2012

Christmas Messages

From

GRAND MASTER

H.E. Don Carlos Gereda de Borbon

Marquis de Almazan, 49th Grand Master

&

Spiritual Protector of the Order

His Beatitude Gregory III 

The Patriarch of Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch and all the East

Order of St. Lazarus 

2012 Donations

Arising from the fundraising activities the Order from June 2011 to June 2012

The Order raised in excess of € 30,000.0 which was recently donated to the nominated Charities in the following amounts:

This year the Order was able to present the following Cheques:

CrossCare - Feeding Programme Dublin 

with a cheque for over € 15,000, which is being used to fund the Refurbishment of the Hollis Row Facilities and Kitchens

Global Emergencies Care Skills

with a cheque for over € 7,500, which is being used to purchase Emergency Medical syringes 

and equipment to Assit the Doctor’s - Nurses and Medics who have been trained 

by Global Emergency Care Skills

GlobalH2O

with a cheque for over € 7,500, which has already been used to Drill a Fresh Water Well in Kitgum Uganda.

Which supplies 2000 People with fresh Water everyday helping to reduce illness and deaths caused by water borne mites and bacteria

Grand Priory of Ireland receives 

Blessing from 

The Orders Spiritual Protector.

The Grand Priory of Ireland are pleased to announce that 

His Beatitude Gregory III the Patriarch and Spiritual 

Protector of the Order

has honoured the Grand Priory of Ireland by sending an

Blessing to the Priory on the 50th Anniversary Year.

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Grand Priory of Ireland receives Papal Blessing.

The Grand Priory of Ireland are pleased to announce that 

His Holiness Benedict XVI

has honoured the Grand Priory of Ireland by sending an Apostolic

Blessing to the Priory on the 50th Anniversary Year.

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King of Spain Honours Grand Priory of Ireland

The Grand Priory of Ireland are delighted to announce that 

His Most Excellent Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain 

has been in communication with the Grand Priory of Ireland 

and has paid tribute to the Order in Ireland by making 

a personal gift to the Grand Priory of Ireland of a

personally signed portrait, to mark the Golden Jubilee of 

the Order in Ireland.

His Majesty further sent a message of his ''warm regards for all the

Gentlemen & Ladies in the Grand Priory of Ireland and conveys his

congratulations on this anniversary''

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Pilgrimage to Kevelaer

The Grand Priory of Ireland was represented and a number of members took part in the Order’s Pilgrimage to Kevelaer in Germany in late May.

His Beatitude Gregory III the Patriarch and Spiritual Protector of the Order talking to Grand Prior of Ireland, Chev. Bernard Barton in Kevelaer

About Kevelaer

Since 1643, Kevelaer's chapel, known as the "Comforter of the Sad and Distressed", has been a place of pilgrimage, and numerous miracles have occurred here. Kevelaer is the best visited pilgrimage location in northwestern Europe. More than 800,000 pilgrims visit Kevelaer every year to seek consolation for daily sorrows and needs on the long pilgrims' journey through their earthly lives. These pilgrims come from all over the world looking for comfort and the blessing of our Lady of Kevelaer.

His Beatitude Gregory III the Patriarch and Spiritual Protector of the Order with Cmd Pat Downes in Kevelae

Members of the Grand Priory of Ireland you attended the pilgrimage to Kevelear with H.E. Don Carlos Gereda de Borbon Marquis de Almazan, 49th Grand Master

Chevalier Patrick Long

The death has occurred of Chevalier Patrick Joseph LONG K.L.J. of Dublin (Past President RAF Association (ROI) 

and formerly of Cork), 26th May 2012

Please pray for the repose of his soul and the comfort of all those to whom he was dear.

Et cum Lazaro, quondam paupere, aeternam habeat requiem.

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