New Lieutenant appointed for the Eastern Lieutenancy of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

His Excellency, Michael La Civita on his appointment today by the Cardinal Grand Master as Lieutenant of the Eastern Lieutenancy US of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.

The Grand Master, His Eminence, Fernando Cardinal Filoni, has appointed Sir Michael J. La Civita, KGCHS, as the next Lieutenant of the Eastern Lieutenancy, effective October 14, 2023.

Sir Michael was appointed as the Chancellor of the Eastern Lieutenancy four years ago, has served on the Lieutenancy Council for over a decade and currently chairs the Pilgrimage committee.

Michael La Civita, is the Director of Communications of Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA). A human development initiative of the Holy See, CNEWA addresses issues associated with conflict, injustice and poverty in the Middle East, the Horn of Africa, India and Eastern Europe.

The CNEWA announcement of the appointment is made here.

“Today, dames and knights of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem throughout the world work to support the many charitable and humanitarian activities of the church in the Middle East, including schools, clinics, hospitals and social services for children, the elderly and the vulnerable, as well as programs for migrants and refugees — for people in need regardless of ethnicity, nationality or creed.”

May Our Lady Queen of Palestine intercede for you and the Lieutenancy.
May of the saints and blesseds of the Order intercede for Michael La Civita and the Order.

Photo: CNEWA. Michael is on the far left.