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Hospitaller Region - Kansas City, MO

Hospitaller Region - Kansas City, MO

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Christmas In October

11/4/2017

This year, Christmas in October, which leads the field in rehabbing homes in Kansas City, celebrates its 30th year of charitable works. The idea for Christmas in October began with two local members of the Order of Malta, Dick Miller and John McMeel. Back in 1993, both men traveled to Washington, D.C., where the popular Cardinal James Hickey invested them into the Order. The Cardinal’s words, that they were becoming knights not for what they had done, but for what they were going to do, resonated with both ...

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VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

John Massman, John McMeel, Robert Liepold, and Richard Miller are all former members of the Federal Association Board of Directors. Currently Tom Weiford is serving a term on the Board. Chaplains include the Most Rev. Raymond J. Boland (Bishop Emeritus of Kansas City-St. Joseph) and Most Rev. James P. Keleher (Archbishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas).

The Kansas City group was instrumental in the establishment of the Duchesne Clinic in Kansas City, Kansas. This Clinic serves thousands of patients each year and has been supported by the Federal Association’s Clinic Program. Christmas in October, which annually rehabs over 400 houses with 3,000 volunteers, was initiated in Kansas City by John McMeel and Richard Miller

Tom Weiford
Regional Hospitaller

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage 2018

Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage 2018

8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM EDT
August 2 - 5, 2018 Champion, WI

About

The Kansas City area includes the Greater Kansas City in Missouri and Kansas. Georgia and Jim Lynch are the current Regional Hospitallers for the area, taking over for John Massman who held the position for many years.

Monthly Mass

Celebrated on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:15 a.m. at the Visitation Chapel.