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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 20/12/2019

    Wising Everyone a Happy, Healthy and Holy Christmas

    Artwork by Catarino Bere - one of our Creating Leaders Scholarship students. Creating Leaders is an Order of Malta scholarship program in Timor-Leste. The Scholarships support underprivileged children, many of whom are orphans, to participate in formal continuing education. Thank you to all our members, volunteer and supporters who have allowed us to achieve so [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    2019 Lourdes Day Mass in Sydney

    On the 7 December, members if Melbourne Sydney hosted Lourdes Day Mass where attendees receive small bottles of water from the grotto at Lourdes, France and receive a blessing for good health. Approximately 750 people attended the mass at St Mary’s Cathedral. It was celebrated again by His Grace, Archbishop Anthony Fisher with three of [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    End of year celebration to thank Order of Malta volunteers in Korea

    Report from Veronica Kim, Hospitaller for Korea The last Lunchbox service of 2019 took place on Tuesday, 17th of December. Over 2019 we made over 12,600 lunchboxes for approximately 300 forgotten neighbors in the slum area through total 44 services. To celebrate, the Order of Malta Korea organised a special year-end party for their volunteers [...]

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  • 20/12/2019

    Support provided to homeless families in Bangkok

    During the month of December members, aspirants and friends of the Order of Malta Thailand visited the homeless in Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. Here hundreds of homeless gather to spend the nights. The Order of Malta Thailand provided 420 blankets, 600 hygiene sets ( toothpaste, toothbrush, soaps, shampoo, creams) 300 socks, 1,000 noodles [...]

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  • 11/12/2019

    Members in the North Eastern Region celebrate Advent Mass

    The evening of Tuesday 10th December saw 22 members, 3 postulants with over 60 family and friends come together at St Paschal's Church, Wavell Heights to celebrate Mass with Magistral Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow. Following was a wonderful meal as we celebrated the achievements of 2019. Special thanks were offered to former National President Dr [...]

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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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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.