Egypt: 800th anniversary of the meeting between St. Francis and the Sultan Al-Kamel

EGYPT – The celebrations dedicated to the 800th anniversary of the meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan Al-Malik Al-Kamel, organized in Damietta and Cairo by the Franciscans of the Egyptian Province “The Holy Family” came to an end on Sunday March 3, 2019. The Egyptian setting directly evokes the meeting that took place 800 years ago between the Saint and the Sultan and which, even today, speaks to all those who have made dialogue and coexistence their everyday life.

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2018 Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

In December of 2018, the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre Eastern Lieutenancy made a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Her Excellency Vicki Downey. The group embarked on a spiritual journey through many significant and deeply holy sites. We at 206 Tours consider ourselves so blessed to have been given the opportunity to operate several Pilgrimages for the Order.

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Cardinal O’Brien leads a Grand Magisterium pilgrimage to the Holy Land

HOLY LAND – From February 2 – 5, 2019, His Eminence Cardinal Edwin O’Brien, the Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, accompanied by his staff, visited the Holy Land on pilgrimage. Cardinal O’Brien, led the delegation to visit places where the Order of the Holy Sepulcher is active through financial contributions.

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