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.
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 Vicariate of the Iglesia Catolica del Oriente en Brasil, Latinoamérica y Caribe.
Ecclesiastical Province of the Eastern Chaldean Church in Brazi
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INVESTITURE - TAMPA, NOV. 17, 2013