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Order of Malta Australia

Year 2023

Charitable Works


  • 19/12/2023

    An Update on Holy Family Hospital, Bethlehem

    A Bridge to Hope By Order of Malta Ambassador Michele B. Bowe, GCM Bethlehem is the heart of Christmas. Not that of the North Pole and elves, but the authentic Christian celebration of the birth of the Christ Child. Each December, Manger Square hosts a life-size nativity scene, illuminated by stars and a three-story Christmas [...]

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  • 17/12/2023

    Order of Malta’s flag flies into space with “Axiom 3” mission

    The productive collaboration between the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Ministry of Defence of the Italian Republic is also to be seen in the aerospace sector, with an initiative involving the Order’s flag with the eight-pointed white cross flying beyond the earth’s borders. On behalf of the Order of Malta’s government, the Receiver [...]

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  • 14/12/2023

    GALLERY: 2023 Lourdes Day Healing Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2023 Order of Malta Lourdes Day Healing Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney on Saturday 2 December. A special mention to our Celebrants, volunteers and Members. Please enjoy the beautiful gallery of photos captured by Giovanni Portelli Photography. Music: Your Beauty So Bright. Available to [...]

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  • 12/12/2023

    RECORDING: An Hour of Reflection with Rev Fr Carlo Velardo SDB

    An Hour of Reflection with Rev Fr Carlo Velardo SDB “Maranatha: Come, Lord Jesus”. On 9th December 2023, Rev Fr Carlo Velardo SDB, Magistral Chaplain of the Order of Malta in Thailand, led members and friends in an online Advent reflection upon “Maranatha: Come, Lord Jesus”. This link provides the audio and video recordings of [...]

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  • 27/11/2023

    RECORDING – Lourdes Day Mass, Saturday 2 December 2023 at 10 am AEDT

    The Order of Malta’s annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral is celebrated for the intentions of all Catholic families, but those in need of physical or spiritual healing and support are particularly encouraged to participate and receive a bottle of water brought from the shrine at Lourdes. All those in attendance will receive […]

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  • 19/11/2023

    World Day of the Poor – 19 November 2023

    “Do not turn your face away from anyone who is poor” (Tob 4:7) Sunday 19 November 2023 marked the 7th Annual World Day of the Day Poor. The World Day of the Poor is a Roman Catholic observance, celebrated on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time since 2017. It was established by Pope Francis in his Apostolic Letter, Misericordia et Misera, issued on 20 [...]

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  • 06/11/2023

    HIGHLIGHTS – 2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth

    At the weekend our 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth was held in Sydney. This was our fourth camp and was by far our biggest yet, with disabled guests travelling from across Australia to experience a weekend of unique challenges and activities in a supportive, fun environment. The 87 participants were welcomed [...]

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  • 06/11/2023

    2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth – Day 3 Highlights

    The 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth is our biggest yet. Enjoy the highlights from day 3. The Order of Malta Youth Camps aim to bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship and adventure. We want our Order of Malta [...]

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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.