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Hospitaller Region - St. Joseph, MO

Hospitaller Region - St. Joseph, MO

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Volunteer Projects

The St Joseph Haven – Knights and Dames purchase food and serve dinner the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 5PM.  During the cold winter months, more than 70 hot meals are served.

Empty Bowls – Knights and Dames support a community-wide luncheon that raises funds for local charities, including Catholic Charities.

Partnering for Future Priests – Knights and Dames provide leadership and support for an annual dinner/auction benefitting Conception Seminary College. Nearly $200,000 has been raised in the first six years.

Spiritual Activities

Monthly Mass – 7AM the first Wednesday of each month, usually at St. Francis Xavier Church, followed by a breakfast meeting.   Monthly Masses have also been held at St. Munchin’s Church in Cameron, Missouri, and with the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles at the Priory of Our Lady of Ephesus in Gower, Missouri.

St. John the Baptist Mass – celebrated by Abbot Gregory.  A dinner and new member recruitment presentation follow the Mass.

Annual Retreat – Conception Abbey, Conception, Missouri.

Josh & Lindsey Bachman
Regional Co-Hospitallers

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

2021 Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage

2021 Our Lady of Good Help Pilgrimage

8/5/2021 9:00:00 AM EDT
All Members of the Federal Association and their families and friends are invited. Special Pilgrims (your friends and relatives who are sick, suffering, and aged) are especially invited to attend with you. Pilgrim uniform information will be available for all participants including children after registration is completed. Registration Fees: $450 Adult (18 and older) $250 Children (3-17) Children 2 and under are free. Registration fee includes meals, bus transportation in Green Bay and other pilgrimage expenses. Transportation to/from Green Bay is the responsibility of each pilgrim. Special hotel rates are available and hotel information will be made available after registration is completed. Please direct any questions to Annalice Mollica in the Executive Office. Annalice may be reached by email at amollica@orderofmalta-federal.org or by phone at (202) 331-2494.

2021 Investiture Weekend

2021 Investiture Weekend

10/15/2021 2:00:00 PM EDT
Please save the date for the 2021 Annual Investiture Weekend of the Federal Association. Events will be held on Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th in Washington, DC. The Investiture Mass will be celebrated at St. Matthew's Cathedral on Saturday, October 16th at 9:45 AM. The Annual Gala will take place at the Library of Congress, with the Cocktail Reception beginning at 7:00 PM on Saturday, October 16th. Further information regarding events and registration options will be forthcoming in 2021. If you have any questions regarding the 2021 Investiture Weekend, please contact Morgan Baker in the executive office by email at mbaker@orderofmalta-federal.org or by phone at (202) 331-2494.

About

Ten Knights and Dames of the Order make up the St. Joseph Region, which turns ten years old in 2015! Frank O’Malley was the first Regional Hospitaller in 2005; he was succeeded in 2007 by Joseph Mazur, and in 2014 by William I. McMurray. David Howery serves as Regional Treasurer, and Abbot Gregory Polan, OSB, of Conception Abbey, is Conventual Chaplain.