Flame of Mercy


Over and over again we honestly emphasise: The Lazarus Union asks neither for application fees nor for membership fees. The Lazarus Union neither receives any public aid or grant nor has it ever asked for such.

So the Lazarus Union finances its various projects only based on voluntary donations and so depends on the money of the various distinctions which can be acquired by purchase and the fees for distinctions applied for.

Distinctions which cannot be applied for are in general awarded without fees but the persons awarded are free to place a donation to the Lazarus Union AFTER having been awarded. 

We consider this open, honest, and transparent towards all persons receiving a distinction from the Lazarus Union because also a “donation“  for a distinction which can be acquired by purchase is in our eyes worthy of an award!


ATTENTION, the actual shipping costs are:
EUR 6.- inside Austria
EUR 16.- inside the European Union
EUR 25.- rest of the world

ATTENTION: Sorry, the “Commander Star” is not further available!

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Pictures of the original insignias:

5a Flame of Mrcy Officer 500

5b Flame od Mercy Commander 500

5c Flame of Mercy Grand Commander 500

5d Flame of Mercy Grand Star 500 



Flamme der Barmherzigkeit – Flame of Mercy


By Sven Tratschitt


Everyone knows it: Millions of people suffer from hunger!

They cannot work because they have nothing to eat. They are sick because they have nothing to eat. They die young because they have nothing to eat.

All over the world there are people that are in need of help. War, poverty, displacement, unstable political conditions or natural disasters strike millions of innocent people every year.

So what should we do, we people with well-laid tables in our warm clothes and our own soft beds?

We can’t just talk about it or blame others. No, we must learn to share again, because only then we can work together to create new prospects again!

If each member of the Lazarus Union gave a thread, the Naked could receive a shirt. We should remind ourselves again and again that no act of mercy, down even to the smallest, is in vain.

To help keep this in mind, I have made available the “Flame of Mercy” which I made during my rehabilitation. Whenever you look on this flame you will remember that charity starts at home, but should not end there!


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