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  • 27/11/2023

    RECORDING – Lourdes Day Mass, Saturday 2 December 2023 at 10 am AEDT

    The Order of Malta’s annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral is celebrated for the intentions of all Catholic families, but those in need of physical or spiritual healing and support are particularly encouraged to participate and receive a bottle of water brought from the shrine at Lourdes. All those in attendance will receive […]

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  • 19/11/2023

    World Day of the Poor – 19 November 2023

    “Do not turn your face away from anyone who is poor” (Tob 4:7) Sunday 19 November 2023 marked the 7th Annual World Day of the Day Poor. The World Day of the Poor is a Roman Catholic observance, celebrated on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time since 2017. It was established by Pope Francis in his Apostolic Letter, Misericordia et Misera, issued on 20 [...]

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  • 06/11/2023

    HIGHLIGHTS – 2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth

    At the weekend our 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth was held in Sydney. This was our fourth camp and was by far our biggest yet, with disabled guests travelling from across Australia to experience a weekend of unique challenges and activities in a supportive, fun environment. The 87 participants were welcomed [...]

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  • 06/11/2023

    2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth – Day 3 Highlights

    The 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth is our biggest yet. Enjoy the highlights from day 3. The Order of Malta Youth Camps aim to bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship and adventure. We want our Order of Malta [...]

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  • 06/11/2023

    Compassion for those with no home

    On Saturday 4 November the North-Central Region conducted a further food distribution for the homeless. Our program delivers a nutritious meal to homeless people living rough, often in bushland where many of the homeless camp. For the first time we had two teams which meant we had the ability to distribute food in both the [...]

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  • 05/11/2023

    Mass for the Sick in Thailand

    On the morning of Saturday 4th November, Members of the Order of Malta-Thailand and volunteers gathered at Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Pathum Thani, where malades and their families gathered for the Mass of the Sick and blessings from our Magistral Chaplain Fr.Carlo and the Parish Priest Fr.Adriano. After mass 150 survival bags were [...]

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  • 04/11/2023

    2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth – Day 2 Highlights

    The 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth is our biggest yet. Enjoy the highlights from day 2. Missed the nighlights from day 1? Watch now. The Order of Malta Youth Camps aim to bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship [...]

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  • 03/11/2023

    2023 Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth – Day 1 Highlights

    The 2023 Order of Malta Australia Camp for Disabled Youth is our biggest yet. Enjoy the highlights from day 1. The Order of Malta Youth Camps aim to bring together young people with disabilities, volunteers and carers for a once in a lifetime experience of fun, friendship and adventure. We want our Order of Malta [...]

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  • 30/10/2023

    Bishop Umbers leads reflection upon “Fraternity to Heal the World”

    On 28 October 2023, Bishop Richard Umbers, Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem Order of Malta, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Sydney, led around 20 members and friends in an online reflection upon “Fraternity to Heal the World”. This link provides the audio and video recordings of Bishop Umbers’ reflection: Reflection with Bishop Richard Umbers - [...]

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  • 24/10/2023

    12th Order of Malta Asia Pacific Conference held in Seoul

    The 12th Asia Pacific Conference of the Order of Malta was held in Seoul, South Korea between October 18 and 22. Over 50 representatives from National Associations, Delegations and Embassies of the Order of Malta across the two continents gathered to discuss how to strengthen works and initiatives in this area of the world. 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.