Order of Malta

Chaplains’ Corner: Essays & Interviews

This Spirituality section features special interviews and essays from our Chaplains on aspects of our Catholic life and the challenges of choosing to grow spiritually by our membership in the Order of Malta.

John the Baptist, Patron of Our Order

June 22, 2020
“Truly I tell you, among those born of women there has not risen anyone greater than John the Baptist; yet whoever is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.” Read More

Facing Our Current Challenges: A Spiritual Reflection

May 11, 2020
Fr. Joseph Johnson provides us with an insightful way to face our current challenges during COVID-19. Read More

The 4 P’s of Thriving in the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 6, 2020
Fr. David Caron shares his advice for spiritually thriving during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

An Interview with Rev. Patrick J. Beidelman, STL, ChD

January 8, 2020
Rev. Beidelman is a Deputy Chaplain for the Central and Southern Indiana Area. Read More

An Interview with Fr. Eric Hollas, OSB

June 26, 2019
He has led several retreats for the Order of Malta including the Annual Retreat for the Subpriory of Our Lady of Lourdes for members of the Second Class. Read More

The Religious Nature of the Order of Malta

November 27, 2018
Frá Richard Wolff, of the New Jersey Area, gave a presentation on understanding the religious nature of the Order of Malta at a meeting held during the American Association’s 2018 Investiture Weekend. Click here to read Frá Wolff’s essay. Read More

The Essential Elements of the Spirituality of the Order Malta

November 29, 2017
The religious nature of the Order of Malta, the family of Malta, must be a reason of pride for each one of us. It is our distinctive mark. Read More

Summer: A Perfect Time for Spiritual Reading

June 1, 2017
If the last spiritual book you read was when you graduated from Catholic school, then you know that you are overdue for some “freshening up.” We change as we grow older. We encounter new situations in life which require us to keep learning how to stay in tune with God’s grace. Read More

Reflections on the Creed

February 28, 2017
When we speak of the charism of the Order, bearing witness to and defending the faith, the truth of the Creed can provide a framework for what it is to which we are giving witness. Read More

Sacramental Care for the Sick

August 2, 2016
This essay is the fifth in the series and the second essay of 2016 of the Chaplains’ Educational Essays. “Sacramental Care for the Sick” was written by Father David V. Skoblow, a Magistral Chaplain and parochial vicar at Our Lady of Peace Church in Fords, NJ. For a member of the Order of Malta, caring […] Read More

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