PRIORY NEWS

Priory of St. George
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of St. George held a Convent and Investiture with promotions and awards, and with a change of command, at St. John's United Methodist Church, 2000 Florence Avenue, Hazlet, NJ 07730, at 3:30 PM on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

The following individual was invested:
† Rev. Jeffrey Paul Carpenter

The following individuals were authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chev Richard Thomas Biemacki - (KCTJ)
Chev Richard Andrew Rader - (KCTJ)
Chev Christopher Velez - (KCTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
Chev Firmino Pereira - Achievement Medal
Chev Jerry L. Price - Commendation Medal
Chev Ace Romano Rodriguez, R.N. - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev William T. Lyons - Long & Faithful - Gold

Officiating at the Investiture was Deputy Grand Grand Prior, BG Chevalier John T. Digilio, Jr., GCTJ, GMTJ.

Priory of The Holy Rood
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of The Holy Rood held a Convent with promotions and awards, and a change of command, at the Rock Spring Presbyterian Church, 1824 Piedmont Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, at 4:00 PM on Saturday September 28, 2019.

The following individual was authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chev Larry Dale Morrison - (KCTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
Chev Frederick A. Cassidy - Commendation Medal
LTC Chev Robert E. Gordon - Legion of Merit
Chvse Joan Satterfield Duff - Long & Faithful - Bronze

The following individual was authorized to be inducted into the National Order of Merit:
Lt Col Chev Thomas Lee Smith, Ph.D. - (CMTJ)

Officiating at the Investiture was Grand Prior, CAPT Chevalier Clayton Michael Kemmerer, GCTJ, GMTJ.

Priory of St. Norbert
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of St. Norbert held a Convent and Investiture with promotions and awards, and with a change of command, at the Martin Luther Church, 6850 W. Addison Street, Chicago, IL 60634, at 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

The following individuala were invested:
Georgiann Callaway
Johnathan C. Callaway
Paaris Kopsaftis
† Hon. Erick Marcus Nickerson
Brian Paul Wagner

The following individuals were authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chev Nicolai Cebotariov - (KCTJ)
Chvse Krisztina Maria Hynes - (DCTJ)
MAJ Chev Alan Joel Lyon - (KCTJ)
CPT Chev Christopher Paul Zaczyk - (KCTJ)
Rev Chvse Jean Ford, Ed.D. - (SCTJ)

The following individuals were authorized the following awards:
Chvse Krisztina M. Hynes - Commendation Medal
PO2 Chev Joseph D. Kotalik - Commendation Medal
LTC Chev Robert R. Goulka - Meritorious Service Medal
Rev Chev Thomas Richard Franzman - Long & Faithful - Silver
MAJ Chev Alan Joel Lyon - Long & Faithful - Silver
CDR Chev Steven Richard Michaels - Long & Faithful - Silver
COL Chev Renato Peter Bacci, Jr. - Long & Faithful - Gold
BG Chev Patrick Edward Rea - Long & Faithful - Gold
Chvse Joan Marie Salbego - Long & Faithful - Gold

Officiating at the Convent was Grand Treasurer Chevalier Joseph A. Auteri, GOTJ.

Priory of Mount St. Michael
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of Mount St. Michael held a Convent & Investiture at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 722 N. 145 Street, Shoreline, WA 98133, at 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

The following individual was invested:
Cara von Wrangel Kinsey

There were no authorized promotions or awards at this event.

Officiating at the Convent was Deputy Grand Prior Chevalier Marston Watson, GOTJ, CMTJ.

Priory of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin
Grand Registrar Chev. David M. Schorn, GCTJ, GMTJ

The Priory of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin held a Convent and Investiture with promotions and awards, and with a change of command, at the Covenant Church, 211 Knox Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906, at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

The following individuals were invested:
David Crozier
Lacy Lynn Eddy
† The Rev Brandan Scott Eddy

The following individuals were authorized to be promoted to the rank indicated at this event:
Chev John Arthur Bridegroom - (KCTJ)
Chev Joseph Allen White - (KCTJ)
COL Chev Alistair George Dyer, Ph.D. - (GOTJ)
Hon Col Chev James Russell Sweeney, II - (GOTJ)

From St. Louis the Crusader:
Chvse Marsha Ann Wiggins - (DCTJ)

The following individuals received the following awards:
Chev John Arthur Bridegroom - Achievement Medal
Chev Jeffrey William Love - Achievement Medal
Chev Dale Ray Mahnke - Achievement Medal
Chev Dean Roy Larson - Commendation Medal
Chev David Francis Shafer - Meritorious Service Medal
Chev Charles J. Fisher - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Rev Chvse Charla M. Grieves - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Rev Chev Lelan D. McReynolds - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Chev William C. Mitze - Long & Faithful - Bronze
Rev Chev Gary W. Pitcock - Long & Faithful - Bronze
LTC Chev Arthur S. Bowers - Long & Faithful - Silver
MSgt Chev Richard R. Cooper - Long & Faithful - Silver
COL Chev Joseph F. Lampert - Long & Faithful - Silver
Hon Chev David F. Shafer - Long & Faithful - Silver
COL Chev Gary C. Steinhardt, Ph.D. - Long & Faithful - Silver

Officiating at the Investiture was Grand Inspector Chevalier Kenneth M. Kinelski, GCTJ.

 

December 2019
Regular publication of SMOTJ GPUSA

In This Issue

  Words from the Grand Prior

  Required Minimum Distribution

  SMOTJ Scholarship Drive

  SMOTJ Jerusalem Mite

  ICRD Templar Update

  Operation Knight Flight Update

  Bridge Building Partnership

  Order of Merit

  Priory News

  Priory News (cont'd)

  Priory News (cont'd)

  Priory News (cont'd)

  GPUSA Calendar




"November Newsletter" from the Priory of St. Francis


"The Spectrum" from the Priory of The Light


"Confrere" from the Commandery of the Virgin Mary.


The SMOTJ website contains a collection of well-written articles which you might find enlightening. Please visit the News page. Then see the new article on Persecution of Christians seen on the rise in Middle East.

Also check out SMOTJ's Web Magazine Abraham's Tent for additional reading material.








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