The Annual Report of the jurisdiction is now available and may be downloaded here.

The World Leprosy Day 2024 appeal of the St Lazarus Charitable Trust has been launched by the Grand Prior, the Most Hon. the Marquis of Lothian GCLJ.

He writes:

Sunday 28th January 2024 is World Leprosy Day. For members of our Order, committed to the care and treatment of those suffering from the dreadful disease of leprosy, this is a day of great significance when we can make a very real contribution towards the alleviation of leprosy. It is to that end The St Lazarus Charitable Trust has agreed with me that the Grand Prior's World Leprosy Day Project for 2024 (WLD24) will...


'O come all ye faithful'


The Carol Service held by King Offa Commandery in the English Midlands was a great success and a very happy occasion despite very snowy and icy conditions. It was held at the ancient church of St Wilfrid, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England.

A substantial charitable donation was presented by the Commander Chevalier Mario...


Saturday 21 October 2023 was a very special day in the life of the Grand Priory of England & Wales.  As we gathered, in the presence of the Grand Master Emeritus, HH the Duke of Seville, we were preparing not only for our Autumn National Investiture, but to say a formal farewell to our retiring Bailiff, HE the Chevalier Charles Holloway GCLJ, and to welcome his successor, Dr. David Woolf KCLJ (Commander of Wales) to his new position.

The ceremony took place at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London. At 11.00am, the Ecclesiastical Procession entered the Church...

On Saturday 16th September 2023, King Offa Commandery visited Burton Lazars, Leicestershire, the site of the medieval Headquarters of the Order of St Lazarus in England.


Following a short presentation in the Village Hall to explain the importance of Burton Lazars to the Order by Chevalier John Bullock KLJ, an act of Commemoration, overlooking the site of our ancient...


King Offa Commandery’s Annual Service of Celebration & Renewal of Knightly Vows was held at the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent on Saturday 15th July 2023. The Bailiff of the Grand Priory of England and Wales, His Excellency the Chevalier Charles Holloway GCLJ, KMLJ, and Dame Lynne Holloway were in attendance.


The Commandery was honoured to have the...


Members and friends of the Commandery of London & Westminster were honoured to be invited for a private tour of the Old Bailey on 20 June, hosted by Sheriff Andrew Marsden KLJ, one of the newer members of the Commandery. 


Sheriff Andrew entertained us with tales of life at the Bailey, both throughout its history and in modern times, before taking us on a...


On the evening of 13 May, Craig Williams KLJ (Hospitaller) organised a wonderful festal dinner for the Order of St Lazarus, Commandery of Wales at the Cardiff & County Club.  


The guest of honour was His Grace the Archbishop of Cardiff & Bishop of Menevia, the Most Rev’d Mark O’Toole.  Captain Sir Norman Lloyd-Edwards KCVO, GCStJ, KCVO, GOMLJ proposed the loyal...


King Offa Commandery held a lovely afternoon celebration for St George’s Day and a happy anticipation of Coronation of His Majesty the King. Huthwaite Silver Prize Band, under the conductorship of Mr Tony Wade CMLJ, performed a splendid concert of music associated with England’s Patron Saint and to celebrate the forthcoming Coronation.

This was followed by a hearty buffet and time of conversation in the Magdalene Centre. Festal Evensong in the ancient Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire concluded a wonderful afternoon which additionally raised...


The Grand Priory of England and Wales's Spring Investiture was held on Saturday 15th April 2023 at the Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire. At 11.00am prompt, the procession entered the Church to the splendid organ voluntary ‘Tuba Tune, Op. 15’ by Craig Sellar Lang.


The service was led by The Reverend Canon Brendan Clover SChLJ,...