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Order of Malta Australia


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 founded by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. He was headmaster and Superior (1969 to 1977) and taught Mathematics (Pure, Applied and General) for 14 years.
  • – Fr Malcolm was appointed to Bangalore (1987 to 2003), to set up MSC Seminary and Congregation.
  • – Malcolm has been in Darwin for 17 years.  He was appointed to the Diocese of Darwin, (1978 to 1983) where he was Director of Catholic Education NT, and Religious Superior of his congregation.
  • – He is currently Vicar General with a full spectrum of responsibilities.

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.