holy Sepulchre:

    The Spirituality ofthe Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre ofJerusalem
    "What is a Knight/Lady?"
    The Nature of Membership
    ASampling of the recent projects funded by the Order of the Holy Sepulchre in theHoly Land in English
    A Sampling of the recent projects fundedby the EOHSJ enfrancais
    Newsletter from the GrandMagisterium - January 2007(posted January 22, 2007)
    Saints and Beati of the Order
    Various Insignia of the Order
    Armorial of some Canadian Knights of Order by V. Shaun Redmond,KCHS (Eastern Ontario Section)
    The Official Site of the GrandMagisterium
    The Grand Master and the Governor General of the Order

    Lieutenancies of the Order around theWorld
    History of theOrder
    History of the Magistral Delegation of the EOHSJ ofCanada-Atlantic (new - may 15, 2002
    Grand Master among those elevated to Dignity ofCardinal
    New Grand Master Appointed
    For more information on JohnCardinal Foley, Grand Master see: John Cardinal Foley

    Details emerge on Knights Templar document from Secret Archives
    VATICAN CITY, October 16 (CNA).-A recently rediscovered document has shed new light on the trial and suppression of the legendary Knights Templar. CNA previously reported that the document would be published, but now more details have become available. (Nov 2007)

    Knights Templar Letter a Fraud,Says Holy See