Our purpose is to help preserve the rich and colorful history of The Orders of Knights Hospitaller (St. John, St. Lazarus, St. James of the Sword, St. John of God, etc.) as members of these ancient religious orders, dedicated to hospital work, ambulance services, care of the poor and needy, etc.
We provide our members with extensive educational opportunities in monastic and natural medicines, licensure through the Church of Hope, networking with like-minded professionals, online training programs, worldwide seminaries and congresses, and more...
According to our Constitution:
I. To disseminate the healing principles of the medical mission and function as a Church of special ministry, being a religious Order to receive, preserve, and propagate His doctrines and ordinances.
II. To preserve, protect, and disseminate the sacred medical teachings, the Sacred Scripture and divine Traditions of our forefathers - to be preserved, guarded, cataloging, digitally preserving, and disseminating rapidly disappearing medical texts and scripture to be taught and promote the traditions of monastic medicine and nature cure.
III. To sanction, direct, and govern our member practitioners.
IV. To establish, equip, staff and maintain humanitarian relief and medical treatment centers and hospitals.
V. To promote and participate in all phases of education of practitioners, physicians, therapists, nursing staff, paramedical and nutritional care personnel.
VI. To raise relief funds for all these humanitarian, organizational, and medical needs.
VII. To promote peace and prosperity, by diplomacy, cooperation and consensus.
VIII. To cooperate with IGO's (Intergovernmental Organizations), NGO's (Non-governmental Organizations), and Governmental Organizations for purposes humanitarian and medical needs.
IX. To cooperate with indigenous peoples and nations to assist in preserving indigenous and traditional medicines, to maintain, control, protect and develop healing cultural heritages, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.
SMOKH (Knights of Hope) are a part of the United Grand Priories of the Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.
SMOCH (Church of Hope) is a Missionary Diocese of the Iglesia Catolica del Oriente en Brasil, Latinoamérica y Caribe.
Ecclesiastical Province of the Eastern Chaldean Church in Brazil
Crown of Ethiopia
International Parliament for Safety and Peace
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