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Order of Malta Australia


Interview – An Hour with Principal Chaplain Archbishop Mark Coleridge


Learn more about the Principal Chaplain of the Australian Association of the Order of Malta, Archbishop Mark Coleridge, who also explains the role of a Chaplain and provides insights into the Order’s Mission and the Plenary Council, in an interview with Justice Martin Daubney AM KMG.



1:47 Journey to Priesthood

8:27 Surprises in the Lord’s Vineyard

16:31 The Order of Malta’s Mission

21:48 The Order’s Lay-Religious Spirituality

27:11 The Vital Role of Chaplains

33:10 The Beginnings of the Plenary Council

42:06 Listening and Discerning with the Holy Spirit

55:50 Laity is Important in the Church

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.