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 ...read more
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 ...read more
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 ...read more
“No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who is close to the Father’s heart, who has made him known.” John 1:18
It is dark, it is night, and ...read more
Members in the Montgomery County region recently held a Christmas dinner for about 70 residents of the local Fisher House. The Fisher House Foundation supports a network of houses where military families can stay at ...read more
Vatican City, 20 December 2015 (VIS) – The Holy Father appeared at the window of his study in the Vatican Apostolic Palace at midday today to pray the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter ...read more
Bishop Peter J. Jugis of the Diocese of Charlotte recently confirmed 10 inmates who had received instruction in the Catholic faith from volunteers with the Order of Malta prison ministry program at the Winston-Salem Federal ...read more
Suppose that your cancer doctor just gave you the news that your treatment of six weeks of radiation and chemotherapy would need to be at Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which is 350 ...read more
Dr. Richard A. Feely, KM and Suzanne Nelson, DM (in formation), a retired physical therapist, traveled from Chicago/Milwaukee to Beirut, Lebanon October 31 to help the Lebanese Association of the Order of Malta at ...read more
On Wednesday, December 2, the Cross pro Merito Melitensi was bestowed upon the following Knights of the Order of Malta Federal Association:
- Thomas C. Gaspard, KM - Tom was invested as a Knight of Magistral ...
"If I am not becoming a saint, then I am doing nothing."
- St. Theresa of Avila
I have often thought of the Feast of All Saints as 'the feast of no excuses'. We may all ...read more
Jim Lynch, Hospitaller, Dr. Paul Camarata, event chairman, Dr. Peter Kreeft, guest speaker sporting Kansas City Royals World Series Champions shirt and cap, and Fr. Mark Lewis, S.J., director of the Thomas More Center ...read more
The Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, Fra’ Matthew Festing, has sent a message of condolence to the French President François Hollande after the shocking attacks in Paris which took place last ...read more
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the violence and hatred behind the terror attacks in France which left 129 people dead and several hundred others injured. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St Peter ...read more
Dear Members of the Federal Association,
As we all know, the Holy Father has designated a Year of Mercy to begin on December 8, 2015.
The members of the Spirituality Committee believe that this would ...read more
The Lancaster Region of the Order of Malta designed and sponsored a two-day ecumenical conference October 22-23 on Persecuted Christians: Saving Christianity in the Middle East, bringing together a wide array of Christian service groups ...read more
The 2015 Western Pennsylvania Retreat in the Benedictine tradition at the Saint Vincent Archabbey was hosted by the Pittsburgh Region from October 28 to November 1.
Rev. Boniface Hicks who is a U.S. delegate ...read more
Pope Francis has come and gone. He spoke many words, but his witness was even more powerful.
Pope Francis addressed a whole spectrum of issues. In his address to Congress he lifted up the figure ...read more
Peter Scudner, KM, Lynn Mullaney, DM, Ty Freyvogel, KM, and Noreen Falcone, DM (left to right) ran into each other at the Catholic University of America reception prior to Mass.
In Northeast Washington, DC there ...read more
On a chilly but sunny Saturday morning in October, the Kansas City Chapter of the Order of Malta, Members and their families, worked together on our fall clean-up of the Shrine Gardens at the Jeanne ...read more
Speaking to nearly 500 Members, family, friends, and newly invested, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., placed his message in last month’s Investiture Mass in the larger context of the then ...read more