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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 26/05/2022

    Coats for the Homeless – stories from the streets

    Often in our Coats for the Homeless work we find ourselves building relationships with regulars who turn up time and time again at our designated spots. One of our favourites is Aunty Jane. We first met Jane as a grateful recipient of one of the Order of Malta’s Coats and since then she has always [...]

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  • 25/05/2022

    Fr Malcolm Fyfe MSC celebrates 60th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination

    Congratulations to Order of Malta Magistral Chaplain, Fr Malcolm Fyfe MSC , who celebrated his 60th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination last night.  It was a beautiful occasion of great warmth at St Paul’s Catholic Church, Nightcliff.   – Fr Malcom was appointed to Monivae College, Hamilton (1961 to 1977) just prior to ordination.  Monivae was […]

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  • 16/05/2022

    National Volunteer Week

    National Volunteer Week  will be held on 16 – 22 May 2022. We take this opportunity to thank all of our amazing volunteers and share some of their reflections on why they volunteer and what they get from the experiences. “Becoming an Order of Malta Volunteer (OMV) welcomes me to care for people in need, [...]

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  • 15/05/2022

    COLD. WET. COVID-19. The homeless are more vulnerable than ever this winter.

    For those we serve at our food services and through our volunteer Community Care teams, we are acutely aware that the homeless are more vulnerable than ever this winter. At the beginning of the pandemic, in addition to distributing our specially designed Coats for the Homeless across Australia, our teams of volunteers also assembled and [...]

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  • 08/05/2022

    Mother’s Day: Order of Malta in Brisbane serve over 100 meals through ECM

    Celebrating Mother's Day, the Order of Malta in Brisbane helped to prepare and serve a special bacon, egg and sausage BBQ to over 100 people, through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) Homeless Sanctuary. Volunteers from the Order of Malta, ECM and the Australian Catholic University (ACU) worked happily together in providing welcoming meals, friendly conversations [...]

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  • 07/05/2022

    Order of Malta returns to Lourdes following hiatus during pandemic

    The Sanctuary at Lourdes, France has reopened and been made ready for pilgrims after being closed for two years due to Covid-19. In the first weekend of May, the first large scale pilgrimage group to return to Lourdes was the Order of Malta for their 64th International Pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady and [...]

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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.