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Order of Malta Australia


Lourdes Day Mass celebrated at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Adelaide


On Tuesday February 10th Members celebrated their annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Adelaide and distributed Lourdes water to the congregation.

The mass was celebrated by Fr Philip Marshall and in his homily, he reminded us that at times the sick can be defined by their illness. He shared the story of Jen Vanier founder of the L’Arche community who looked deeply into the eyes of a severely disabled boy remarking how beautiful he was. Fr Phillip said these were words perhaps the boy had not heard for a long time, if ever.

The Lourdes Mass is a timely reminder of God’s unconditional love for us. Through the intercession of Blessed Mary we are reminded of how loved we are.

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.