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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2019

Charitable Works


  • 13/06/2019

    In the papers: Order of Malta takes on big challenges

    Article from the Catholic Weekly, by Rodrigues - June 5, 2019. Published with permission. Knights gather at St Benedict’s Church in Broadway for the investiture of new members last weekend. PHOTO: Giovanni Portelli Ancient order considers pressing social issues during assembly Former NSW attorney general Greg Smith SC has issued an urgent warning that euthanasia [...]

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  • 13/06/2019

    Malteser International Responds to First Case of Ebola Virus in Uganda

    Cologne/Kampala. Malteser International is intensifying its aid efforts after the confirmation of a first case of the Ebola virus in Uganda. “Our fears in the last months have now been confirmed,” said Roland Hansen, Malteser International’s Team Leader for Africa. “The epidemic in the DR Congo has now spread to a neighboring country. We will [...]

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  • 30/05/2019

    Young Order of Malta Volunteers return to their Pacific roots

    Original article featured in the Catholic Leader Brisbane family rediscover their roots on pilgrimage to a country of simple Christian faith THE small Micronesian nation of Kiribati in the central Pacific Ocean is home to 110,000 people. Of that number, 96 per cent are Christian and 56 per cent are Catholic. Azure blue waters and [...]

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  • 21/05/2019

    Parramatta Community Care Van

    Following the success of our Sydney Community Care Van another van has started operation in Parramatta on a Monday evening between 6pm – 7.30pm. In addition to this a second weekly service will commence operation in the coming months. Volunteers distribute Coats for the Homeless in winter, sun protection in summer and water and hygiene [...]

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  • 17/05/2019

    Order of Malta Korea AGM

    On the 24th of April, the Order of Malta Korea held a general meeting, where Father Jong-su Kim gave a lecture on “Liturgical Calendar and its Meaning”. During the lecture, he explained the structure of the Liturgical Calendar including the two essential components, Easter and Christmas, and emphasized its role as conversion of secular time [...]

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  • 17/05/2019

    A family affair – three generations assist at Bread for the Weekend

    In April 2019, the Bread for the Weekend project completed three services to underfed seniors who attend Myung Hwi Won. One of these services was particularly special. On 25 April, Theresa Yoosun Chung who serves as auditor of the Order of Malta Korea, invited both her mother Maria Moonim Lee and her 13 month old [...]

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  • 08/05/2019

    COLD. WET. VULNERABLE. How would you survive a night on the streets?

    LIFE ON THE STREETS IS CRUEL. SHOW THEM THAT SOMEONE CARES. BUY A COAT FOR THE HOMELESS. On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless. With homeless shelters struggling with increasing demand for their services, turning more and more people away, our Coats for the Homeless are a vital resource for [...]

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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.