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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 10/02/2020

    Members provide support, companionship and solidarity with bushfire victims

    Despite the torrential rain this weekend, members again visited the parishes of Batemans Bay and Moruya where they received a warm welcome from both the parish priests and congregations. Although the initial phase of the disaster is over, Fr Martin from Batemans Bay mentioned the value the Order of Malta brings to the community by [...]

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  • 02/02/2020

    Members in North Eastern Region gather for Mass, meal and meeting

    Wednesday 29th January saw the Order of Malta's North Eastern Region membership gather in excellent numbers for our tradition of Mass, meal and meeting. Conventional Chaplain Ad Honorem Bishop Ken Howell with Magistral Chaplains Frs. David Pascoe and Gerard McMorrow celebrated with members and guests. Our meeting was very fruitful with strong support and concrete [...]

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  • 30/01/2020

    Our February 2020 Newsletter is now available

    Our latest newsletter is now available! Download a copy of our  February 2020 Newsletter If you wish to be added to our distribution list, please register your details using our online form and we will send you a copy. Want to read the stories online? Visit our News Area. Tweet

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  • 29/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Members visit affected communities

    On the Australia Day long weekend, Members of the Order of Malta visited church communities in the Batemans Bay area to provide solidarity with victims of the bushfires and work with local organisations to understand where best the Order of Malta can direct its assistance. Members attended masses at St Bernard’s, Batehaven and Sacred Heart, [...]

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  • 28/01/2020

    Order of Malta honors Australian Jesuit

    The Sovereign Order of Malta's ambassador to Thailand, His Excellency Michael Mann (right), presents Father Michael Kelly SJ with the Grand Cross 'pro piis meritis' pro Merito Melitensi on Jan. 25. Original article published UCA News reporter, Bangkok, Thailand January 27, 2020  Bangkok-based Father Michael Kelly recognized for his efforts to help Pakistani Christians resettle [...]

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  • 28/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Support provided to impacted communities in SA

    In addition to support provided to impacted communities in NSW and VIC, the Order of Malta have provided a further $15,000 in food vouchers to those affected by the bushfires in SA. “I was humbled to meet one bushfire victim this afternoon and hear his deeply personal bushfire survival story. He recounted with deep emotion [...]

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  • 22/01/2020

    Order of Malta donated Medical Van to health centre in Ubon Ratchathani

    Report by Arian Borg Cardona "Last November when members were delivering much needed blankets and equipment to the villages affected by the great floods we visited a medical Centre for the elderly in Ubon Ratchathani to donate blankets, medicines and diapers. We noticed that they had no vehicles to visit the sick at home or [...]

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  • 21/01/2020

    Night Mission project launches to assist the homeless in Singapore

    20 members and volunteers of the Singapore Association attended their kick-off session of the Night Mission project. The session started with an orientation conducted by Catholic Welfare Services who runs this programme for the homeless. The group was divided into three smaller groups and all set out at 11 pm to visit the homeless in [...]

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  • 12/01/2020

    BUSHFIRE UPDATE: Members visit South Eastern Relief Centre

    Members of the Order of Malta has reacted to the bushfire crisis by connecting directly with the Parishes involved and offering immediate assistance In a sign of solidarity and support, members of the South Eastern region joined the parishioners at East Gippsland at Bairnsdale’s St Marys Church to pray for those most in need during [...]

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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.