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Order of Malta Australia


Fra’ Marco Luzzago – Solemn funeral on Tuesday 14 June


The Lying in State of Fra’ Marco Luzzago, Lieutenant of the Grand Master, who died of a sudden illness on 7 June last, will be held in the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino, in the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Magistral Villa complex in Rome.

To allow all those who wish to pay their respects to the head of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino will be open on Friday from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.

Saturday 11 June, Sunday 12 June and Monday 13 June it will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entrance from Piazza Cavalieri di Malta, 4 Rome.

The solemn funeral of Fra’ Marco Luzzago will take place on Tuesday 14 June at 11 a.m., in the Basilica dei Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio in Rome. The funeral will be live streamed via Youtube at the following link:

Messages of condolence may be sent to:

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.