Mass and Anointing of the Sick 2019

The Order of Malta/Northern Virginia Region will host a special Mass and Anointing of the Sick on Saturday, March 23 at 11 a.m. at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church, 3829 Woodburn Road, Annandale. To identify those desiring the Anointing of the Sick during the Mass, Members of the Order distribute special Miraculous Medals on blue ribbons.

Bishop Burbidge will be the principal celebrant and homilist.

Attendees are asked to arrive by 10:30 a.m. to secure parking and seating for the Mass. A luncheon will follow but RSVPs are required.

Small bottles of Lourdes water will be given to those in attendance. Everyone attending the luncheon will be invited to submit their written prayer intentions, to be placed in the Grotto during the Annual Lourdes Pilgrimage in May.

Please contact Kevin Fischer, KM, at moonfish3@verizon.net or call 703.475.2906.

About the Order of Malta

The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (more widely known as The Order of Malta) is one of the Chivalric Orders under the Protection of the Apostolic See (i.e., the Supreme Pontiff). As the oldest and one of the largest lay religious order in Christendom, the Order’s “Regulations and Commentary” are based on tenants of the Benedictine Rule, which the early Order followed.