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World Youth Day Lisbon 2023: Through the Eyes of a Young Aspirant

7 September 2023

Praise be to our Lord Jesus Christ! My name is Jacob Anithottam, I am an aspirant of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in New Zealand, currently on the path to be invested into the order in November 2023. I was given the great opportunity to take part in World Youth Day 2023, the international call of the Church to young delegates from around the world, to celebrate the Catholic heritage we hold dear in our lives. I wish to provide a report of my first-hand experience and my thoughts about WYD 2023 Lisbon. Image 1: An […]

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Bishop Stephen Lowe officially take ups the role of Grand Prior

22 August 2022

Aug 22, 2022 Members of the New Zealand Magistral Delegation gathered at a special ceremony on Sunday 3 July 2022, to witness Bishop Stephen Lowe, newly appointed Bishop of Auckland, officially take up the additional role of Grand Prior to be the spiritual guide of the New Zealand members of the Order and to assist the Magistral Delegate. Bishop Lowe, a chaplain in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, had been appointed Grand Prior of the New Zealand Magistral Delegation for a four-year term by Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the Order’s Grand Master, in January. He succeeds Bishop […]

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