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Order of Malta Australia


2019 Lourdes Day Mass in Sydney


On the 7 December, members if Melbourne Sydney hosted Lourdes Day Mass where attendees receive small bottles of water from the grotto at Lourdes, France and receive a blessing for good health.

Approximately 750 people attended the mass at St Mary’s Cathedral. It was celebrated again by His Grace, Archbishop Anthony Fisher with three of our conventional chaplains as concelebrants. Of the attendees at St Mary’s, 60 were malades accompanied by carers, including two sisters and some residents from the Little Sisters of the Poor Complex at Randwick. 40 Knights and Dames from the region were in attendance as well as a visiting American Knight.

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.