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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 20/01/2021

    29th World Day of the Sick 2021 – Thursday, February 11, 2021

    The Order of Malta Philippines invites you to the 29th World Day of the Sick Celebration to be held on 11 February 2021, Thursday, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, at the Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. The Eucharistic Celebration will be presided by [...]

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  • 18/01/2021

    Archbishop Philip Wilson – requiescat in pace

    Our former Principal Chaplain, Archbishop Philip Wilson, was called to God yesterday, Sunday. He was the former Bishop of Wollongong and Archbishop of Adelaide as well as a former president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference. He performed his duties as our Principal Chaplain with energy, grace, distinction and respect from our members for the work [...]

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  • 06/01/2021

    One year on from the fires – Conjola residents gather

    On Saturday 2 January residents of Conjolo gathered to commemorate the first year anniversary of the devastating fires that impacted them on the property of Frank and Lynne Condello. The Condellos property was destroyed by the fires. They are currently living in a caravan and a ‘pod’ (fitted out shipping container) on their property while they’re [...]

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  • 25/12/2020

    The First Baby of Christmas in Bethlehem 2020

    Holy Family Hospital’s all-Palestinian staff of 172 have been eagerly awaiting the first Christmas baby as a sign of hope against the grim backdrop of Covid in Bethlehem. That first baby of Christmas was born at the Hospital at 2:05 am and was greeted by the peal of Bethlehem’s Christmas bells. Baby Gayth was expertly [...]

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  • 24/12/2020

    NER Advent Mass and Dinner 2020

    The evening of 18th December 2020 saw the North Eastern Region of the Order of Malta celebrate our traditional Advent Mass. Principal celebrant was Brisbane Archbishop Mark Coleridge, the Chief Chaplain for our Order in Australia, concelebrating with Conventual Chaplain ad Honorem Bishop Ken Howell, Magistral Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow, Parish Priest Fr Grzegorz Gawel [...]

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  • 24/12/2020

    Rosary and Carols Christmas Cheer

    Twas the night before Christmas Eve, President Justice James Douglas KHD, Vice President Professor Michelle Campbell DMG and National Hospitaller John Murphy KMG shared a special "Rosary and Carols" Zoom with Order of Malta Members, Candidates, Volunteers and family from across Australia (including relatives in South Africa and Kiribati). Beyond a tumultuous year, praying the [...]

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  • 23/12/2020

    Christmas message of the Lieutenant of Grand Master

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, What we are about to experience is a Christmas very different from all the others. It is usually a time of sharing and of being close to our loved ones, especially the elderly and the sick. Christmas this year [...]

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  • 23/12/2020

    A “Spiritual Health Check” – Order of Malta Thailand Annual Retreat

    On 29 November, 2020,  our Magistral Chaplain Fr.Carlo held a day retreat for Order of Malta Thailand  at the Salesian Provincial Center Bangkok that was well attended and well received by all. The retreat began with Members, Aspirants, and Friends of the Order of Malta Thailand attending the Eucharistic Celebration with Fr. Carlo as the co-celebrant at the [...]

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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.