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Order of Malta Australia

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Australian News

  • 31/01/2018

    February 2018 Newsletter is now available

    Our February 2018 Newsletter contains project updates, upcoming events and emergency intervention You can download a copy or read the articles online: Palliative Care Support – in keeping with our Mission The Seventh Order of Malta Asia Pacific conference: 9th to 12th November 2017 Coats for the Homeless – Messages of thanks and 2018 update H.E. […]

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  • 29/01/2018

    Coats for the Homeless – Messages of thanks and 2018 update

    “We extend our appreciation for the recent donation of 12 coats. Due to the extreme coldness in Ceduna recently, our Homeless team donated the jackets to vulnerable people and clients who often sleep rough. We distributed the jackets to 8 men and 4 women. The response was amazing and the feedback positive. The majority of […]

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  • 18/01/2018

    Palliative Care Support – in keeping with our Mission

    The Order of Malta has been active in supporting the provision of quality palliative care in keeping with its mission “to practice charity towards my neighbours, especially the poor and the sick”. In Victoria, for many years the Order has supported St Vincent’s palliative care hostel Caritas Christi in Kew and is a partner, along with […]

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  • 18/01/2018

    Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations – 2018 Dates

    Bringing Lourdes to the malades of Australia Each year, thousands of Australians attend our Lourdes Day Mass celebrations, where they receive a special blessing and a small bottle of Lourdes water. This special mass, which is hosted by Branches of the Order across the country, is open to everybody, but those facing health challenges are particularly encouraged […]

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  • 11/12/2017

    Project update: Services to the homeless in NT in plan for 2018

    Starting from the end of May 2018, coats for the homeless,  blankets and rosary bead kits with prayer cards and medals of the Madonna, will be supplied with the logo of the Order for the winter months in Alice Springs. Member of the Order of Malta in NT will be coordinating the distribution of the above items […]

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  • 11/12/2017

    Project update: Catholic Advocacy Service in Darwin

    The Catholic Advocacy Service (CAS) is an organizational unit within the Catholic Diocese of Darwin established in 2014 by OM NT Group, for the more vulnerable and marginalized sectors of our society. It is aimed to promote social justice and to defend the sanctity of life and human dignity. The main project undertaken by the […]

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  • 11/12/2017

    Fr Joe Caddy EV appointed Magistral Chaplain

    On Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at the general meeting of the Victorian members of the Order, the newly appointed Magistral Chaplain, Fr Joe Caddy EV, was made an interim presentation of his Chaplain’s Cross (the formal presentation will be made at the next Assembly) by Confrere Damian Benson. Fr Joe makes a very welcome addition […]

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  • 11/12/2017

    Christmas gifts for those spending Christmas at treatment units

    Every year, Members of the NSW Branch attend Gorman House Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Unit on Christmas Day to distribute gifts to the residents. The Branch has been involved with the unit since 2006, providing both financial support exceeding $1.8 million and weekly volunteer support in the form of BBQs to socialise with residents during this difficult period. […]

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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.