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Order of Malta Australia


Mass to celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Gerard, Founder the Order of Malta


To celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Gerard, Founder and First Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, members, candidates and volunteers across the Asia Pacific region joined a livestreamed Mass from the Cathedral of St Stephen, Brisbane.

Most Rev Bishop Ken Howell, Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane and Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem, and Magistral Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow concelebrated this special Mass and eleven local members were also able to participate.

Recording courtesy of Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane.

In Sydney, Fr James McCarthy also celebrated a Mass from from St Aloysius Catholic Church, Cronulla:

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.