The Lancaster Region recently spent time doing a clean-up for a special Grotto to Our Lady of Lourdes at the St. Anne Retirement Home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The day began with a prayer to Our Lady of Lourdes. Participants weeded, cut back ivy, scrubbed the statuary and Stations of the ...read more
The Lafayette (Louisiana) Region was recently awarded the Diocese of Lafayette Monsignor Alexander O. Sigur Legacy Award for its work with the local Catholic Charities.
In its press release, Catholic Charities of Acadiana noted that ...read more
Since 2012, hundreds of people have gathered on All Souls Day at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, Louisiana to bury the remains of the poor, homeless, and forgotten who were unclaimed ...read more
The Pittsburgh Region hosted its annual retreat at the beginning of November, with more than 20 members from the region and beyond engaging in a weekend of spiritual renewal. This annual retreat is held at ...read more
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 ...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
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 ...read more
Last month, following a Mass celebrated by the Rev. Timothy Kitze at the historic Old St. Mary Church, members of the Federal and American associations, along with their spouses and guests, gathered at the University ...read more
In September, members of the Syracuse Region gathered to prepare a dinner of beef tenderloin and all the accompaniments for the women at Joseph's House, a home for unwed mothers.
The home provides a ...read more
Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation celebrated the votive Mass of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, venerated under the title of Our Lady of Philermo, on September 15 at St. Ann Catholic Church ...read more
Knights Ernie Bono and Lou Walsh represented the Federal Association along with Knights Tom Egan and Darryl Blatzer from the American Association, at the funeral Mass and celebration of the life of retired Bishop John ...read more
In September, members of the Montgomery County region commenced a new activity at Walter Reed National Medical Center, serving lunch in the hospital every other month on the second Saturday. There is no food service ...read more
This September marked the second healing Mass held by members of the Chicago Region for local malades at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica National Shrine.
The annual Mass was concelebrated by Msgr. Michael Boland, chaplain ...read more
On June 13, the Feast Day of St. Anthony, the Central North Carolina Region sponsored a Defense of the Faith presentation by Alessadro Rovati, chair of the Theology Department at Belmont Abbey College, titled “Encountering ...read more
Author’s note: The Order of Malta Chabrouh Camps are located in the hills above Beirut, Lebanon. The program began over 20 years ago when a 19-year-old German volunteer with the Order saw that mentally ...read more
In July, the Jacksonville Region gathered for a presentation as part of the series on spirituality planned by our associate chaplain, the Rev. John Tetlow. Father John invited a Catholic priest from the Diocese of ...read more
In June, distinguished author, political analyst and social activist George Weigel travelled from Washington DC, where he serves as Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, to Syracuse for our Defense of the ...read more
In June, the Montgomery County and DC regions held the Annual Walter Reed BBQ., this year in memory of Peter Guen, KJ, of the Johanniter Order, a Protestant relative of our Order of Malta. Peter ...read more
In May, the Lancaster Region began a new service project by welcoming a refugee family to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Arriving from a camp in Tanzania, Dunia, Jeanete and their three children, Aci, Regina, and Saimon, were ...read more
In June, the Dallas/Ft. Worth Region held their Nativity of St. John Mass at Christ the King Catholic Church in Dallas, Texas. The celebrant was Bishop Gregory Kelly, the auxiliary bishop of the Diocese ...read more
The Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation honored Margaret Melady, GCM, with the Star of Bethlehem Award at its third annual Mother-Daughter Friendship Tea in May. Dr. Melady, who recently completed her term as president ...read more
The Jacksonville Region recently completed two service projects in our area with great success.
At San Jose Manor, a low-income Catholic housing project, the knights and dames hosted its annual Pat Thornton, KM dinner celebration ...read more