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Saints and BlessedCALENDAR OF LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS

PROPER TO THE ORDER

Saints and Blessed of the Order of Malta

Throughout the nine hundred years as a Religious Order, the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta has been blessed by our Patroness, Our Lady of Philermos and Patron, Saint John the Baptist and by the Saints and the Blessed of the Order.

20 February Dedication of the Principal Church of the Order, Conventual Church of St. John the Baptist in Malta Feast
22 March Blessed Clemens August Cardinal von Galen Memorial
1 April Saint Nuno Alvarez Pereira Memorial
18 May Blessed Gerard Mecatti Memorial
23 May Blessed Vilmos Apor Memorial
28 May Saint Ubaldesca Memorial
12 June Saint Flora of Beaulieu Memorial
19 June Blessed Gerland Memorial
24 June Birthday of St. John the Baptist, Patron of the Order Solemnity
1 July Saint Nicasius Memorial
8 July Blessed Adrian Fortescue Memorial
12 July Blessed David Gunston Memorial
14 July Saint Toscana Memorial
29 August Martyrdom of St. John, the Baptist, Patron of the Order Feast
30 August Blessed Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster Memorial
8 September Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in the Order under the title of “Our Lady of Philermos”,

Patroness of the Order

Solemnity
23 September Saints Zachary and Elizabeth,

Parents of Saint John the Baptist

Memorial
5 October Blessed Peter of Imola Memorial
8 October Saint Hugh Memorial
11 October Saint John XXIII Memorial
13 October Blessed Gerard, Founder

and ‘First Grand Master’ of the Order

Feast
21 October Blessed Karl, Emperor of Austria Memorial
19 November All Saints of the Order Memorial
2 December Blessed Virgin Mary, Cause of Our Joy, venerated

in the Order under the title of “Our Lady of Liesse”

Memorial

 

For further details of these celebrations download Saints and Blessed of the Order of Malta

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.