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Hospitaller Region - Oklahoma City, OK

Hospitaller Region - Oklahoma City, OK

The 2020 Annual SMOM - OKC Retreat

The 2020 Annual SMOM - OKC Retreat was a resounding success featuring Bishop Stephen Lopes. Bishop Lopes led the group in a study of Beatitudes, the foundation for the eight-point Malta Cross and for our lives as Knights of the Order of St. John. Nearly two dozen hospitallers, candidates, and spouses joined Bishop Lopes, along with special guests Archbishop Paul Coakley and Bishop James Conley.

Class of 2021 Approved for Candidacy

Congratulations to the Class of 2021: Cecilia Guthrie, Carolyn Synovitz, Gabriel Kern, Ed Highberger, Jeremy Webb, Todd Regier, Brian Simmons, and Brett Farley, all of whom were approved for candidacy. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 regulations, each of the candidates are participating in online formation sessions with dozens of other candidates across the nation.

Breakfast for the Homeless

Every last Sunday of the month, Hospitallers, candidates and their families gather at Sister BJ’s Pantry in downtown Oklahoma City to prepare and serve hot breakfast and coffee to the homeless. Additionally, the Oklahoma City SMOM region sponsors the Coats for the Homeless in which donations are collected to fund a coats specially designed for the homeless to ensure warmth and maximum utility.

Order of Malta Healing Mass

On March 7th, the Oklahoma City Order held the first ever healing mass, celebrated at Christ the King parish by The Most Reverend Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City. More than 150 joined to celebrate the mass and to be anointed for healing.

Quarterly Potluck Dinner

Every quarter, Hospitallers gather with spouses at Catholic Charities in Oklahoma City to celebrate mass, break bread, meet prospective candidates and to learn more about what the Order is doing in our region and around the world.

Peter de Keratry
Regional Hospitaller

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

First Friday Mass - OKC

First Friday Mass - OKC

8/7/2020 7:00:00 AM EDT
52 minutes ago
Mass at 7:00 am (Christ the King Catholic Church) Breakfast/Meeting 7:45 am (Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club)

Daily Prayer - OKC

Daily Prayer - OKC

8/7/2020 12:00:00 PM EDT
Angelus and Daily Prayer of the Order Join Zoom Meting: https://archokc.zoom.us/j/5315192863 Meeting ID: 531 519 2863 Password: 126603

Breakfast for the Homeless - OKC

Breakfast for the Homeless - OKC

8/30/2020 5:45:00 AM EDT
Sister BJ’s Pantry Breakfast for the Homeless (819 NW 4th Street) 5:45 am to 8:00 am

Christmas Party - OKC

Christmas Party - OKC

12/4/2020 6:30:00 AM EST
Oklahoma Region Christmas Party 6:30 pm Barresi Home

Dinner with Archbishop Coakley - OKC

Dinner with Archbishop Coakley - OKC

1/9/2021 6:00:00 PM EST
Order’s Dinner with Archbishop Coakley Supporting Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem https://birthplaceofhope.org/

Healing Mass - OKC

Healing Mass - OKC

3/27/2021 10:00:00 AM EDT
Healing Mass Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Hope

About

The Oklahoma City-based group of the Federal Association began an aggressive growth plan in 2019 nearly two dozen already accepted for Investiture or currently undergoing formation. Reverend Rick Stansberry, Pastor of Christ the King in Oklahoma City, serves as Conventual Chaplain ad honorem of the Order. The OKC group is led by long-time Hospitallers Peter de Keratry and former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating.

Monthly Mass

Join Fr. Rick Stansberry, Chaplain, to celebrate Mass on the first Friday of the month at 7:00 a.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church. Breakfast to follow.

Volunteer Projects

Oklahoma City Knights and Dames serve at Sister BJ’s Pantry in downtown Oklahoma City, offering breakfast to the homeless on the last Sunday of every month at 5:45 a.m. Members of the Order (and their families) who are interested in participating in this and other activities should contact the Regional Hospitaller, Peter de Keratry.