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Northern Virginia Holds Retreat for Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Bruce Gnatowski, KM
1/23/2020

For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, members and candidates from Northern Virginia gathered for a retreat focusing on living the Order’s Daily Prayer with the Immaculata.

 

Our retreat director, the Rev. Luke Clark, OP, presented meditations apropos Genesis 3:15 that challenged us to put enmity between ourselves ...

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Day of Healing in Washington, DC

Richard Landfield, KM and Barbara Patocka, DM
1/23/2020

In October, members of the Order from Holy Trinity parish in the Washington DC Region hosted their annual Day of Healing for malades who find it difficult, because of illness or age, to participate regularly ...

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Dinner Held at Family House in Winston Salem

Jim Lentz, KM
1/23/2020

The Central North Central Region held a Thanksgiving dinner for 50 families at the Family House in Winston Salem. Guests enjoyed a complete dinner with ham, turkey and all the sides, including pies cakes and ...

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Milwaukee Socks Initiative Surpasses Goal

Cynthia Salazar, DM
1/9/2020

“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”  Hebrews 13:16

What do 575 pairs of men’s, women’s, children’s and baby ...

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Northern Virginia Holds Retreat for Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Bruce Gnatowski, KM
1/23/2020

For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, members and candidates from Northern Virginia gathered for a retreat focusing on living the Order’s Daily Prayer with the Immaculata.

 

Our retreat director, the Rev. Luke Clark ...

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Day of Healing in Washington, DC

Richard Landfield, KM and Barbara Patocka, DM
1/23/2020

In October, members of the Order from Holy Trinity parish in the Washington DC Region hosted their annual Day of Healing for malades who find it difficult, because of illness or age, to participate regularly ...

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Dinner Held at Family House in Winston Salem

Jim Lentz, KM
1/23/2020

The Central North Central Region held a Thanksgiving dinner for 50 families at the Family House in Winston Salem. Guests enjoyed a complete dinner with ham, turkey and all the sides, including pies cakes and ...

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Milwaukee Socks Initiative Surpasses Goal

Cynthia Salazar, DM
1/9/2020

“And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”  Hebrews 13:16

What do 575 pairs of men’s, women’s, children’s and baby ...

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Syracuse Malta House Dinner

Joan Cincotta, DM
1/9/2020

On Sunday, November 24, the Syracuse Region served a Thanksgiving dinner to the residents of Malta House and Malta Manor, an assisted living facility located in North Syracuse. About 60 residents took part in the ...

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Lancaster Thanksgiving Dinner

Kathy Kingston, DM
1/9/2020

The Lancaster Region held an early Thanksgiving dinner with our refugee family, Dunia and Jeanete Dunis and their children. The gathering was to show then our American tradition of thanking God for his gifts and ...

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Burial Mass of the Poor, Homeless, and Forgotten

Paul David, KMOb
12/19/2019

Since 2012, hundreds of people have gathered on All Souls Day at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, Louisiana to bury the remains of the poor, homeless, and forgotten who were unclaimed ...

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Pittsburgh Region Retreat

Patrick Neff, KM
12/19/2019

The Pittsburgh Region hosted its annual retreat at the beginning of November, with more than 20 members from the region and beyond engaging in a weekend of spiritual renewal. This annual retreat is held at ...

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Physician-Assisted Suicide Talk at Investiture

Dan Krieger, KM
11/21/2019

The Defense of the Faith Forum at Investiture weekend featured Professor John Keown of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, addressing the topic of physician-assisted suicide. Speaking to a crowd of more than ...

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Northern VA Lourdes Malade Luncheon

Mary Petrino, DM
11/21/2019

In October, the Northern Virginia Region members invited local malades and companions to a Lourdes Malade Reunion Mass and Luncheon at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Annandale, Virginia. Nine of them joined the celebration of ...

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage

Craig Jarchow, KMOb, Vice President
11/7/2019

Several members of the Federal Association attended the Western Association’s annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City in October. This pilgrimage is held in conjunction with the Mexican Association and is ...

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Inaugural Blessed Fra' Gerard Distinguished Lecture held In Milwaukee

Cynthia Salazar, DM
11/7/2019

Last month, following a Mass celebrated by the Rev. Timothy Kitze at the historic Old St. Mary Church, members of the Federal and American associations, along with their spouses and guests, gathered at the University ...

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Dinner for Moms at Joseph’s House

Joan Cincotta, DM
11/7/2019

In September, members of the Syracuse Region gathered to prepare a dinner of beef tenderloin and all the accompaniments for the women at Joseph's House, a home for unwed mothers.

 

The home provides a ...

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From left to right: Bishop Knestout, Archbishop Pierre, Msgr. Watkins, Msgr. Enzler, and Msgr. Forro

Our Lady of Philermo Votive Mass for Mothers and Babies of Bethlehem

Anna Harter, Communications Manager at Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation
10/24/2019

Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation celebrated the votive Mass of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, venerated under the title of Our Lady of Philermo, on September 15 at St. Ann Catholic Church ...

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Funeral Mass and Celebration of Life

Jane Lanier, DM
10/24/2019

Knights Ernie Bono and Lou Walsh represented the Federal Association along with Knights Tom Egan and Darryl Blatzer from the American Association, at the funeral Mass and celebration of the life of retired Bishop John ...

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Knights and Dames Serve Lunch at Walter Reed National Medical Center

Larry Demaree, KM
10/10/2019

In September, members of the Montgomery County region commenced a new activity at Walter Reed National Medical Center, serving lunch in the hospital every other month on the second Saturday. There is no food service ...

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Healing Mass in Chicago

Maria Kelly, DM
10/10/2019

This September marked the second healing Mass held by members of the Chicago Region for local malades at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica National Shrine. 

The annual Mass was concelebrated by Msgr. Michael Boland, chaplain ...

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Msgr. Anthony Marcaccio

Encountering Christ: The Gospels and Christian Morality

From Catholic News Herald article, ‘Christian joy motivates people to act in faith’ by Georgianna Penn June 19, 2019. Contributions and modifications by Debora Ritzel, DM.
9/12/2019

On June 13, the Feast Day of St. Anthony, the Central North Carolina Region sponsored a Defense of the Faith presentation by Alessadro Rovati, chair of the Theology Department at Belmont Abbey College, titled “Encountering ...

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An American Hakim in Lebanon

John Quinn, MD, KM
8/22/2019

Author’s note: The Order of Malta Chabrouh Camps are located in the hills above Beirut, Lebanon. The program began over 20 years ago when a 19-year-old German volunteer with the Order saw that mentally ...

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Jacksonville Year of Spiritual Renewal

Jane Lanier, DM
8/22/2019

In July, the Jacksonville Region gathered for a presentation as part of the series on spirituality planned by our associate chaplain, the Rev. John Tetlow.  Father John invited a Catholic priest from the Diocese of ...

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Catholic Spirituality for the Incarcerated