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FA President and ED Visit Syracuse Region

Megan FitzGerald, DM
8/9/2018

We had a wonderful time last month when Federal Association President Margaret Melady and Executive Deacon Director Michael Stankewicz visited and toured our service projects in the Syracuse Region. This visit is part of a larger plan for our President and Executive Director to visit the various service projects of ...

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Chaplains at Convocation Seek Closer Ties

Msgr. Edward Dillon
7/26/2018

At the end of June, chaplains of the Federal Association met for two days at the Dominican House of Studies, in Washington, D.C. for the second formal convocation of chaplains. This recent meeting brought ...

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Town Hall Meeting Connects Service to Spirituality

Kathryn Abell, GCM/Ob
7/6/2018

“I don’t encounter Jesus in the poor and the sick because I am doing good works. I encounter Jesus in the poor and the sick because that’s where Jesus lives.”

 

This connection between ...

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Medical Mission to Milot, Haiti

Anne Blum, DM, Joe Giere, KM, and Joan Glasgow, DM
7/6/2018

We have an exciting progress report on Hospital Sacre Coeur from a recent visit by Dr. Joe Giere, KM.  First, a bit of history. The Hospital in Milot, Haiti has been connected to the Order ...

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FA President and ED Visit Syracuse Region

Megan FitzGerald, DM
8/9/2018

We had a wonderful time last month when Federal Association President Margaret Melady and Executive Deacon Director Michael Stankewicz visited and toured our service projects in the Syracuse Region. This visit is part of a ...

read more

Chaplains at Convocation Seek Closer Ties

Msgr. Edward Dillon
7/26/2018

At the end of June, chaplains of the Federal Association met for two days at the Dominican House of Studies, in Washington, D.C. for the second formal convocation of chaplains. This recent meeting brought ...

read more

Town Hall Meeting Connects Service to Spirituality

Kathryn Abell, GCM/Ob
7/6/2018

“I don’t encounter Jesus in the poor and the sick because I am doing good works. I encounter Jesus in the poor and the sick because that’s where Jesus lives.”

 

This connection between ...

read more

Medical Mission to Milot, Haiti

Anne Blum, DM, Joe Giere, KM, and Joan Glasgow, DM
7/6/2018

We have an exciting progress report on Hospital Sacre Coeur from a recent visit by Dr. Joe Giere, KM.  First, a bit of history. The Hospital in Milot, Haiti has been connected to the Order ...

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Angels and Demons: Lancaster’s Spring Defense of the Faith Event

Daniel Krieger, KM
6/21/2018

On May 24 the Lancaster Region held the spring installment of its Defense of the Faith series. The program, titled, Angels and Demons: Who They are and Why They Matter, featured Adam Blai, a peritus ...

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2018 DC Metro Area Renovation Project

Joan Glasgow, DM & Tom Gaspard, KM
6/7/2018

In April, 26 volunteers gathered to dedicate their Saturday to participating in the Washington area regions' fourth annual renovation project. The volunteers included Order of Malta members, a grandson and a few sons of members ...

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Austin/San Antonio Post-Lourdes Mass & Dinner

Cynthia M. Wilkinson, Esq., DMOb
6/7/2018

 

The Austin-San Antonio Region had its first post-Lourdes Mass and Dinner on May 18. Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Tim Nolt, rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral in Austin. The evening was hosted by ...

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DC Area Day of Reflection

Barbara Patocka, DM
6/7/2018

Members of the Order in the Washington, DC, area gathered on April 14, at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Potomac, MD, for their Annual Day of Reflection, this year focusing on the Eucharist.  Keynote ...

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Event Brings Lourdes Experience to Northern Virginia

Mary Petrino, DM
5/24/2018

On March 17 the Northern Virginia Region hosted a Mass for the Anointing of the Sick for the faithful of the Diocese of Arlington at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church in Annandale, VA. More than 500 ...

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Members Rebuild Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana

John Reilly, KM
5/24/2018

The Federal Association's effort to help the "forgotten people" of Louisiana continued this past March. Some 20 members, family, and friends of the Order, representing all three U.S. associations, worked to repair the ...

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Medical Mission Reaches Many in Nicaragua

Dr. Frank Schmidt, KM
5/24/2018

The annual Malta Medical Mission to Nicaragua spent late February and early March treating more than 1,000 patients there. The team of seven physicians included three from the Federal Association—Drs. Robert Cangelosi, Theodore ...

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Men Who Cook

Jim Lentz, KM
4/19/2018

Pilgrimage Petitions Gathered at Anointing Mass

Joan Glasgow, DM
4/5/2018

The DC and Montgomery County regions of the Order held their 12th Annual Lourdes Anointing Mass March 17th at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Potomac, MD.  Over 300 malades and companions attended ...

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Atlanta Region Hosts “Life is Beautiful” Gala

Gigi Meyers, DM
3/22/2018

 

On February 22, the Atlanta Region sponsored the seventh “Life is Beautiful” gala to benefit the Pregnancy Aid Clinic. The region has raised approximately $600,000 through these events over the years to enhance the ...

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Lift It Up for the Greater Glory of God

Don Hempson, III, KM and Richard Mena, KM
3/8/2018

On February 11, the Columbus Region gathered for its Mass of the Anointing of the Sick.  Fr. Joshua Wagner, pastor of Holy Rosary/St. John the Evangelist Church, concelebrated with Magistral Chaplain Fr. Thomas Blau ...

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Atlanta Anointing of the Sick

Marie Corrigan, DM
3/8/2018

The Atlanta Region hosted a Mass for the Anointing of the Sick on February 10 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in celebration of World Day of Prayer for the Sick. The principal celebrant was Archbishop ...

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DC Retreat Prepares for Lent, Softens Hearts

Barbara Patocka, DM
2/22/2018

Over the weekend before Ash Wednesday members of the Washington, DC, area regions gathered in Potomac, Maryland for a retreat with the Rev. James Greenfield, OSFS, president of DeSales University.

 

Focusing on the Gospel of ...

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Christmas Carols Illumine Midwest Retreat

Cynthia Salazar, DM
2/22/2018

The Annual Day of Recollection, conceived over 15 years ago by Deacon Ed Gronkiewicz, KM as a way to begin the New Year on a firm spiritual foundation, was held once again at the Shrine ...

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Jacksonville Retreat Held Amid Windswept Views

Jane R. Lanier, DM
2/22/2018

 

The Jacksonville Region Retreat was held February 2-4 at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island. From the beautiful, wind-swept oaks to the spectacular Atlantic Ocean and white beaches, God’s majestic creation welcomed knights and dames ...

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Carol Macri DM, Robert Macri KM, Jeanne Raubenstine DM, Clair Raubenstine KM, Karen Hoy DM, George Gunning IV KM at the Marketplace Blessing in 2015

Nourishment and Empowerment in Norristown

Robert Macri, KM
2/9/2018

Members of the Philadelphia Region in partnership with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and local parishes have worked together to redefine emergency food distribution in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

 

Martha’s Choice Marketplace is an innovative and alternative ...

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Catholic Spirituality for the Incarcerated