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Northern Virginia Regional Mass Brings Lourdes Home

Condensed from The Arlington Catholic Herald front-page article, March 28 edition
4/18/2019

On March 23, nearly 400 people gathered at St. Ambrose Church in Annandale for the Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Region. Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, the principal celebrant, concentrated his homily on the everyday miracles in our lives that often pass without ...

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Lenten Evening of Reflection

Dr. Robert Holman, KM
4/18/2019

On March 26, the Washington, DC and Montgomery County regions held their annual Lenten Evening of Reflection at Annunciation parish in Washington. The evening began with liturgy celebrated by our chaplain, the Rev. Richard Mullins ...

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Jacksonville Eucharistic Congress

Jane Lanier, DM
4/18/2019

On March 30, members of the Federal Association and the American Association attended the Eucharistic Congress in Jacksonville, Florida. Together, the two associations were invited to process immediately in front of the Blessed Sacrament. The ...

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Father Luke Millette incorporates his reflection of the monthly Year of Spiritual Renewal material into the Houston Region’s First Monday Holy Hour.

Houston Region Embraces Year of Spiritual Renewal

Steven G. Marget, KM
4/4/2019

Starting this year all knights and dames should be receiving monthly reflection materials from the Federal Association Spirituality Committee to help members of the Order of Malta respond to the Lord’s call to enter ...

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Northern Virginia Regional Mass Brings Lourdes Home

Condensed from The Arlington Catholic Herald front-page article, March 28 edition
4/18/2019

On March 23, nearly 400 people gathered at St. Ambrose Church in Annandale for the Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Region. Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, the principal ...

read more

Lenten Evening of Reflection

Dr. Robert Holman, KM
4/18/2019

On March 26, the Washington, DC and Montgomery County regions held their annual Lenten Evening of Reflection at Annunciation parish in Washington. The evening began with liturgy celebrated by our chaplain, the Rev. Richard Mullins ...

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Jacksonville Eucharistic Congress

Jane Lanier, DM
4/18/2019

On March 30, members of the Federal Association and the American Association attended the Eucharistic Congress in Jacksonville, Florida. Together, the two associations were invited to process immediately in front of the Blessed Sacrament. The ...

read more

Father Luke Millette incorporates his reflection of the monthly Year of Spiritual Renewal material into the Houston Region’s First Monday Holy Hour.

Houston Region Embraces Year of Spiritual Renewal

Steven G. Marget, KM
4/4/2019

Starting this year all knights and dames should be receiving monthly reflection materials from the Federal Association Spirituality Committee to help members of the Order of Malta respond to the Lord’s call to enter ...

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Volunteers Pitch in for “Forgotten People”

John Reilly, KM
4/4/2019

The Federal Association's effort to help the "forgotten people" of Louisiana still recovering from the catastrophic 2016 flooding continued this year during the week of February 10. More than 30 members, family, and friends ...

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Anointing Mass for Malades

Joan Glasgow, DM, & Anne Blum, DM
4/4/2019

The DC and Montgomery County regions held their 13th annual Lourdes Anointing Mass on March 2 at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Potomac, Maryland. We were blessed with a morning without snow or ...

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“…your light must shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father.” Matthew 5:16

Witnessing to the World

Steven G. Marget, KM
3/21/2019

 

Social media has changed all our lives, often negatively. We all know people who waste their day on social media, ignoring life’s true purpose. If you are on Facebook, you may be amazed at ...

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Monsignor Edward Dillon, Bishop Joel Konzen, Fra Tom Mulligan, Hospitaller Pat Monaghan, Deacon Michael Stankewicz, Co-Chair Kim Hanna, Atlanta Regional Hospitaller Lynn Mullaney, and Co-Chair Mary Savarese.

Atlanta Hosts 2019 “Life is Beautiful” Gala

Gigi Meyers, DM
3/21/2019

Last month, the Atlanta Region sponsored its seventh “Life is Beautiful” Gala to benefit the Pregnancy Aid Clinic (PAC). This year’s event achieved record numbers for attendance and funds raised.

 

Congratulations go out to ...

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Chicago Region Holds Day of Recollection

Maria Kelly, DM
3/21/2019

Members of the Chicago Region gathered in early 2019 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii for the Chicago and Midwest Region Annual Day of Recollection. Led by the Rev. Richard Fragomeni, rector of ...

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Holy Family Hospital Promoted as Beacon of Hope

Fran Peterson, DM
3/7/2019

Our Lady of Walsingham Parish in Houston hosted the president of Holy Family Hospital Foundation, Michele Bowe, DM, to learn more about the Bethlehem hospital—a primary work of the Order of Malta.

Just back ...

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Retreat Urges Thriving

Barbara Patocka, DM
3/7/2019

Over Presidents Day Weekend, members and candidates of the Order from Washington, DC and Montgomery County (Md.) gathered for a retreat focusing on spiritual renewal. Our retreat director was the newest associate chaplain of the ...

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The pilgrims gather in the courtyard of St. Catherine’s Church, which adjoins the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The 19th-century structure was built over the ruins of a Crusader church, which in turn was built over the 4th- and 5th-century monastery where St. Jerome translated the Bible into Latin.

Pilgrims Walk “Fifth Gospel” Way in the Holy Land

Jay Merwin, KM
2/21/2019

 

The first sight of the Sea of Galilee—vast, shimmering and undisturbed—came for many of us from the windows of a guest house for pilgrims in Tiberius on a bright morning in late January ...

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Author on Aging and Ignatian Spirituality to Lead Florida Retreat

Gerald “Jerry” Weedon, KM
2/21/2019

“Discipleship does not age,” says Barbara Lee, author and spiritual director who will lead the 2019 Annual Florida Retreat of the Federal Association at Amelia Island, Florida April 5-7.

 

Ms. Lee is a living example ...

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Lancaster Region Celebrates Sanctity of Human Life

Christopher Gibbons, KM
2/21/2019

On January 21, the Lancaster Region conducted its annual Mass for the Sanctity of Human Life, with Federal Association Associate Chaplain Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS, president of DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, as ...

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Coming to Grips With End-of-Life Teachings

Debora Ritzel, DM
2/6/2019

Recently, the Central North Carolina Region hosted the Rev. Charles Vavonese, Chaplain for the Syracuse Region, and the author of the booklet, “I am the Resurrection and the Life, A Resource of Catholic Moral Teaching ...

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New Developing Region: Oklahoma City

Peter de Keratry, KM
2/6/2019
In January, six people in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma were approved by the Federal Association Board of Directors for candidacy in the Class of 2020. They will join Frank Keating, KM, and Peter de Keratry, KM ...
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Milwaukee Rocks Socks Party

Cynthia Salazar, DM
1/10/2019

Service projects sometimes pop up out of nowhere, in places you would least expect them. The Milwaukee Region found such a project when one of its members received an invitation to a holiday party called ...

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Lancaster Installs New Hospitaller, Confers Awards

Gerry Ganse, KMOb
1/10/2019

On November 29, the Lancaster Region welcomed the fourth hospitaller in its history as Christopher Gibbons, KM, was installed at a regional Mass by the Rev. Allan Wolfe, our associate chaplain. 

The Lancaster Region uses ...

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New Region in Development

Diana Shertenlieb, DM
1/10/2019

We are proud to announce a developing new region in South Carolina, the Bluffton/Hilton Head Region.

 

After long efforts on the part of our pastor (and potential chaplain) Msgr. Ronald Cellini, members Joe and ...

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Solemn Vespers of the Dead

Laurence Neuhoff, KM
12/19/2018

The Dallas Region commemorated the centennial of the end of World War I with Solemn Vespers of the Dead at the University of Dallas's Church of the Incarnation on November 6. The celebrant was ...

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