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Chicago Region Event Supports Women’s Care Center

Dr. Cynthia Salazar, DMOb
5/3/2022

On Sunday, March 20, the Chicago Region gathered at the Wilmette Harbor Club on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan to support the Women’s Care Center – Peoria which burned to the ground in May 2021 due to arson. One of the founders of this WCC was the late Dr ...

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The New Membership Application for the Class of 2024 is Now Available

5/3/2022
The application is available for download at any time on the Members Section of the Federal Association website under "Federal Association Applications." The application is due by Friday, November 4, 2022.
 
If you have any ...
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Members Invited to RSVP: Ambassador Michele Bowe's guest speaker presentation on May 25 in Washington DC

Paul Martin, CStJ, Priory Liaison to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
5/3/2022
The Order of St. John Priory in the U.S.A. Washington, DC Region has cordially invited members of the Order of Malta to a presentation by guest speaker Ambassador Michele Burke Bowe, DM, the ...
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Bogdan Bosak Honored for Selfless and Humble Approach

Maria Kelly, DM
4/6/2022

Bogdan Bosak of the Chicago Region shares in common an honor previously bestowed upon George W. Bush, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Grace Kelly, as well as our own Ted Makarewicz and Jack Shine.

What do Grace ...

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Atlanta Celebrates “Life is Beautiful”

Jackie Bohling, DM
5/18/2022

Last month the Atlanta Region hosted its annual Life is Beautiful benefit for the Pregnancy Aid Clinic (PAC) in Atlanta. These dinners have raised more than $800,000 over 10 years.

Previous Co-Chairs Kim Hanna ...

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Anointing Mass in Kansas City

Thomas Weiford, KMOb
5/18/2022

The Kansas City Region hosted its 25th Annual Joint Diocesan Anointing Mass at Curé of Ars parish in March for about 300 people. The celebrant was Archbishop Joseph Naumann of the Archdiocese of Kansas City ...

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Columbus Region Holds Day of Reflection and Local Investiture

Leonard Barbe, KM
5/18/2022

Last month the Columbus Region gathered for its Annual Day of Reflection, led by the Rev. Stephen Dominic Hays, OP, followed by a special Investiture Mass. The events were held at the Pontifical College Josephinum ...

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Members and guests “showing off” some of their handiwork while taking a well-deserved break!

Chicago Region Event Supports Women’s Care Center

Dr. Cynthia Salazar, DMOb
5/3/2022

On Sunday, March 20, the Chicago Region gathered at the Wilmette Harbor Club on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan to support the Women’s Care Center – Peoria which burned to the ground in May ...

read more

The New Membership Application for the Class of 2024 is Now Available

5/3/2022
The application is available for download at any time on the Members Section of the Federal Association website under "Federal Association Applications." The application is due by Friday, November 4, 2022.
 
If you have any ...
read more

Members Invited to RSVP: Ambassador Michele Bowe's guest speaker presentation on May 25 in Washington DC

Paul Martin, CStJ, Priory Liaison to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta
5/3/2022
The Order of St. John Priory in the U.S.A. Washington, DC Region has cordially invited members of the Order of Malta to a presentation by guest speaker Ambassador Michele Burke Bowe, DM, the ...
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Northern Virginia Brings Lourdes to Arlington Diocese

Mary Petrino, DM
4/21/2022

On Sunday March 20, more than 200 people gathered at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington for the Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Region. Arlington Bishop ...

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Formation 2022 at St. John Paul II National Shrine: in the Presence of a Great Saint

Cara Aghajanian, DMOb and Suzanne Hollerbach Nelson, DM
4/21/2022

Over the past two years of unprecedented challenges, the Order has continued many of its key works, including the critical one of formation of our candidates. For two years, the Formation Committee found ways to ...

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Reliquary of Saint Bernadette Coming to Baltimore in May

Julia Stamerro, DMOb
4/21/2022

The Covid pandemic having cancelled our May pilgrimage to Lourdes yet again, this year we are bringing the Lourdes pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore with the visitation of the reliquary ...

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Bogdan Bosak Honored for Selfless and Humble Approach

Maria Kelly, DM
4/6/2022

Bogdan Bosak of the Chicago Region shares in common an honor previously bestowed upon George W. Bush, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Grace Kelly, as well as our own Ted Makarewicz and Jack Shine.

What do Grace ...

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Lafayette Region: Living and Serving in Community

Paul David, KMOb
4/6/2022

It is often said that the Order of Malta remains in service long after the media and first responders have moved on from a natural disaster. This certainly is the case in South Louisiana where ...

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Refugees in Medyka, Poland
Photo by UNHCR/Valerio Muscella

Ukraine Fundraiser Update

Fra' Thomas Mulligan, President
3/24/2022

Thank you!

DUE TO THE GENEROSITY OF MEMBERS AND FRIENDS, THE FEDERAL ASSOCIATION HAS RAISED OVER $1,700,000 FOR UKRAINIAN RELIEF EFFORTS!

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A Second Look at the Saints of the Order

W. Shepherdson Abell, GCMOb
3/23/2022

If you have ever looked at the lives of canonized and beatified women and men of early Catholicism or the Middle Ages, and specifically the Order of Malta, you may have wondered (as did this ...

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Fra' Nicola Tegoni during his speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations

Order of Malta at the General Assembly: The Issue of Refugees Impacts the World

by La Voce di New York
3/10/2022

 

At the special session of the General Assembly, convened to discuss the issue between Ukraine and Russia, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s spokesman Fra’ Nicola Tegoni, Professed Knight of Justice of the Sovereign ...

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Bob Branand Recognized for Contributions to Relief Efforts in Haiti

Diane Oakley, DM
3/10/2022

Geoff Gamble, GCHDOb, past president of the Federal Association, recently traveled to Washington, DC to present Bob Branand, KM, with the Pro Merito Award and Medal. In nominating Bob for the award, Geoff described Bob ...

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Annual Anointing Mass in Jacksonville Region

Jane Lanier, DM
3/10/2022

The Jacksonville Region celebrated our Annual Anointing Mass on February 12 at San Jose Catholic Church. The Mass was organized by Jeff Edwards, M.D., KM and his committee. The Jacksonville University Chorus provided amazing ...

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St. Bernadette’s Relics Coming to the United States

Wayne Ruth, KMOb
3/10/2022

Here is joyful news! 

The Lourdes reliquary of St. Bernadette is traveling to the United States for the first time ever. The plan is for the reliquary to visit 28 dioceses, beginning in Miami and ...

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Photo by Denise Hruby for CNN

Ukraine Relief Needed

Fra' Thomas Mulligan, President
3/2/2022

"We are dealing with real people, real lives. We are giving our lives for our values, our rights, our freedoms, for the desire to be equals  as much as you are."

-Volodymyr Zelensky via CNN ...

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Bluffton Region Distributes Lourdes Water at Healing Mass

Diane Shertenlieb, DMOb
2/24/2022

As part of the recent healing Mass in honor of Our Lady of Lourdes, Msgr. Ronald Cellini, chaplain of the Bluffton (South Carolina) Region, performed the Sacrament of the Healing of the Sick, joined by ...

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Columbus Region Spreads Word at College Fair

Leonard Barbe, KM
2/24/2022
The Columbus Region recently manned a booth at the Seek Conference of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio. There, Jason Thomas, KM, and Len Barbe, KM, shared ...
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Catholic Spirituality for the Incarcerated