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Order of Malta Australia


Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations – 2018 Dates


Bringing Lourdes to the malades of Australia

Each year, thousands of Australians attend our Lourdes Day Mass celebrations, where they receive a special blessing and a small bottle of Lourdes water.

This special mass, which is hosted by Branches of the Order across the country, is open to everybody, but those facing health challenges are particularly encouraged to attend.

Upcoming celebrations:

Saturday 10 February – St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Adelaide at 9.30am

Saturday 5 May – Wavell Heights church, Brisbane at 10am

Saturday 1 December – St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney

Saturday 1 December – St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne

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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.