The American Association Founded in 1927 as the first association of the Order of Malta in the Americas, the association is headquartered in New York City with over 2,000 knights, dames and volunteers in 16 states working with the poor, sick and incarcerated and giving witness to the Catholic faith.
Spirituality Knights and Dames join the Order of Malta to pursue their spiritual growth over a path laid out by Blessed Gerard more than nine hundred years ago, seeking to nurture and witness the Faith and assist the sick and the poor.
Spirituality in Action Members are involved in hands-on work involving over one hundred organizations and ministries. Food banks, hospitals, pregnancy support centers, homeless shelters and mentoring at risk children are just some of the activities in which members engage.
October 31, 2017 On November 20th, Cardinal Timothy Dolan will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Catholic parish within the walls of Green Haven Prison, built with great courage and heroic effort by Father Donovan, who was Chaplain at the prison for 40 years Read More
January 27, 2017 2017 Pilgrimage of Life Albany Diocese Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, Ch.D. joined American and Federal Association members in the 2017 Pilgrimage of Life. The Bishop is pictured above with participating Upstate New York Area members, including (to the Bishop’s right) Area Knight Dr. Joe Dutkowsky, co-Chair of the Pilgrimage. Read More