• Humanitarian

    Fighting for the poor
  • Humanitarian

    Fighting for the poor
  • History

    Looking back on a long tradition
  • Ecumenical

    Bringing Christians together

This 340 page full color hardcover book brings to life the insignia, decorations, commemorative medals, uniforms, heraldry, flags, and history of the Order of Saint Lazarus.
The Second Edition adds over 100 pages of new material.
Written to answer all of your questions about the Order, the book visually displays all of the information in the current Regulations and Statutes of the Order. This reference work shows you what to wear, and how to wear it. And with a new section on dress events, the book shows you how to dress properly for every order of dress, for every kind of event, at every hour of the day.

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Saint Lazarus,
While we prepare to celebrate Christmas and remember the coming of Jesus, the only Saviour of the world, Advent helps us create a mood for the arrival of salvation, a conveyor for consolation full of lasting happiness.

During these difficult times in which we live, with an uncertainty about the future, full of restlessness in the face of widespread social insecurity, we need Christ to fulfill the many expectations of justice, before the Lord. He will judge us by the love we show to others, and we cannot live a frantic and banal life full of dissipations that distract us and fill us with alienating evasions, of sterile actions and useless discussions.

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On January 24, the Order of St Lazarus’ Grand Commandery of the South (Grand Priory of America) observed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity by gathering together with the congregation of St Mary’s Assumption Roman Catholic Church in New Orleans’ historic Lower Garden District. As our ecumenical Order is particularly interested in the realization of Christian unity, we use Unity Sunday each year to worship with a different Christian tradition.

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The Commandery of Wales (Grand Priory of England & Wales) reports on a recent emergency appeal in Samburu, Kenya, towards which the Commandery raised over £1,800. The Commander of Wales, Chev. Dr David Woolf KLJ, writes: “It is worth remembering that in Biblical times, and even much later, it was not just Mycobacterium leprae that was called leprosy.  Many other contagious, untreatable and poorly understood skin conditions were often generally classified by the generic term leprosy.  Page 6 of Mr Morris’ report gives a very graphic example of a young man who in former years would have been labelled as a leper.”

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In order to commemorate and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Grand Priory of Finland a History was published at the Knight´s Day in November in Helsinki.

The book in Finnish, Swedish and with an English summary, is written by Tuomas Hoppu and deals both with the background to the foundation of the Order in Finland, its first years and the activities that later on became the backbone of the work of the Order in the country.

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