Patriarchal Order
of the
Holy Cross of Jerusalem

Province of the United States

MISSION of the Order

     Members of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem constitute a holy militia whose chivalrous and humanitarian objectives are as prescribed in the Statutes of The Order, namely to propagate the CHRISTIAN WAY OF LIFE in contemporary society, and to promote and support its religious, charitable and social works of particular concern to the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church, to offer their moral, intellectual and economic support to all peoples in The Order, and, in particular, to bring in the greatest measure possible, brotherly help to peoples living in The Holy Land and to the entire Christian East.