Past Events

The Grand Priory of America is planning a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, from April 20-30, 2023. 

This initiative by the Grand Priory of America aims to circle the earth with light and prayer on World Leprosy Day

On Friday 2 December the Hellenic Grand Priory will celebrate a Vigil and Evening Prayer with the Blessing of the Arms at the Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist at Paleo Psychiko, The Investiture Service and Formal Dinner in one of the 5* Hotels of Athens will take place the following day (Saturday 3 December).

Full details will follow as soon as they are available.

The Grand Priory of America is pleased to announce the arrangements for its 2022 Grand Prioral Council weekend, which will take place in Washington DC from Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 September.

Further information can be downloaded here.

This year, after the COVID 19 emergency, the ceremonies of admission and investiture in the Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem will resume at the Abbey Basilica of San Martino delle Scale.

The Prayer Vigil will begin at 7.30 pm on 11 June and will be presided over by Msgr. Michele Pennisi, Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Monreale, Ecclesiastical Grand Prior of the Order and Senior Chaplain of the Grand Bailiwick of Sicily. The solemn investiture will take place the next day, June 12, starting at 11.15 am.


“Recalling the Past, Embracing the Future”

60th Anniversary of the Order in Canada

It is with great pleasure that you are invited to the long-awaited Chapter General of the Grand Priory of Canada, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. We will gather from Thursday May 12 to Sunday May 15 being mindful of public health restrictions but prayerful that our meetings will be both blessed and a blessing.

The Grand Priory of Italy invites all Members of the Order to attend a National Investiture Ceremony.

The event will be held on May 8th in Varese (very close to Milan) at the church of S.Stefano and S.Evasio. Programme and details will follow.

For further information please send your request to omoslj2020.italia [at]

Please note that confirmation of the event will depend on the status of the COVID19 pandemic situation in Italy.

The Grand Priory of England and Wales invites Postulants, Members of the Order and their guests to this event, the programme for which appears below.

The Investiture Service will take place in St Paul’s Church, 32A Wilton Place, London, SW1X 8SH, followed by a reception and lunch at The Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LF.

The Humanitarian Grand Priory Europe – the institutional link between the Order of Saint Lazarus and the Lazarus relief organization (NGO) – invites members of the Order, their guests, members of the Lazarus relief organization and members of neighbouring jurisdictions of the Order to a festive Investiture in the former federal capital Bonn.  The celebrations will take place from Friday 8 April 2022 to Sunday 10 April 2022.