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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 18/01/2024

    Holy Family Hospital stands ready to care for newborns and mothers despite the war

    Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem is located 1,500 steps from the birthplace of Christ. It is a state-of-the-art maternity and neonatal critical care centre serving poor and at-risk women, infants, and children throughout the region. It serves without regard to religion, ethnicity, or ability to pay. The running costs of the hospital are heavily subsidised by [...]

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  • 18/01/2024

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

    The productive collaboration between the 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. In December, on behalf of the Order of Malta’s government, the Receiver […]

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  • 05/01/2024

    Celebrating Christmas by being of service to others

    On the Wednesday before Christmas Order of Malta volunteers, Maria and Maddie, prepared a Christmas feast for our guests at the Community Care Kitchen in Bondi. On the menu was tempura prawns, cherries and roast Turkey. They even set out Christmas crackers for our guests. The kicthen continues to go from strength to strength with [...]

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  • 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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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.