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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 02/05/2019

    Day 1: 61st International Lourdes Pilgrimage of the Order of Malta

    Each year, Lourdes dedicates the first weekend in May for the Annual Pilgrimage of the International Order of Malta. Over 7,000 members and volunteers from all over the world take part, including 1,600 sick and disabled pilgrims. In 2019, the Australian Association will again be joining with the Irish Association. View our gallery of pictures [...]

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  • 18/04/2019

    The story behind ‘Christopher’s Cup’

    The Christopher’s Cup Challenge is held at every Order of Malta Camp for Disabled Youth and is always one of the most popular events. But do you know the story behind it? The 2019 Asia Pacific Camp for Disabled Youth will be held in Hong Kong between 23-26 October. For the 2019 Asia Pacific Camp, [...]

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  • 12/04/2019

    34 Community Care Van services between January and March 2019

    Our Q1 numbers for the Community Care Vans are in and our Order of Malta volunteers completed 34 services in Sydney CBD and Parramatta where they distributed: 1,109 bottles of water 410 Hygiene packs 39 Coats for the Homeless 171 Sun hats 278 bottles of Sun screen On behalf of the homeless we help. Thank [...]

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  • 11/04/2019

    Former Hong Kong Holy See official badly hurt in car crash

    Original article published by UCA News - https://www.ucanews.com/news/former-hong-kong-holy-see-official-badly-hurt-in-car-crash/84922 Msgr. Ante Jozic, who represented the pope in mainland China, faces second operation after Croatia accident The former representative of the Holy See in Hong Kong has been seriously injured in an accident in Croatia. Monsignor Ante Jozic, 52, who used to deal with the Church in [...]

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  • 08/04/2019

    ‘Working Bee’ volunteers assemble 840 hygiene packs for the homeless

    This weekend eight volunteers met for a 'working bee' in Lane Cove, NSW to assemble hygiene packs for the homeless. The hygiene packs are provided to rough sleepers by our Community Care Van volunteers. Poor health amongst the homeless is common and much of it is preventable. Providing them with a simple hygiene pack containing [...]

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  • 05/04/2019

    Darra Jindalee Parish Visit

    Nine Members, one Postulant, two Young Order of Malta Volunteers and friends of the Order attended the 8.00 am Mass celebrated by Fr Dan Carroll and concelebrated with our Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow at the Parish of Darra Jindalee. The Order were warmly greeted by Fr. Dan during the Mass and by parishioners after Mass [...]

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  • 04/04/2019

    1,000 Order of Malta Lunchboxes in March for those in Seoul slums

    For the month of March, the Order of Malta Korea carried out four weekly lunchbox services on the first and third Tuesdays, and on the second and fourth Thursdays.  Nearly 1,000 lunchboxes were cooked and packed across the four services, by a total of 25 volunteers - 20 of which are regular volunteers who participate [...]

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  • 04/04/2019

    Annual General Meeting of Order of Malta Korea

    On the 31th of March, the Order of Malta Korea held its Annual General Meeting. With the participation of 11 members and one aspirant, the 2018 report on the Hospitaller activities and the finances and the 2019 annual plan on the Hospitaller activities and the finances were submitted and approved. Also, the amendment of some [...]

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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.