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Order of Malta Australia

Australian News

  • 26/02/2013

    Kairos Catholic Journal – Order of Malta celebrations in Rome

    Read the Kairos Catholic Journal article on the Order’s celebrations in Rome:   Other articles: Rome celebrates ancient Order:

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  • 21/02/2013

    Order of Malta Anniversary Mass in Adelaide

    On 15th February a special mass was held in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Adelaide to the 900th Anniversary of the foundation of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and Malta, as a Religious Order by Pope Paschal II. The mass recognised the many Saints and Blessed of the Order and was celebrated […]

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  • 19/02/2013

    Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    On Monday 11th February as large congregation attended the Lourdes Day Mass celebrations at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral in Adelaide. The mass was celebration by Archbishop Philip Wilson DD JCL and Members from the Order if South Australia helped to distribute Lourdes water to those who attended.

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  • 07/02/2013

    Coats for the Homeless Coffee Morning

    Last year our Members in Queensland hosted a breakfast morning to raise funds for the Coats for the Homeless project. The event was such a huge success that it was suggested that the idea be taken up nationally. Therefore in the month of July we are asking our Members and supporters across to hold our […]

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  • 05/02/2013

    Coats for the Homeless project to expand in 2013

    Following the success of the 2012 Coats for the Homeless distribution, we are now in the planning stages of the 2013 project. This year the Order is committed to increasing the volume of Coats we manufacture to 2,500 (an increase of 25% on 2012). Despite the huge success and support received for this project, every […]

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  • 15/01/2013

    Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide and Brisbane

    Due to the large number of pilgrims unable to make the long journey to France, every year Members of the Order of Malta, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in their state capitals. Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. […]

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  • 10/12/2012

    Standing room only at Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne

    The Order’s Victorian activities for 2012 ended on a triumphant note with the Lourdes Day Mass for the Sick and Frail at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday 1st December 2012. The great Cathedral was standing room only and all of the 2000 packs were distributed. Our Conventual Chaplain ad honorum Dr Denis Hart concelebrated the […]

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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.