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Investiture Weekend Welcomes New Members

Christine A. Kettmer, DM and Chair, Investiture Committee
11/17/2021

In an unprecedented celebration over the weekend of October 15-16, 58 new members from the Class of 2021 were invested into the Federal Association. While regional Investitures were previously held to celebrate the Class of 2020, many individuals among the 65 new members in that group also received special blessings ...

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Solemn Mass for the Feast of Blessed Karl of Austria

Peter-Anthony Pappas, KM, Brandon Brown, KM, Domenico Musso, KM, and Julius Jackson, Aux.
11/17/2021

On October 21, the Federal Association participated in the Solemn Mass for the Feast of Blessed Karl of Austria at Saint Mary Mother of God Church in Washington D.C. Guests of honor included: Eduard ...

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Lancaster Region on Retreat

Kathy Kingston, DM
11/17/2021

The Lancaster Region held its annual fall weekend retreat November 5-7. Our presenter was the Rev. Boniface Hicks, OSB, speaking on the theme of "St. Joseph - An Active Contemplative.” It was a great enrichment of ...

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Healing Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Austin

Christine Wilkens, DM
11/17/2021

The Central Texas Region assisted at a Healing Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Austin last month with the Rev. Chris Ferrer, a chaplain, concelebrating with the Rev. James Misko, vicar general ...

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Fra' Matthew Festing's Funeral Service

12/3/2021
The funeral of Fra' Matthew Festing will be held Friday, December 3rd at 8:00 AM ET/ 7:00 AM CT.
 
During the funeral, there will be three live streaming services available:
 
1. Malta's ...
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Haiti Update: Hopital Sacre Coeur

Dr. Joe Giere, KM, Joan Glasgow, DM, and Anne Blum, DM
11/30/2021

As it has since 2015, Our Lady of Mercy parish in Potomac, Maryland designated its second collection for Thanksgiving weekend to enriching the daily nutrition of students at the school of Immaculee Concepcion parish in ...

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Solemn Mass for the Feast of Blessed Karl of Austria

Peter-Anthony Pappas, KM, Brandon Brown, KM, Domenico Musso, KM, and Julius Jackson, Aux.
11/17/2021

On October 21, the Federal Association participated in the Solemn Mass for the Feast of Blessed Karl of Austria at Saint Mary Mother of God Church in Washington D.C. Guests of honor included: Eduard ...

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Lancaster Region on Retreat

Kathy Kingston, DM
11/17/2021

The Lancaster Region held its annual fall weekend retreat November 5-7. Our presenter was the Rev. Boniface Hicks, OSB, speaking on the theme of "St. Joseph - An Active Contemplative.” It was a great enrichment of ...

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Healing Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Austin

Christine Wilkens, DM
11/17/2021

The Central Texas Region assisted at a Healing Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Austin last month with the Rev. Chris Ferrer, a chaplain, concelebrating with the Rev. James Misko, vicar general ...

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Investiture Weekend Welcomes New Members

Christine A. Kettmer, DM and Chair, Investiture Committee
11/17/2021

In an unprecedented celebration over the weekend of October 15-16, 58 new members from the Class of 2021 were invested into the Federal Association. While regional Investitures were previously held to celebrate the Class of ...

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Philadelphia Region Distributes Winter Clothing

Robert Macri, KM
11/1/2021

Last month members of the Philadelphia Region joined with Catholic Social Services and Saint John’s Hospice in the first inaugural Boot Up Philly.

Inspired by the work of our friends and members in the ...

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NIGHTLY ROSARY: WHAT BEGAN AS A TEMPORARY WAY TO GATHER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PANDEMIC IS NOW A NIGHTLY RITUAL FOR MANY

ALL MEMBERS OF THE ORDER ARE INVITED TO JOIN
10/21/2021

What started as a short-term Zoom and phone gathering of Chicago Region knights and dames to pray the Rosary when the pandemic began has since become a treasured nightly ritual for confreres and friends of ...

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2021 Walter Reed Barbeque

Larry Demaree, KM
10/7/2021

Last month the Montgomery County and DC regions were able to host the first event in almost two years at Navy Med/Walter Reed in Bethesda. It was Soldier Recovery Brigade Family Fun Day for ...

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2021 Nativity of St. John the Baptist Mass and Liturgy of Investiture

John Griffin, KM
10/7/2021

In June the Dallas Region celebrated its annual Mass for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. The Solemn Liturgy of Investiture was included in the Mass for the benefit of investing our newest member ...

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Lancaster Region Service Projects and Special Masses

Peter Scudner, KM
10/7/2021

The Lancaster region gathered for Mass, dinner and a meeting to plan the service projects and special Masses for the coming months.

Hospitaller Chris Gibbons presented a $25,000 Federal Association grant to Tara Hauber ...

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Philadelphia Region Investiture

Robert Macri, KM
9/21/2021

An Investiture Mass for Thomas Southard, Class of 2020, was held on August 14th at Carol and Robert Macri’s home in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Members of the Philadelphia Region were joined by confreres from the ...

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Charlotte Region Donates Hard-Carved Statue

Richard C. McKeon, KM
9/21/2021

The Rev. Richard Sutter, pastor of Saint Gabriel Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, asked if the members of the Charlotte Region had a passion for religious art. If so, would they be interested in helping ...

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Prayers Needed for Bethlehem

8/24/2021

Bethlehem has endured almost 17 months of the pandemic and the ensuing humanitarian and economic crisis. During this time, the economy has come to a complete halt without the usual influx of 500 tourist buses ...

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Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage

Tess Malnight, Volunteer
8/12/2021

After a year of face masks, hand sanitizers, frantic grocery store runs for toilet paper, and social distancing, the 2021 pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help was a refreshing return ...

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Candidate Class of 2023 Member Applications Due

8/11/2021

The Application for New Membership in the Federal Association Candidate Class of 2023 is now available.

 

To access the application, please click here. 

The application is due Friday, November 5, 2021.

 

The application is also ...

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Houston Region Celebrates Investiture and Ordination

Cathy Hotze, DM
8/11/2021

On the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the Houston Region celebrated the Mass and Investiture of the Class of 2020.

The following were invested: Jessica Aresta DaSilva DM, Causey Coffield DM, Michael Coffield KM ...

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Syracuse Region Investiture

Joan Cincotta, DM
7/26/2021

On July 15 an Investiture ceremony took place in Skaneateles, New York at St. Mary's of the Lake Church to invest the newest member in the Syracuse Region, Lisa Scuderi Bruno.  Her investiture would ...

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Baltimore & Lancaster Regions Investiture

John White, KM
7/26/2021

After postponement due to Covid, the time finally arrived for Investiture! The Baltimore and Lancaster regions held a joint Investiture Mass at Ss. Philip & James Catholic Church in Baltimore. Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore was ...

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Chicago Region Investiture

Maria Kelly, DM
6/29/2021

The Chicago Region welcomed four new knights from its Class of 2020 in an Investiture Mass attended by about 100 people on May 22 at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago.

While ...

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