Over ninety members of the New Jersey Area, Order of Malta celebrated St. John the Baptist’s feast day on Sunday, June 23rd at St. Catherine’s Church in Spring Lake. Most Rev. Paul Bootkoski, ChC, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Metuchen, celebrated the mass, which was concelebrated by Rev. Msgr. William Fadrowski, ChM; Rev. Msgr. John Carroll; and Rev. Salvatore DiStefano, ChM.
Following the mass, a dinner was held at the Spring Lake Golf Club where 24 New Jersey members were awarded anniversary pins and certificates, acknowledging their Malta commitment ranging from five to thirty-five years.