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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 200 knights and dames, Keown offered an engaging overview of the issue in defense of ...

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Update on Milot, Haiti

Dr. Joe Giere, KM and Joan Glasgow, DM
11/21/2019

For the last 26 years the Order of Malta has been helping Hospital Sacre Coeur in Milot, Haiti by giving grants, assisting with organization and administration, sending doctors and other medical staff, and otherwise adopting ...

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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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To Love Your Neighbor Does Not Necessarily Mean to Like Him

Fra’ James Michael von Stroebel
12/23/2014

 

The rule of the Fraternity of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem was to serve the sick and the poor.  This ancient tradition has been fulfilled by the Knights of St John through more ...

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Christmas Concert Captivates Lancaster Region

Peter Scudner, KM
12/23/2014

 

Internationally known Catholic recording artist, Donna Cori Gibson, performed a traditional Christmas concert to celebrate the birth of Our Lord before an audience of more than 500. This uplifting evening of spiritual music, scripture, stories ...

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Houston Region Staying Focused This Advent

Steve Marget, KM
12/23/2014

 

“The best way to stay focused on the true meaning of Christmas during Advent is to defend the faith and serve the sick and the poor,” reports Houston Regional Hospitaller, Kate Signorelli.

 

With the Order ...

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Cardinal George Awarded Chicago's Highest Honor

ABC News in Chicago
12/23/2014

 

Francis Cardinal George was the focus of Chicago's city council meeting, where he gave the invocation for the lawmakers to do their work, and then he was given the city's highest honor.

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As His Christmas Message to the Australian Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception

12/23/2014

 

Sir James Gobbo, Regent

Sent the following message composed by their Principal Chaplain

The Rev. Professor Gerald O’Collins, SJ, AC

 

 

Carols bring Christians together around the Christ Child lying in the manger. During Advent ...

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Federal Association Receives Grant from The Global Fund for Forgotten People

Claire de Vivies, Grants Officer of The Global Fund for Forgotten People
12/23/2014

 

The Global Fund for Forgotten People grants the Federal Association $10,000!

We at the Federal Association are very pleased to receive this grant of $10,000 to help serve those marginalized persons with chronic ...

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Order of Malta Tennessee Retreat

12/23/2014

February 20- 22, 2015

Our Lady Queen of Peace Retreat Center

3630 Dancyville Road

Stanton, TN 38069-4711

 

Register Now!

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March for Life Mass and Luncheon

12/23/2014

Members of both the Federal and American Associations will gather to pray together on the day of the March for Life.

 

Mass:  10:30 a.m., St. Patrick's Church, Msgr. James Watkins, celebrant

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Youth Was Not an Impediment

Fra' James Michael von Stroebel
12/11/2014

At Lourdes in 2010, I approached the Grand Master with the petition that the Federal Association’s own John Collins Harvey be permitted to become a Professed Knight in the Order. 

Initially His Highness was ...

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Malta House Thanksgiving

Joan Cincotta, DM
12/11/2014

 

On Sunday, November 23, members from the Syracuse Region Order of Malta held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner at Malta House and its adjacent dwelling, Malta Manor.  The tables were festively decorated in a Thanksgiving motif ...

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Modern by Tradition: An Introduction to the Order of Malta

Peter Scudner, KM
12/11/2014

 

This 10-minute video produced by the Grand Magistry serves as an introduction to the works of the Order worldwide. It emphasizes the Order's humanitarian works, as well as the importance of its sovereign status ...

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Search and Rescue Support in the Mediterranean

Fabrizio Guida, Italian Priory, edited by Peter Scudner, KM
12/11/2014

 

In the Mediterranean, the Order of Malta is once again performing its centuries-old mission to assist those in need. Its doctors, nurses and rescuers are helping thousands of women, children and men desperately seeking to ...

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Letter From the Grand Master

Fra' Matthew Festing
12/11/2014

1st December 2014

Dear Dames and Confreres,

We live in troublesome times. From many parts of the world we receive almost daily perturbing news. The situation in Middle East is especially of great concern to ...

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Fortitude in Faith

Most Rev. David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh
11/25/2014

“Do you also want to leave?” (John 6:67)

That was the question Jesus posed to his apostles. It was in the evening after he had fed 5,000 in the miracle of the loaves ...

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Thanksgiving Message to the Order

Dr. Margaret Melady, DM
11/25/2014

 

Dear Knights and Dames,

 

Since George Washington proclaimed our national Thanksgiving more than 200 years ago, Americans have gathered with families and friends to express gratitude.  George Washington expressed thanksgiving to God everyday as the ...

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The Houston Region Makes Thanksgiving a Possibility for 500 Families

Steve Marget, KM
11/25/2014

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, more than 75 volunteers participated in the monthly Order of Malta Mamie George Food Fair at Catholic Charities in Richmond, Texas.

More than 500 impoverished families received a Thanksgiving turkey ...

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A Journey to the Islands of Knights and Saints

Bill Williams, KM
11/25/2014

A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles and this truly describes our recent Federal Association journey to Malta. That we saw lots of historical sites is something we expected, but the real ...

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The Grand Master's Visit to Beirut Fosters New Hope for the Lebanese Association

11/25/2014

On 28th October the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, returned to Lebanon, five years after his official visit in 2009. The visit took place at a challenging time ...

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Christmas at Malta House

Valencia Camp, DM
11/25/2014

Malta House is an assisted-living community in the Archdiocese of Washington. Established by a generous donation from Rose Bente Lee, DM, the community is home to 31 residents who become extended family to one another ...

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Order of Malta Launches Official YouTube Channel

Peter Scudner, KM
11/25/2014

 

The Grand Magistry Communications Office has launched an official Order of Malta channel on YouTube.  In addition to the official pages on Facebook and Twitter (in five languages respectively) and on LinkedIn, the opening of ...

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