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Order of Malta Australia


Gallery: 2017 Pilgrimage to Lourdes


Each May, Knights, Dames and volunteers from the Order of Malta all over the world travel to Lourdes, France as pilgrims. Many Associations bring with them sick and disabled (referred to as “Malades” in French).

The Lourdes pilgrimage offers a unique opportunity to fully experience the charism of the Order, through service to the sick and the poor, while joining together with members of the Order from across the globe in an international community of service and faith.

The Australian delegation, often partner with the Irish delegation to assist with the care the malades.

View our gallery of pictures from this year’s pilgrimage:

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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.