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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2014

Charitable Works


  • 22/05/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Healing Mass, QLD

    On Saturday 3 May, the Queensland Branch celebrated it’s annual Lourdes Healing Mass at St. Pashcal’s Church, Wavell Heights. This special Mass of Reflection is  celebrated for those who are in need of comfort, care, healing and hope, and for their carers. It is an expression of the Order’s mission to defend the Faith and […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Inauguration Ceremony for the new orphanage at Hera

    On 29 April an Inauguration Ceremony was held for the opening of a new orphanage in Hera. The construction of the orphanage was funded by the Order of Malta and will be operated by the Dominican Sisters of Timor-Leste.  The ceremony was attended by the First lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak, Father Santiago […]

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  • 12/05/2014

    Project update: Delivery of Medicines presented to the First Lady of Timor-Leste

    At the end of April, the Australian Association delivered another consignment of pharmaceuticals to Timor-Leste.  The Order’s Ambassador, David Scarf AM delivered the medicines to the First Lady of Timor-Leste, Srª Isabel Ferreira Ruak in the Presidential Palace, who then presented them to Sisters Cristina and Monica from the Congregation of the Sisters of the […]

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  • 04/05/2014

    Ipswich City Council supports Coats for the Homeless with $20,000 donation

    On Thursday 3rd April, Members of the Order in Queensland hosted a Fundraising Breakfast for the Coats for the Homeless project. The annual Fundraiser, which is now in it’s third year, was attended by 140 people, including guest speaker Mayor Paul Pisasale. Mayor Paul Pisasale’s speech expressed great enthusiasm for the project and he pledged […]

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  • 02/05/2014

    Download the April 2014 Gorman House Newsletter

    Download the Gorman House April 2014 Newsletter About Gorman House: Gorman House is a 20 bed detoxification unit which offers shelter to some of  Sydney’s most marginalised and problematic population sufferring from severe drug and alcohol problems, and who are often refused services by other agencies. Many have multiple addictions and some have histories of […]

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  • 17/04/2014

    An Easter message

    A Call For Revolutionary Change In November 2013 Pope Francis published an Apostolic Exhortation in English entitled The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium). A group of Order of Malta members recently finished a retreat using it as a text,with commentary/reflections by Gerald O’Collins SJ. It is an electrifying text, as welcome to the laity as […]

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  • 31/03/2014

    Myanmar: Unrest in Sittwe/Rakhine State

    Malteser International calls for reopening of humanitarian space Malteser International is deeply concerned about the attacks having started on 26 March 2014 against the premises of international relief organisations and of the UN in Sittwe, Rakhine State, and calls all involved actors for a joint effort to reopen the humanitarian space in Sittwe again. “As […]

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  • 26/03/2014

    Lourdes Healing Mass, QLD – Saturday 3 May 2014 at 10am

    ALL WELCOME! Date: Saturday 3 May 2014 at 10am Location: St. Pashcal’s Church, 30 Warraba Avenue, Wavell Heights This special Mass of Reflection is being celebrated for those who are in need of comfort, care, healing and hope, and for their carers. It is an expression of the Order’s mission to defend the Faith and […]

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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.