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Prison Ministry and the Power of Prayer

Ernest P. Bono, KMOb
5/29/2024
In February, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. I have for years ministered to three prisons here in Florida, one being death row. When word got out regarding my diagnosis, I received countless prayers and notes from our Malta family. I found out that the men on death row I ...
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Oklahoma City Publishes Children's Prayer Book

Brett Farley, KM
5/29/2024
Earlier this spring the Oklahoma City Region received our first printing of “Essential Prayers for Children,” which was written, designed, and illustrated by members of the region. 
 
This keepsake-quality book contains 44 Catholic prayers that ...
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Ministry of Dining Together in Potomac

Stephen Riley, KM
5/29/2024
Federal Association members at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Potomac, Maryland have instituted a monthly dinner series with the residents of the James M. Sullivan Memorial House, run by Potomac Community Resources (PRC). The ...
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Postcards for Petitions Delivered from Lourdes

5/16/2024
The Federal Association Executive Office staff mailed over 500 postcards from the St. Joseph’s Gate in Lourdes to all who submitted prayer petitions. Each petition was hand-placed at the Lourdes Grotto and prayed over ...
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Oklahoma City Publishes Children's Prayer Book

Brett Farley, KM
5/29/2024
Earlier this spring the Oklahoma City Region received our first printing of “Essential Prayers for Children,” which was written, designed, and illustrated by members of the region. 
 
This keepsake-quality book contains 44 Catholic prayers that ...
read more

Ministry of Dining Together in Potomac

Stephen Riley, KM
5/29/2024
Federal Association members at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Potomac, Maryland have instituted a monthly dinner series with the residents of the James M. Sullivan Memorial House, run by Potomac Community Resources (PRC). The ...
read more

Prison Ministry and the Power of Prayer

Ernest P. Bono, KMOb
5/29/2024
In February, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. I have for years ministered to three prisons here in Florida, one being death row. When word got out regarding my diagnosis, I received countless prayers and ...
read more

Postcards for Petitions Delivered from Lourdes

5/16/2024
The Federal Association Executive Office staff mailed over 500 postcards from the St. Joseph’s Gate in Lourdes to all who submitted prayer petitions. Each petition was hand-placed at the Lourdes Grotto and prayed over ...
read more

Orientation for the 2024 Lourdes Pilgrimage

Barbara Ritschel, DM
5/16/2024

Last month, members of the regions of Montgomery County, Northern Virginia, Southern Maryland, and Washington DC came together for an orientation for malades, companions, and pilgrims for the 2024 Lourdes pilgrimage. We had 45 people ...

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Nashville Hosts Lenten Day of Reflection

Anthony Falcone, KM & Phil Mauro, KM
4/17/2024

On Saturday, March 9th, the Nashville Region in Development held a Lenten Day of Recollection at the Church of the Assumption in Nashville. Father Dan Rehill, VF and Father Benjamin Butler, Diocesan Exorcists, gave conferences ...

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Annual Day of Reflection in Columbus

Leonard Barbe, KM
4/17/2024

On March 9th, the Columbus Region held its annual Day of Reflection at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Talks were given on the role of the Order of Malta in the ...

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Planting Seeds of Hope

Ambassador Michèle B. Bowe, GCM
4/17/2024

Almost 6 months have passed since the last pilgrims left Bethlehem. It was hoped that they would return after Christmas. Now, Easter is upon us, and Bethlehem is a locked-down city with a stalled economy ...

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Northern Virginia Regional Mass Brings Lourdes to Arlington Diocese

Mary A.D. Petrino, DM
4/4/2024
On Saturday March 16, more than 300 people gathered at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Annandale, VA for the Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Region. The Most Reverend ...
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Lafayette Rebuilding Program: "The Krewe of Redeux"

Paul David, KMOb and Marla David, DMOb
4/4/2024

In the days immediately following the historic flooding of the Acadiana portion of south Louisiana in August of 2016, the Lafayette Region partnered with Catholic Charities (and later also Rebuilding together) to bring aid and ...

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Anointing of the Sick in Charleston

Diana Shertenlieb, DMOb
3/21/2024
Pictured here are members from the Developing Regions Bluffton and Charleston, South Carolina, who joined with Charleston Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS, and members of the clergy and lay faithful at the Charleston Diocesan Mass and ...
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Nashville Holds First Healing Mass

Philip Mauro, KM
3/21/2024

The Nashville Region in Development held its first Healing Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation on February 23rd. Msgr. Michael Boland, conventual chaplain Grand Cross ad honorem, graciously flew in from Washington, DC to ...

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Atlanta Supports Pregnancy Aid Clinic

Jackie Bohling, DM
3/21/2024
On February 29, the Atlanta Region hosted its annual Life is Beautiful event, benefiting Pregnancy Aid Clinic (PAC) in Atlanta. For nearly 15 years, the Atlanta Region has hosted events for PAC, raising more than ...
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Columbus Makes Pilgrimage to National Shrine

Leonard Barbe, KM
3/7/2024
On February 11th, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and the World Day of the Sick, members of the Columbus Region made a pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in ...
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Oklahoma City Hosts Defense of Faith Event

Peter de Keratry, KM
3/7/2024
At the Oklahoma City Region’s inaugural Defense of the Faith event last month, participants packed the room to hear a talk by Catholic journalist and author George Weigel on "Understanding This Catholic Moment." 
 
The ...
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Richmond Marches for Life

John McCulla, KM
3/7/2024
Members of the Richmond Region marched in the 2024 Virginia March for Life held on February 21st on the grounds of the state capitol. The march was preceded by excellent speeches and statements defending life ...
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Annual Anointing Mass Celebrated in Jacksonville

Jane Lanier, DM
2/22/2024
The Jacksonville Region hosted its signature service project, the Annual Anointing Mass on February 10. Chair, Dr. Jeff Edwards, KM, made all arrangements with the help of other knights and dames who transported the sick ...
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Lafayette Region Home Repair Program Underway

John Griffin, Esq., KM
2/8/2024

This week, confreres and friends of the Federal Association from across the country are participating in the annual Home Repair Program, which takes place in the Lafayette Region of Louisiana. As Monsignor Edward Dillon, a ...

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Charlotte Region Hosts the Homeless

Richard McKeon, KM
1/25/2024
On January 2, the Charlotte Region prepared a wonderful dinner for 10 of our homeless neighbors at Saint Peter’s Church in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to the six knights and dames appearing ...
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Dallas Region Hosts Annual Advent Mass and Dinner

John Griffin, KM
1/10/2024
The Dallas Region of the Federal Association hosted its annual Advent Mass and Dinner in December at St. Joseph’s Residence, a Catholic senior living facility in Dallas. Many thanks to His Excellency, Auxiliary Bishop ...
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Catholic Spirituality for the Incarcerated