Past Events

With thanks to our Senior Chaplain, Fr Paul Bagott SChLJ, this year’s London & Westminster Carol Service will take place at St Cuthbert’s Church, Philbeach Gardens on Wednesday 18th December at 7pm. We will be joining members of the St Cuthbert’s parish for this event – and will be led by their choir; as well as having a number of opportunities to join in with congregational carols.

The service itself is free to attend, but there will be a collection during the service to support the parish and the work of the Order. After Carols, a light supper will be served, along with drinks...


The Advent Carol Service will take place on Sunday, 1st December 2019 at St Mary’s Church Hertingfordbury, St Mary’s Lane, Hertford, SG14 2LD commencing at 1600 hrs.  It will be conducted by The Revd Rosemary Caruana, SChLJ, OMLJ.

After the service we will dine at Mayflower Place, Hertingfordbury Road, Hertingfordbury, Hertford, SG14 2LG.

Further details will be posted as soon as they are available

The Commandery of King Offa’s Annual Advent Carol Service will take place on Sunday 1st December 2019 at 12.15pm. The service, conducted by our Senior Chaplain, the Reverend John Burgess and our Chaplain, the Reverend Kevin Charles, will be held at St Wilfrid’s Church, Church Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 8LA.

The service will focus on the Nativity story through the reading of the traditional lessons and the singing of well-known carols, and will be followed at 2.00pm by a 3-course luncheon, with a vegetarian option, at £17.00 per person, in The Abraham Lincoln...


A Concert in aid of the St Lazarus Charitable Trust to raise money for the relief of Leprosy Sufferers throughout the world

at St Paul's Church Knightsbridge

Includes a rare performance of the Piano Trio in D minor by the English-born composer, Henry Charles Litolff, who is mainly remembered today for the sparkling and light-hearted ‘Scherzo’ from his Concerto Symphonique No. 4, op. 102 for piano & orchestra (1852).

Programme and booking information

Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on "Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu” in G Op. 121a (1803)

Henry Charles...


Members of the Commandery of King Offa will take part in the Remembrance Parade at the War Memorial, on the Victoria Embankment, Nottingham

Further details to follow

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 Vigil Service will be held in St Andrew’s with Castle Gate United Reformed Church, Goldsmith Street, NG1 5JT followed by dinner in the Ionic Suite at The Belgrave Rooms, 25, Goldsmith Street, NG1 5LB.

The Investiture Service will take place in The Cathedral Church of St Barnabas, North Circus Street, NG1 5AE, followed by Lunch at The Belgrave Rooms (see above).

Friday 25th October

6.30pm                      ...


The Commander, Chevalier Roger D’Elia KLJ cordially invites you to join our Annual Service which will take place on Sunday 20th  October, 2019 at St Mary’s Church Hertingfordbury, St Mary’s Lane, Hertford, SG14 2LD.   

After the Service we will dine at Mayflower Place, Hertingfordbury Road, Hertingfordbury, Hertford, SG14 2LG.

The timings for the proceedings are:

1330 hrs

Meet at Mayflower Place – tea and coffee will be available

1400 hrs



Marshal’s Rehearsal for the Procession in the Church



On Saturday 19th October 2019 at 1900 the Cardiff Oratorians and the Order of St Lazarus Commandery of Wales are hosting at Newman Hall a charity dinner in support of the Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Syrian Refugee Appeal.  The following link gives an appreciation of the work that ACN does amongst the minority Christian population of Syria:

As the diocese of our Spiritual Protector, His Beatitude Youssef Absi SMSP, covers the area supported by the ACN Syrian appeal and many of his people have been horribly affected by the Syrian civil war...


The Commandery has recently sponsored a medical student who has just completed her medical elective at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India.

Jessica has spent her elective working with patients suffering from leprosy and the after-effects of the disease. We have now invited her to come and talk to members of the Commandery and share her experiences.  After a short presentation, and questions, we then have a chance to meet Jessica informally over dinner.

The meeting will take place at the Pearson office, 190 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BH at 6pm on Tuesday 1st...


Commandery of Wales pilgrimage to Walsingham.  The pilgrim itinerary will include Commandery events hosted at both the Anglican Shrine and the Catholic Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham.  Further details from Chevalier Dr David Woolf KCLJ, Commander of Wales.