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In keeping with the traditions of the mediaeval Order, founded some 900 years ago primarily for the alleviation of leprosy (now known as Hanson's Disease), without regard to creed or nationality, the modern Order of St Lazarus supports leprosaria worldwide. The Scottish Grand Bailiwick plays a full part in the work of the International Order as well as supporting many local Scottish charities.  How to become a lifelong member of the Order.

The Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem is a chivalric organisation whose aim is to succour the weak and oppressed in society.

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Wednesday 16 April

6 30pm  Holy Week Service, Greenside Church, Edinburgh, followed by supper in the Royal Hotel.  £20 per person.

(Dress: Church cloaks but no insignia)

Gather beforehand in Royal Hotel at 6pm.

Contact the Receiver General.


Tuesday 8 May

Investiture rehearsal and Council meeting. (Attendance by invitation only.)

Glasgow Cathedral from 10am


Saturday 17 May

11 00 am Annual Investiture at Glasgow Cathedral

followed by lunch. (Lunch costs £30 per person)

All welcome.

Contact the Receiver General.


Friday 6 to Sunday 8 June  (Pentecost)

International Pilgrimage to the Church of Our Lady of Walsingham, Little Walsingham, Norfolk NR2 6BP


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Sunday 17 August

Service in Glenbuchat Church, Strathdon and family picnic.

Contact Duncan Cameron.


Sunday August

Presentation of East of Scotland Volunteer in the Community Award 2013. Selkirk. Details to be announced.


Tuesday 2 September

Council meeting, Barwell offices, Glasgow. Council members only.


Saturday 20 September

11am - 3 30pm  Service at Holy Trinity church, Stirling, followed by Study Day in Golden Lion hotel, King St.

6 30 for 7pm Fundraising Dinner, Golden Lion hotel.

Contact the Social Secretary.


Saturday 18 October

Aberdeen Black Tie Dinner, Trinity Hall. Guest speaker Grand Baillie John Kelly MBE BSc FRGS KCLJ, Order of St Lazarus, Grand Bailiwick of Scotland. Contact Duncan Cameron.


Thursday 4 December

Annual Carol Service, Church of the Good Shepherd, Murrayfield Avenue, Edinburgh.




Events Calendar 2014

Grand Master Spiritual Protector

His Excellency Don Carlos Gereda de Borbón, Marquis de Almazàn, 49th Grand Master of the Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem more…

His Beatitude Gregory III Latham, Spiritual Protector of the Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem more…

NEWS


Emergency response visit in the Northeast more…





From Aberdeen to Budapest by Duncan Cameron OLJ  more…







Aberdeen’s inaugural dinner was a great success in Trinity Hall  more…









Read Prof Ross’s article on the Heraldry and History of the Order


SSAFA delighted with success of fundraising Beating the Retreat evening in Edinburgh  more…












Join our 2014 Pilgrimage to Walsingham in Norfolk, England.

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