One of the distinctive signs of the professed knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem is the cord or stola embroidered with the Instruments of the Passion which is worn attached to the neck of the choral dress.
“Hart werden, fest bleiben”: become tough, remain firm. In times of tribulation the Nuns Comendadoras remember Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878-1946), known as the “Lion of Munster”, whose memory is celebrated on the 22nd of March. As
On March 14th we remember the Servant of God Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Dame Grand Cross of Honor and Devotion of the Order of Malta (admitted on April 6th, 1914) widow of Blessed Charles I of Austria. She was born at
We commemorate today, February 26th, the Servant of God Cardinal Rafael Merry del Val, member of our Order of St. John of Jerusalem. Rafael Merry del Val y Zulueta was born on 10 October 1865 in London, where his
The altarpiece of the Virgin from the monastery of Sigena (Aragon) is a work of tempera painting on board made between 1367 and 1381 by an anonymous master who has identified with Pere Serra or Jaume Serra. It is currently
The Ladies of Sijena. Everyday life in a female monastery (XII-XX centuries) This exhibition, produced by the Provincial Historical Archive of Huesca, aims to make known to the general public the importance of documentary heritage within the set of