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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 17/04/2014

    An Easter message

    A Call For Revolutionary Change In November 2013 Pope Francis published an Apostolic Exhortation in English entitled The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium). A group of Order of Malta members recently finished a retreat using it as a text,with commentary/reflections by Gerald O’Collins SJ. It is an electrifying text, as welcome to the laity as […]

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  • 26/03/2014

    Lourdes Healing Mass, QLD – Saturday 3 May 2014 at 10am

    ALL WELCOME! Date: Saturday 3 May 2014 at 10am Location: St. Pashcal’s Church, 30 Warraba Avenue, Wavell Heights This special Mass of Reflection is being celebrated for those who are in need of comfort, care, healing and hope, and for their carers. It is an expression of the Order’s mission to defend the Faith and […]

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  • 17/02/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    On 11th February Members in South Australia hosted Lourdes Day Mass celebrations at St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Adelaide. Despite the temperature on the day reaching 42c, the Mass was well attended. Archbishop Wilson concelebrated the Mass with priests of the Diocese who were suffering from ill health and those working in the health ministry. […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    February 2014 Newsletter is now available for download

    The February 2014 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively, the articles can also be viewed online: Rebuilding lives after Typhoon Haiyan  Syria Crisis: Help for refugees and internally displaced people Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide  Early Christmas present for the people of Railaco, Timor-Leste Helping Catholics defend their beliefs: Order of […]

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  • 20/01/2014

    11th February – Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.  “This event […]

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  • 20/01/2014

    Members in the ACT raise funds for HOME at Movie Night

    On 27th November 2013 Members of the Order resident in ACT hosted a Charity Film Night to raise funds to support HOME at Queanbeyan; a supportive, loving home for 19 men and women with mental illness who cannot live independently or who are at risk of homelessness.  The black tie fundraiser screened ‘The Hunger Games: […]

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  • 06/01/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne

    Report by Denis Fitzgerald, Friday 20 December 2013   THE annual Lourdes Day Mass was celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on a beautiful early-summer morning on Saturday 7 December 2013. There was standing room only in the Cathedral, which reflects the attraction that the Mass has for a wide range of Victorians.  It is an […]

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  • 15/12/2013

    In pictures – 2013 Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Sydney

    On Saturday 7th December at St Mary’s Cathedral, the NSW branch celebrated its fourth annual Lourdes Day Mass. Those who attended received a Blessing for good health and were also provided with a bottle of Lourdes Water for their personal use. Next year’s Mass will be Saturday 6th December at St Mary’s Cathedral. It is […]

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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.