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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 14/09/2020

    Art with the elderly – fostering creative spirit

    In the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, member of the Order of Malta, Richard Hall has been a guest teacher in the U3A art program at a retirement village. The program aims to provide learning opportunities for older people in a friendly, supportive and social environment, using the skills and abilities of the members themselves [...]

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  • 11/09/2020

    The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

    Yesterday, the chaplain to the Order’s Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception, Gerald O’Collins SJ AC, launched his 75th published title. The online event was hosted by another chaplain of the Order, Very Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan, and was attended by members and friends of the Order. His latest book, The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling [...]

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  • 06/09/2020

    Malteser International Activity Report 2019

    In the name of the President, Board, and all of the staff at Malteser International, it is my pleasure to present you with our Malteser International Activity Report 2019. Looking back on the year 2019, many events already seem like a distant memory. However, some of last year’s humanitarian developments continue to preoccupy us today: [...]

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  • 04/09/2020

    900th anniversary of the death of our founder Blessed Fra’ Gerard

    On 3 September 2020, knights and dames of the Order of Malta attended a mass to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of the Order’s founder Blessed Fra’ Gerard at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. The mass was celebrated by Archbishop Fisher, who is also one of the Order of Malta’s honorary conventual chaplains. Whilst [...]

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  • 31/08/2020

    Winter Retreat of the Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception in Sydney

    The Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception holds annual retreats to allow members the opportunity to spend more time in prayer and contemplation to deepen their relationship with God. Each year a summer retreat is held in Melbourne and a winter retreat in Sydney. Our winter retreat took place on 27th – 29th August at Canisius [...]

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  • 26/08/2020

    Assitance provided to families who lost homes in fire

    Following an appeal to assist families in Mimili who lost their homes in a fire, members of South Australia sent 16 sleeping bags from Adelaide to the Aboriginal community located 1,196km away. The sleeping bags provided much needed warmth to families who lost their homes in a fire. We were blessed to receive the assistance [...]

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  • 23/08/2020

    Online Mass for the Anniversary of Blessed Gérard – Join us!

    Order of Malta Australia invite you to join a Holy Mass to celebrate the 900th Anniversary of the death of our founder Blessed Gérard. on Thursday 3 September 2020, at 5.30pm (Sydney) THE MASS WILL BE LIVESTREAMED   Most Rev Prof Anthony Fisher, OP DD Archbishop of Sydney Conventual Chaplain Ad Honorem will celebrate the Mass [...]

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  • 19/08/2020

    Food bags and baby milk provided to diadvantaged in Klong Toey, Bangkok

    On 13th August, a day after Mother's Day The members of the Order of Malta Thailand visited the mothers and grandmothers at Klong Toey, Bangkok to bring food bags to help reduce the financial hardship the residence continue to face due to Covid 19. The bags contained a dozen eggs, cooking oil, rice, milk, noodles, [...]

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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.