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Order of Malta Australia


  • 17/05/2024

    Two Catholic lay orders coming together in the Holy Land in the name of peace

    Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem and Sovereign Order of Malta deliver humanitarian aid in Gaza His Beatitude, Pierbattista Cardinal Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem today entered Gaza and reached the parish of the Holy Family for a pastoral visit. Together with His Beatitude was Fra’ Alessandro de Franciscis, Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Accompanying [...]

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  • 13/05/2024

    Provide warmth and comfort this winter. Buy a Coat for the Homeless.

    You’ve probably heard on the news about predicted wet winter Australians will experience this year. You may have also heard that the flu season has started earlier this year with experts fearing we will experience a record number of cases in 2024. This paints a particularly grim outlook for the vulnerable homeless community. Sadly, the [...]

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  • 09/05/2024

    Creating Leaders Alumni update – studying Computer Science at university

    Last year the Creating Leaders program bid farewell to Joaquim, who graduated from his school. Joaquim has ambitions to become a proficient computer scientist or software engineer and has gone on to study Computer Science at the Dili Institute of Technology. He is enjoying his first semester, which also includes language classes in Portuguese, English, [...]

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  • 07/05/2024

    Order of Malta’s 66th international pilgrimage to Lourdes – Highlights

    Some seven thousand people, from 46 different nations, participated in the annual Order of Malta International pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Amongst them there were 1,200 malades, including 750 young people aged 8 to 35, as well as 230 priests, 12 deacons, 231 doctors and 152 nurses. Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap led the pilgrimage for [...]

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  • 01/05/2024

    Coats for the Homeless – 2024 distribution locations

    Our 2024 Coats for the Homeless distribution is underway. This winter will  distribute 4,000 Coats and Care Packs to homeless Australians. Please continue to visit this page as we add new distribution locations. Note: we cannot guarantee availability as supply is limited! NSW Every Monday and Thursday 5.15 – 6.45pm – Sydney CBD, Order of [...]

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  • 26/04/2024

    Prayer Intentions taken to Lourdes

    Today our Australian contingent of 36 members, malades and friends depart for the Order of Malta annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. They will be carrying all of our supporters and members in their prayers at Lourdes along with 58 Prayer Intentions which will be confidentially put into a sealed envelope and placed on the altar at [...]

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  • 26/04/2024

    Anzac Day Rosary 2024

    Order of Malta Members, Candidates and friends from across Australia shared the National Rosary online to commemorate Anzac Day. Lest We Forget. The Luminous Mysteries were offered particularly for all who have served and continue to serve in defence of the Commonwealth of Australia. Personal prayer petitions were also shared for: All who serve in [...]

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  • 22/04/2024

    Welcome to our new Creating Leaders student

    Welcome to our new Creating Leaders Scholarship student! Jessica is 15 years old and is the eldest of four siblings. She is currently in the 10th grade is a promising student with aspirations to become a doctor. Due to illness her father is unable to continue working and her mother’s modest income selling water and [...]

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  • 16/04/2024

    Recording: An Hour of Reflection with the Very Rev Danny Meagher

    OVERREACH OF THE STATE IN AUSTRALIA TODAY Very Rev Danny Meagher, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney and Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem of the Order of Malta Watch the recording: Reflection with Bishop Danny Meagher - 13 April 2024 We are grateful for Bishop Danny Meagher for providing a reflection last Saturday morning to members and friends of [...]

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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.