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Order of Malta Australia


11th February – Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide


Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.

 “This event is a manifestation of the Order’s commitment to serve the sick and the poor” explains the Order’s President, Dr Ian Marshall AE KC*SG. “It is one way Members of the Order fulfill their mission to nurture, witness and protect the faith and of serving the poor and the sick representing the Lord.

Th enext Mass is to be celebrated in Adelaide. ALL WELCOME

Date: 11th  February 2014

Time: 10am

Location: St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Adelaide

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The Australian Association

The Australian Association, formed in 1974, currently has in excess of 300 members and aspirant members across every State and Territory of Australia. We also have ongoing and strong links with the Order’s National Associations throughout the Asia Pacific Region including in Singapore and the Philippines and with members of the Order in New Zealand, Hong Kong SAR, Thailand and Korea. The Order of Malta is committed to serving Our Lords the Poor and Sick worldwide and has done so for over 900 years. This website shares with you the history, mission and current activities of the Order of Malta in Australia, and provides links to the work of the Order world-wide.