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
Knights and dames of Malta from three continents gathered in Rome in early December for the 11th Blessed Gerard Retreat, an annual event designed to deepen understanding of the Order’s structures, history, and paths ...read more
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner was served to over 80 residents and guests of the five Fisher Houses on the campus of Walter Reed on November 15th. Three turkeys with complete dinner accompaniments were donated by Ed ...read more
Thirty-seven coffins lined the aisle of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, LA on All Souls Day evening, adorned with floral arrangements and prepared for their final resting place. The coffins held ...read more
The Central North Carolina Region provided an early Thanksgiving dinner to a full house at the Family House in Winston-Salem, NC while patients of family members underwent cancer treatments at Baptist and Novant Hospitals.
The ...read more
Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville was invested as a Conventual Chaplain ad honorem of our Order at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, attended by members of the Montgomery County Region. The bishop offered Mass ...read more
The annual 2017 Western Pennsylvania Retreat was held at St. Vincent College and Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania November 1-5.
The topic was “Be Perfect as Your Heavenly Father Is Perfect (Matthew 5:48): the Importance ...read more
It was six months ago that many of us went into the water at Lourdes. While I kept my enthusiasm at a low level, I felt an immediate cessation of symptoms and pain from the ...read more
Members of the Central North Carolina region packed 125,000 pounds of USDA food for the hungry in 18 counties of northwestern North Carolina via 400 partner food agencies.
The knights and dames, together with ...read more
On October 21, the Federal Association invested 57 new knights and dames, as well as six chaplains. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, DC, was the principal celebrant for the annual Investiture Mass held in ...read more
The Our Lady of Mercy Malta Group is a parish group within the Montgomery County Region, which includes members from Mercy, St. Bart’s, Our Lady of Lourdes and Little Flower churches, sponsored a talk ...read more
Dear Federal Association Membership,
Last Sunday, while at St. Catherine of Siena Church with my wife and two young children, I had a moment to reflect and give thanks to our donors and supporters after ...read more
If you were to ask me what is the greatest obstacle to growing closer to the Lord, I would say that it is our desire to control our own lives rather than allow God to ...read more
God has a plan for each of us. Trust in him.
When I first moved to the Washington, DC area, life had just thrown me a curveball. What started out as a promising future—a ...read more
Staff at Hôpital Sacré Coeur in Milot, Haiti, which operates in partnership with the CRUDEM Foundation, labored long and hard In advance of Hurricane Irma to safeguard the 125 patients there. The most vulnerable ...read more
On August 24, the Order of Malta Center of Care, located in Columbus, opened and saw its first patients. The free clinic was started by the Columbus region of the Federal Association to serve our ...read more
September 13th was a day of celebration for the St. Joseph, region, as members gathered at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in St. Joseph, MO. Rev. Matthew Rotert, the cathedral rector and associate chaplain of ...read more
On August 17, members of the Columbus region of the Federal Association, under the banner of the Order of Malta Center of Care, attended the annual Book Bag Giveaway at Holy Rosary-St. John Catholic Church ...read more
On September 9, 42 members volunteered at the Order of Malta Food Fair, organized with Catholic Charities at the Mamie George Community Center, in the heart of the poorest area of hurricane-ravaged Houston.
More than ...read more
Historic rains continue to fall in Texas from Hurricane Harvey. First hand account from an Order of Malta member in the region: “This is catastrophic. Epic. Torrential rains falling.”
Officials say that rain and “catastrophic ...read more