Dr. Dan Edwards inducted as new member of Order of Alhambra

From left, seated, are new member Sir Noble Dr. Dan Edmunds, Cathy Kennedy Grand Commander, Rev. Thomas Petro, assistant chaplain Alhamar Caravan #4; Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Standing, Lady Noble Ruth Yaple, Master of the Wardrobe; Sir Noble John Brzycki, Lady Noble Ada Magni, Sentinel of the Desert; Patrick Umbra, Supreme Director Region II; Lady Noble Donna Magni, Sentinel of the Tower; Francis Kennedy Vice Grand Commander. Sponsor for Dr. Dan Edmunds was Supreme Director Patrick Umbra. Submitted photo From left, seated, are new member Sir Noble Dr. Dan Edmunds, Cathy Kennedy Grand Commander, Rev. Thomas Petro, assistant chaplain Alhamar Caravan #4; Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Standing, Lady Noble Ruth Yaple, Master of the Wardrobe; Sir Noble John Brzycki, Lady Noble Ada Magni, Sentinel of the Desert; Patrick Umbra, Supreme Director Region II; Lady Noble Donna Magni, Sentinel of the Tower; Francis Kennedy Vice Grand Commander. Sponsor for Dr. Dan Edmunds was Supreme Director Patrick Umbra. - Submitted photo

The Order of Alhambra, local caravan Alhamar 4 inducted new member Dr. Dan Edmunds, ED.D.,D.D.,B.C.S.A May 8.

Dr. Edmunds is a noted psychotherapist, Professor of Existential Psychology, author as well as autism/child development specialist. The order is open to Catholic men and women 18 years or older. The main objective of the Order of Alhambra is to assist intellectually disabled people and provide activities and support for special needs children and adults.

Each year, the order provides scholarships to educate undergraduate students studying to become special education teachers.

Their largest local event is the annual festival for the intellectually disabled to be held Aug. 18.

Donations are always appreciated and may be sent to Alhamar Caravan #4, 17 Belles Ave., Ashley, PA 18706. Checks should be made payable to Alhamar Caravan 4.

For information on becoming a member, contact Patrick Umbra, Supreme Director RII, at 570-822-3597. Initial membership application cost is $155 which includes a fez or sash. Annual dues are $60.

From left, seated, are new member Sir Noble Dr. Dan Edmunds, Cathy Kennedy Grand Commander, Rev. Thomas Petro, assistant chaplain Alhamar Caravan #4; Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Standing, Lady Noble Ruth Yaple, Master of the Wardrobe; Sir Noble John Brzycki, Lady Noble Ada Magni, Sentinel of the Desert; Patrick Umbra, Supreme Director Region II; Lady Noble Donna Magni, Sentinel of the Tower; Francis Kennedy Vice Grand Commander. Sponsor for Dr. Dan Edmunds was Supreme Director Patrick Umbra.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/web1_DR.-DAN-EDMUNDS-INDUCTION.jpgFrom left, seated, are new member Sir Noble Dr. Dan Edmunds, Cathy Kennedy Grand Commander, Rev. Thomas Petro, assistant chaplain Alhamar Caravan #4; Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Standing, Lady Noble Ruth Yaple, Master of the Wardrobe; Sir Noble John Brzycki, Lady Noble Ada Magni, Sentinel of the Desert; Patrick Umbra, Supreme Director Region II; Lady Noble Donna Magni, Sentinel of the Tower; Francis Kennedy Vice Grand Commander. Sponsor for Dr. Dan Edmunds was Supreme Director Patrick Umbra. Submitted photo