This website uses technical and assimilated cookies as well as user-profiling third party cookies in a grouped format to simplify online navigation and to protect the use of services. To find out more or to refuse consent to the use of one or any of the cookies, click here. Closing this banner, browsing this page or clicking on anything will be taken as consent to the use of cookies.


Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 21/01/2016

    Save the Date: Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations

    The Lourdes Day mass is an important event for the Order of Malta with Branches organising annual celebrations each year. The celebrations are open to all but those who are sick or facing health challenges and wanting good health are particularly encouraged to attend. A blessing of good health takes place during the celebration of […]

    Read more
  • 14/12/2015

    Young Order of Malta Qld member receives Community Leader Award

    Pictured: Brisbane ?Archbishop Mark Coleridge congratulates Joseph Grogan, recipient of the annual Community Leader award for Volunteer of the Year 2015, presented by The Catholic Leader in recognition of Joseph’s dedication to the Young Adult Ministry (YAM) of the Cathedral of St Stephen and the Young Order of Malta (Qld). Volunteer of the Year Joe […]

    Read more
  • 14/12/2015

    Warm Welcome at Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary's Cathedral

    Hundreds congregated at St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 5th December for the annual Lourdes Day Mass celebration, hosted by the Order of Malta. Principal Celebrant Bishop Terry Brady gave a warm welcome to all comers, offering them the option to receive a blessing with Lourdes water. Bottles of water from Lourdes were distributed by Members […]

    Read more
  • 14/12/2015

    Annual Lourdes Day Mass fills St Patrick’s Cathedral

    Tuesday 8 December 2015 Article from: Media and Communications Office, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne ON SATURDAY, 5 December, a full St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne joined the celebration of the Lourdes Day Mass. The Mass was concelebrated by Archbishop Denis Hart, along with Auxiliary Bishop Terry Curtin and four other priests. The Lourdes Day mass […]

    Read more
  • 10/12/2015

    This Christmas Help Take the Heat off the Homeless

    A new initiative by Knights and Dames of the NSW Order of Malta has begun delivering water and sun-protection, to the Sydney’s rough sleepers during the summer months. The weekly service will be provided by Order volunteers and a trained nurse, provided by St Vincent’s Hospital, to administer healthcare to those living on the street. […]

    Read more
  • 08/10/2015

    October 2015 Newsletter is now available to download

    Download a copy of our October 2015 Newsletter: Alternatively, read the articles online: Same sex marriage: Evolution or deconstruction of marriage and the family? Monsoon flooding in South and South East Asia – Disaster Risk Reduction Q&A with Community Care Van Volunteer, Paul Bettar Timor Plaza Order of Malta Medical Clinic – update Nurse Volunteer […]

    Read more
  • 07/09/2015

    Coats for the Homeless – 2015 Distribution

    Letters of thanks from those we serve “On behalf of St Jude’s and St. Brigid’s Conference members we would appreciate if you could convey our appreciation to your fellow Knights of Malta for the donation of 9 overcoats. The homeless sleep in a variety of places in our Dubbo community. People who have received these […]

    Read more
  • 03/09/2015

    Q&A with Community Care Van Volunteer, Paul Bettar

    In the July 2015 Newsletter we reported a new project – the NSW Branch Community Care Van. The project has been sunning since June and provides healthcare and the Order’s Coats for the Homeless to Sydney’s poor, sick and homeless on a weekly basis. Regular volunteer, Paul Bettar, provides some insight in the project.   […]

    Read more
  • 24/07/2015

    Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne and Sydney

    The Order of Malta invites you to the Lourdes Day Mass, a mass for the sick and fragile in our community. A blessing of the sick will follow the celebrationof the Liturgy with water brought from the spring at the shrine of Lourdes. It is a manifestation of the Order’s commitment to fulfill their mission […]

    Read more

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.