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2021 Walter Reed Barbeque

Larry Demaree, KM
10/7/2021

Last month the Montgomery County and DC regions were able to host the first event in almost two years at Navy Med/Walter Reed in Bethesda. It was Soldier Recovery Brigade Family Fun Day for Wounded Warriors, all other patients and their families. It was also an award ceremony for ...

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2021 Nativity of St. John the Baptist Mass and Liturgy of Investiture

John Griffin, KM
10/7/2021

In June the Dallas Region celebrated its annual Mass for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. The Solemn Liturgy of Investiture was included in the Mass for the benefit of investing our newest member ...

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Lancaster Region Service Projects and Special Masses

Peter Scudner, KM
10/7/2021

The Lancaster region gathered for Mass, dinner and a meeting to plan the service projects and special Masses for the coming months.

Hospitaller Chris Gibbons presented a $25,000 Federal Association grant to Tara Hauber ...

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Philadelphia Region Investiture

Robert Macri, KM
9/21/2021

An Investiture Mass for Thomas Southard, Class of 2020, was held on August 14th at Carol and Robert Macri’s home in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Members of the Philadelphia Region were joined by confreres from the ...

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NIGHTLY ROSARY: WHAT BEGAN AS A TEMPORARY WAY TO GATHER AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PANDEMIC IS NOW A NIGHTLY RITUAL FOR MANY

ALL MEMBERS OF THE ORDER ARE INVITED TO JOIN
10/21/2021

What started as a short-term Zoom and phone gathering of Chicago Region knights and dames to pray the Rosary when the pandemic began has since become a treasured nightly ritual for confreres and friends of ...

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2021 Walter Reed Barbeque

Larry Demaree, KM
10/7/2021

Last month the Montgomery County and DC regions were able to host the first event in almost two years at Navy Med/Walter Reed in Bethesda. It was Soldier Recovery Brigade Family Fun Day for ...

read more

2021 Nativity of St. John the Baptist Mass and Liturgy of Investiture

John Griffin, KM
10/7/2021

In June the Dallas Region celebrated its annual Mass for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. The Solemn Liturgy of Investiture was included in the Mass for the benefit of investing our newest member ...

read more

Lancaster Region Service Projects and Special Masses

Peter Scudner, KM
10/7/2021

The Lancaster region gathered for Mass, dinner and a meeting to plan the service projects and special Masses for the coming months.

Hospitaller Chris Gibbons presented a $25,000 Federal Association grant to Tara Hauber ...

read more

Philadelphia Region Investiture

Robert Macri, KM
9/21/2021

An Investiture Mass for Thomas Southard, Class of 2020, was held on August 14th at Carol and Robert Macri’s home in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Members of the Philadelphia Region were joined by confreres from the ...

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Charlotte Region Donates Hard-Carved Statue

Richard C. McKeon, KM
9/21/2021

The Rev. Richard Sutter, pastor of Saint Gabriel Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, asked if the members of the Charlotte Region had a passion for religious art. If so, would they be interested in helping ...

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Prayers Needed for Bethlehem

8/24/2021

Bethlehem has endured almost 17 months of the pandemic and the ensuing humanitarian and economic crisis. During this time, the economy has come to a complete halt without the usual influx of 500 tourist buses ...

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Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage

Tess Malnight, Volunteer
8/12/2021

After a year of face masks, hand sanitizers, frantic grocery store runs for toilet paper, and social distancing, the 2021 pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help was a refreshing return ...

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Candidate Class of 2023 Member Applications Due

8/11/2021

The Application for New Membership in the Federal Association Candidate Class of 2023 is now available.

 

To access the application, please click here. 

The application is due Friday, November 5, 2021.

 

The application is also ...

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Houston Region Celebrates Investiture and Ordination

Cathy Hotze, DM
8/11/2021

On the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the Houston Region celebrated the Mass and Investiture of the Class of 2020.

The following were invested: Jessica Aresta DaSilva DM, Causey Coffield DM, Michael Coffield KM ...

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Syracuse Region Investiture

Joan Cincotta, DM
7/26/2021

On July 15 an Investiture ceremony took place in Skaneateles, New York at St. Mary's of the Lake Church to invest the newest member in the Syracuse Region, Lisa Scuderi Bruno.  Her investiture would ...

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Baltimore & Lancaster Regions Investiture

John White, KM
7/26/2021

After postponement due to Covid, the time finally arrived for Investiture! The Baltimore and Lancaster regions held a joint Investiture Mass at Ss. Philip & James Catholic Church in Baltimore. Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore was ...

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Chicago Region Investiture

Maria Kelly, DM
6/29/2021

The Chicago Region welcomed four new knights from its Class of 2020 in an Investiture Mass attended by about 100 people on May 22 at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago.

While ...

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Basilica of St. Mary Corpus Christi Mass and Procession

Mary A. D. Petrino, DM and Peter-Anthony Pappas, KM
6/6/2021

On June 6, members of the Northern Virginia Region participated in a traditional Eucharistic Procession for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Leading the procession ...

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Zoom to Bethlehem with Holy Family Hospital Foundation

Sip and See
6/2/2021

Federal Association Dames and friends from the DC, Montgomery County, Northern Virginia, and Syracuse regions gathered virtually at the invitation of Holy Family Hospital Foundation for its annual Mother-Daughter Friendship Tea on May 16. We ...

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A Legacy of Care in Baltimore

Dr. Harry W. Johnson, Jr., KM
5/19/2021

Adjacent to The Basilica of the Assumption, America’s first Catholic cathedral, is My Sister's Place Women's Center. Administered by Catholic Charities, it is Baltimore’s longest-serving day shelter and resource center for ...

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2021 Grant Applications Due

Don Patteson, KM, and Maria Kelly, DM
5/19/2021

The 2021 grant application is available on the Members Only section of the Federal Association’s website and is quickly approaching the June 1 deadline for submission.

If the members of your region are actively ...

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Bluffton Region Invests Four New Members

Diana Shertenlieb, DM
5/6/2021

Four new members were invested in the new Bluffton, South Carolina Region last month at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Bluffton.  

Through long months of postponement becausof COVID restrictions these ...

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Palliative Care Issues: Planning for Advanced Care

Dr. Paul Fiacco and the Rev. Charles Vavonese
4/8/2021

Editor 's note: This is one in a series of articles explaining the Church's teachings on end-of-life and palliative care issues, and explore potential practical applications of these teachings. 

Dr. Paul Fiacco is the ...

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Oklahoma City Invests Class of 2020

Peter de Keratry, KM
4/8/2021

Last month the Oklahoma City Region, which is in formation, hosted a Solemn Mass of Investiture for the class of 2020, welcoming its first new members.

 

The five new members are: Benjamin Michael Barresi of ...

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Catholic Spirituality for the Incarcerated