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Order of Malta Australia


  • 29/04/2021

    2021 Order of Malta Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage

    The Order's annual pilgrimage to Lourdes was due to start this Thursday 29 April and continue until Monday 3 May. It is usually an inspirational 5 days of prayer, service, fraternity and fun. Due to the pandemic, there will be very few pilgrims in Lourdes again this year and the Australian Association will not be [...]

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  • 25/04/2021

    Order of Malta Volunteers reaching out with ECM and TFD on Anzac Day

    Our deep respect and gratitude to all who have fought and sacrificed to make our country and world a safer, better place. Lest We Forget. Today, Order of Malta Members and Volunteers reached out with Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) to serve free meals, share friendly conversation and provide generously donated, high quality dental care and [...]

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  • 22/04/2021

    Medical students help pack Order of Malta Hygiene Packs for the Homeless

    On Monday the Central Eastern Region OMV team held a packing day at Notre Dame University. The nursing and medical students helped put together over 300 hygiene packs which will then be distributed to the homeless throughout the Parramatta region and Sydney City region via our Community Care Vans. Thank you to everyone who participated [...]

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  • 19/04/2021

    His Eminence Cardinal Idris Edward Cassidy – Requiescat in Pace

    Images courtesy Giovanni Portelli / Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Dear Consoeurs, Confrères and Friends Cardinal Edward Cassidy’s funeral on Monday, 19 April 2021, from St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney, celebrates the passage into eternal life of a remarkable servant of the people of God. Much has been written about him in recent days since his [...]

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  • 08/04/2021

    Order of Malta Lenten program finale, Brisbane

    Report by Joseph Grogan Order of Malta Members and family of the North Eastern Region gathered weekly during Lent with kindred Members from the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, to share a galvanising Lenten program by our Magistral Chaplain Fr Gerard McMorrow. Each talk brought to life the chronological events of the [...]

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  • 31/03/2021

    Serving those in need – March activities in Thailand

    March has been a busy month for the members and volunteers of the Order of Malta In Thailand. At the beginning of March, five wheelchairs, nappies,  protective bed sheets, disposable gloves and dry food, were delivered to St. Louis Elderly Care Centre in Bangkok for the residents. A week later members visited remote Health Centres [...]

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  • 31/03/2021

    Palm Sunday Celebrations

    Each year, members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem invite members of the Order of Malta to their Palm Sunday Mass at St Christopher’s Cathedral, ACT. The 2021 Mass was particularly special as the 2020 celebration was unable to proceed due to COVID-19

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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.