You are gathered in Rome
for the Order’s World Consulta
which takes place every five years
to reflect on the situation
of the Catholic Community
in the Holy Land,
to evaluate the achievements
and determine directives
for the future. [...]
I thank you for coming
and wish to express my appreciation
and my encouragement
for the initiatives of solidarity
that the Order fosters in the Holy Places
and that in recent years
have been further developed
and broadened.

Pope Francis during the audience
with the members of the Order
on the occasion of Consulta 2013

(September 13, 2013)

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Click here to see the videos of thanks sent by the various institutions of the Latin Patriarchate for the Consulta. 

These videos are a way to carry our brothers and sisters of the Holy Land in our hearts this Advent period and Christmas time


During this period of Advent and Christmas time - until Sunday after the Epiphany -  we will...

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Consulta 2018 of the Order

Every five years, all Lieutenants and Magistral Delegates gather around the Cardinal Grand Master and the Grand Magisterium to discuss the great questions of the Order's mission and life.

Consulta 2018 takes place in Rome on November 13-16.  

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Pope Francis encourages the members of the Order to continue their commitment invoking Our Lady’s protection

Grand Master’s Greeting of the Holy Father on the occasion of the Consulta 2018 Your...

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The ExsulteT oratory inspired by the Holy Sepulchre

In the context of the Consulta, Cardinal Edwin O’Brien – Grand Master – commissioned a cultural...

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Sharing and encounter: Lieutenants react to the Consulta

The five-year Consulta assembly has certainly been an opportunity for participants not only to meet...

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The Consulta: the Order’s five-year general assembly

The Consulta of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem is the Order’s main...

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The mission of the Order’s Lieutenants at the heart of the 2018 Consulta

The Lieutenants of the Order who arrived from six continents participated in the Consulta’s...

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The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary Queen of Palestine: an occasion for fraternity

Taking advantage of the presence of the Lieutenants and Magistral Delegates of the peripheral...

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The media rediscover the mission of the Order on the occasion of the Consulta

On November 7, the Holy See Press Office hosted the press conference for the presentation of the...

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Recalling the Consulta 2013

While the Consulta 2018 - the great assembly of the Order held every five years - is being...

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“The Order is one of the expressions of the universal embrace of the Church”: Abp. Pierbattista Pizzaballa tells the Consulta

The Consulta afforded participants the opportunity to benefit from the presence of Abp....

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Towards a “Lieutenant’s Manual”: the fruits of the 2018 Consulta

An interview with the Lieutenant General, Professor Agostino Borromeo, who coordinated the 2018...

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Remembering the Consulta 2013 with Helene Lund, Magistral Delegate for Norway

We asked Helene Lund, Magistral Delegate for Norway, to recall her experience of the 2013 Consulta....

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