Tuesday, 1 June 2022
Bishop Younan was hosted for dinner while in New York. In attendance were members of the priories of St. Patrick, St. Michael & St George, and St George. The dinner was held at the historic Union League Club in New York City.
14 May 2022
The priories of St. David of Wales (New England), St. Patrick (Westchester County), St. Michael & St. George (New York City), and St. George (New Jersey) held a joint convocation at historic Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York. The day's events included an ancient Sword Templar Ceremony and a Convent which were held at the garrison's chapel. A formal reception and dinner was held afterwards in the officers club.
Saturday, 6 November 2022
After a long period of pandemic closures, the priory held a Convent and Dinner. Members from all four priories in Region I were represented. The ceremony was presided by the Deputy Grand Prior, and the history of the Priory was presented, as well as an award presented to the Prior by the OSMTH Chief of Mission to the United Nations. The event was held at Sagaponack, located in the historic Flat Iron district in New York City.
Thursday, 10 December 2020
Members of the Priory met virtually to celebrate the the season and remember the meaning of the Nativity of Jesus.
Thursday, 30 July 2020
Members of the Priory met virtually to share with each other and to celebrate the summer.
Saturday, 2 November 2019
The Priory of St. Michael and St. George held its annual Convent and Investiture at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. At the Convent, the new prior was installed. The festive dinner followed at the University Club. The beneficiary for this event was the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
Members of the Priory of St, Michael & St. George joined with member of the Priory of St. George at the Sword Ceremony held by the Priory of St. Patrick. The ancient sword ceremony was the first in hundreds of years, where Templar swords were blessed and named. Military swords were also blessed, but not named. The Priory of St. Patrick held the ceremony at the headquarters of the Old Guard of the City of New York, in the Bronx.
On Saturday, 23 March, the Priory took a tour of Old St. Patrcik's Basilica (the "original" St. Patrick's Cathedral in lower Manhattan). This visit was during Lent. Many famous New Yorkers are buried in the famed catacombs. Dinner followed in Little Italy.
The Priory of St. Michael and St. George held its annual Convent and Investiture at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. The festive dinner followed at the University Club. The beneficiary for this event was the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
On June 5th, the Priory met to celebrate the upcoming summer at Marseilles restaurant in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, and we were honored to have our Deputy Grand Prior with us. Members from the priories of St. Patrick and St. George were in attendance. A moment of remembrance was made for D-Day.
On Thursday, April 12th, the Eve of Friday the 13th, members met to honor the memory of the Knighs Templar who were martyred on Friday the 13th, A.D. 1307.
The Convent & Investiture was held at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, in New York City. At this service the priory had a Change of Command. The Festive Dinner was help afterwards at the University Club. The beneficiary for this event was the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
The Priory held a dinner in March at Aleo's restaurant, where full Italian hospitality was provided. The guest speaker at this event was Bruce Knox, the Director of United Nations International. His topic was Proving Faith Through Good Works: How The United Nations Supports This Belief.
The Fall 2016 dinner was held at Aleo Restaurant, serving fine Italian food. The guest speaker was the Chief of Mission of the OSMTH to the United Nations, who discussed the OSMTH's, and SMOTJ's, involvement in the activities in ECOSOC. The OSMTH is the only Templar order with NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) status with the United Nations.
The Priory held its 2016 spring dinner at the popular East Side restaurant Peking Duck. A multi-course dinner of award-winning Chinese fare was served. The dinner was well attended. The Priory's Chaplain gave a brief talk after dinner.
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