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Rev. Charles Vavonese

End-of-Life Palliative Care Issues: An Overview

Dr. Paul Fiacco and the Rev. Charles Vavonese
5/21/2020

Editor note: This is the first in a series of articles that will explain and explore the Church’s teachings on end-of-life and palliative care issues.

Dr. Paul Fiacco is the president and medical director of CNY AIM, a St. Joseph 's Health clinically integrated network, and is also the ...

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Houston Region Adapts to Coronavirus Crisis

Steve Marget, KM
5/7/2020

While much of the world was shutting down due to the worldwide pandemic, spiritual and charitable needs not only continued but increased. Through adaptation, the Houston Region continues its work to meet them.

 

Before the ...

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Monsignor Edward Dillon, Kim Hanna, Jay Tramonte, and Fra' Tom Mulligan

Atlanta Hosts Benefit for Pregnancy Clinic

Gigi Meyers, DM
5/7/2020

In February, the Atlanta Region sponsored the Life is Beautiful gala to benefit the Pregnancy Aid Clinic (PAC). Congratulations go out to Kimberly Hanna, DM, and Mary Savarese, DM, who served as co-chairs for the ...

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Sad News From Haiti

Anne Blum, DM and Joan Glasgow, DM
5/7/2020

Immaculate Conception Church in Milot, Haiti, where the Order of Malta has worked and maintained a strong connection for more than 25 years, was destroyed by fire last month. Fortunately, a parish community built across ...

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Rev. Charles Vavonese

End-of-Life Palliative Care Issues: An Overview

Dr. Paul Fiacco and the Rev. Charles Vavonese
5/21/2020

Editor note: This is the first in a series of articles that will explain and explore the Church’s teachings on end-of-life and palliative care issues.

Dr. Paul Fiacco is the president and medical director ...

read more

Houston Region Adapts to Coronavirus Crisis

Steve Marget, KM
5/7/2020

While much of the world was shutting down due to the worldwide pandemic, spiritual and charitable needs not only continued but increased. Through adaptation, the Houston Region continues its work to meet them.

 

Before the ...

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Monsignor Edward Dillon, Kim Hanna, Jay Tramonte, and Fra' Tom Mulligan

Atlanta Hosts Benefit for Pregnancy Clinic

Gigi Meyers, DM
5/7/2020

In February, the Atlanta Region sponsored the Life is Beautiful gala to benefit the Pregnancy Aid Clinic (PAC). Congratulations go out to Kimberly Hanna, DM, and Mary Savarese, DM, who served as co-chairs for the ...

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Sad News From Haiti

Anne Blum, DM and Joan Glasgow, DM
5/7/2020

Immaculate Conception Church in Milot, Haiti, where the Order of Malta has worked and maintained a strong connection for more than 25 years, was destroyed by fire last month. Fortunately, a parish community built across ...

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Oklahoma City Sponsors Healing Mass

Jason Zimdars
4/23/2020

On March 7, local members of the Order of Malta sponsored a Healing Mass for those who are sick to receive the Anointing of the Sick at Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City ...

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Jacksonville Region Saves Soup Kitchen

Jane Lanier, DM
4/23/2020

After serving inner-city Jacksonville for more than 40 years, passionate volunteers at the St. Francis Soup Kitchen thought their days of serving the homeless community were over. 

 

Jerry Weedon, past hospitaller of the Jacksonville Region ...

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The Story of Malta House

Rosemary Casey Carter, DM
4/9/2020

In 1995, Rose Bente Lee, DM, gave a million dollars to the Order of Malta, in honor of her husband, to build a home in Washington for the frail elderly. Through the efforts of Annelise ...

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Rachel Espinoza holds daughter Phoebe, who was bundled up in her Malta gear for the recent Day of Recollection in Chicago. Gibran Espinoza, Phoebe's father, will be invested this September.

Day of Recollection in Chicago

Maria Kelly, DM
3/19/2020

"Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope."  1Peter 3.

 

In January, 27 members and prospective members from the Chicago and Milwaukee regions considered these ...

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Philadelphia Members Participate in Archbishop’s Installation

Robert Macri, KM
3/5/2020

Members of the Philadelphia Region joined with members of the American Association to witness the installation of Archbishop Nelson J. Perez, as the fourteenth bishop and tenth archbishop of Philadelphia, last month at the Cathedral ...

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Thanksgiving dinner with Military Chaplain Kim leading a prayer before serving

Walter Reed Medical Center Update

Larry Demaree, KM
2/20/2020

The Order of Malta has more than 100 members and volunteers, joined by the Lutheran Johanniter Order, who are active in ministry at the Walter Reed Naval Medical Center. Even as changes have occurred, participation ...

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2020 Day of Reflection: DC/Montgomery County Region

Hugh Dempsey, KMOb
2/20/2020

Last month, 55 members and guests participated in the 2020 Day of Reflection sponsored by the DC/Montgomery regions. The Rev. Thomas Acklin, OSB, of the Saint Vincent Archabbey and Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, discussed ...

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Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage

Kate Signorelli, DMOb
2/6/2020

The next annual pilgrimage of the Order of Malta to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin is scheduled for August 6-9. Registration opens this month ...

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Vatican Scholar Speaks to Lancaster Region

Dan Krieger, KM
2/6/2020

George Weigel, a Catholic scholar noted for his biography of St. John Paul II, spoke to a crowd of around 300 people at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Lancaster as part of the Lancaster ...

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Philadelphia and Wilmington Regions Unite For Year-End Celebration

Robert Macri, KM
2/6/2020

On Sunday December 8th, members of the Philadelphia and Wilmington regions gathered at Carol and Robert Macri’s house, in Malvern, Pennsylvania to attend Mass and enjoy a year end celebration.  During the celebration, Clair ...

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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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