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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 09/12/2019

    Singapore Indoor Stadium filled to capacity for the 4th Lourdes Experience

    On Saturday, members of the #OrderofMalta in Singapore hosted its fourth Lourdes Experience. The celebration was held at Singapore Indoor Stadium that was filled to capacity. Hundreds of litres of water from Lourdes, France, was imported and packaged for giveaway to pilgrims at the stadium. There was a healing Mass presided by Archbishop William Goh, [...]

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  • 09/12/2019

    1,200 people attend annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral

    The annual Lourdes Day Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral was held on the 7th December and was celebrated by the Most Reverend Archbishop Peter Comensoli and concelebrated by the Order’s Chaplains. An estimated 1,200 people attended the Mass who all received packages containing Lourdes Water, Rosary Beads and prayer material. We had 32 members in [...]

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  • 02/12/2019

    Order of Malta Asia Pacific Conference 2019

    Between 21 and 24 November, members of the Order of Malta in Australia hosted 98 delegates for the Annual Asia Pacific Conference of the Order of Malta in Melbourne. The Asia Pacific conference is the only annual international conference of the 900 year old organisation worldwide attended by both the Grand Chancellor and Grand Hospitaller. [...]

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  • 02/12/2019

    One knight and four dames invested at Myungdong Cathederal in Seoul, Korea

    On Tuesday, 26 November members of the Order of Malta Korea held an investiture at Myungdong Cathederal in Seoul. One knight and four dames were invested at a holy mass celebrated by H.E. Cardinal Andrew Soo-jung Yeom and co-celebrated by H.E. Archbishop Alfred Xuereb, Apostolic Nuncio to Korea, H.E. Bishop Kyu-man Cho and H.E. Bishop [...]

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  • 21/11/2019

    Regional Hospitaller, Danny Higgins awarded Community Leader Award

    Community-minded: Catholic Church Insurance regional manager Hugh Easton (left) presents Danny Higgins with the Community Leader of the Year Award 2019. Credit: Catholic Leader. Original article published in Catholic Leader, November 21, 2019 COMMUNITY Leader of the Year award winner Danny Higgins said he draws his strength from Christ’s example as he ministers to those [...]

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  • 13/11/2019

    This Christmas please consider a Coat for the Homeless on your gift list

    As we approach the end of 2019 and start preparations for Christmas, members of the Order of Malta Australia would like to thank everyone who has supported our activities this year. In 2019 our projects have made a huge difference to some of the most vulnerable people in our community and our sincerest appreciation goes [...]

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  • 13/11/2019

    World Day of the Poor 2019

    On the occasion of the Third World Day of the Poor, which is celebrated on Sunday 17 November, the Sovereign Order of Malta is once again organising numerous initiatives to bear witness to its daily presence alongside people in need, in 120 countries around the world. In a letter to all heads of diplomatic missions, [...]

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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.