Annual Anointing Mass in Northern VA
The Northern Virginia Region Annual Anointing Mass was held on March 22 at Saint Ambrose Church in Annandale, VA. Over 30 Knights, Dames, and Candidates, assisted by spouses and auxiliary members, served over 250 malades and companions. The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington and Conventual Chaplain ad honorem was principal celebrant and homilist. Concelebrants were Fr. Andrew Fisher, Fr. Alexander Drummond and Fr. Charles Smith. Mass was followed with luncheon provided by the Knights and Dames. Each malade was offered a miraculous medal and a bottle of Lourdes water as gifts from the Order.
– Elizabeth Scheuren, DM