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Order of Malta Australia


Fr Joe Caddy EV appointed Magistral Chaplain


On Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at the general meeting of the Victorian members of the Order, the newly appointed Magistral Chaplain, Fr Joe Caddy EV, was made an interim presentation of his Chaplain’s Cross (the formal presentation will be made at the next Assembly) by Confrere Damian Benson.

Fr Joe makes a very welcome addition to the Order. A special thanks to the Most Rev Terry Curtin, Auxiliary Bishop in the Melbourne Archdiocese and Chaplain of the Order, for facilitating the nomination and appointment of Fr Joe.

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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.