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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 28/03/2018

    Anti-Nazi German Noblemen celebrated by the Order of Malta in Christchurch

    Report by Bevan Killick On Thursday 22 March, the Feast of Blessed Clemens August Graf (Count) von Galen was celebrated in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Mass was celebrated by the Most Reverend Paul Martin SM DD, Bishop of Christchurch, at the Pro Cathedral, assisted by the Pro Cathedral Administrator, Fr Chris Friel. Bishop Paul Martin […]

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  • 26/03/2018

    Wheelchair project update – delivery to Ubon Ratchathani

    Report by Adrian Borg Cardona. On March 21st, 2018 on behalf of the Members, Aspirants and Friends of the Order, I travelled to Ubon Ratchathani to present 8 wheelchairs. We visited two villages and a Social Centre for the disabled. After meeting with Fr. Andrew and his staff we departed firstly to meet 3 recipients […]

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  • 21/03/2018

    Subpriory Retreat 2018: “LIVING THE BEATITUDES”

    Report by David Kissane, Procurator The Subpriory of the Immaculate Conception gathered recently for its three-day annual retreat (Feb 22-24) at the Campion Centre of Ignatian Spirituality in Kew, Victoria. The third day included a Day of Reflection for Victorian Branch Members and was held at the nearby Carmelite Monastery. Our Conventual Chaplain ad honorem, Bishop Terry Curtin, DD, Auxiliary […]

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  • 21/03/2018

    Northern Territory Chief Justice receives the Cross Pro Merito Melitensi

    A Mass was recently celebrated at St Mary’s Cathedral in Darwin to honour the current Northern Territory Chief Justice and bestow upon him the Cross Pro Merito Melitensi which had been granted by Sovereign Council in 2017. The Order pro Merito Melitensi is the order of merit of the Order of Malta, established in 1920. […]

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  • 14/03/2018

    Syria’s civil war – Another grim anniversary after 7 years

    After seven years, the unabated violence of the Syrian civil war continues to cause monumental suffering for millions of civilians in the Middle East. “The desperate situation in Eastern Ghouta is a gruesome and predictable recurrence of the states of siege in towns like Homs and Aleppo,” says Janine Lietmeyer, Country Group Manager for Syria […]

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  • 08/03/2018

    Gallery: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    On Saturday, 10 February, The Order of Malta hosted Lourdes Day Mass at St Patrick’s Church, Adelaide. The Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Philip Wilson. Members of the Order distributed Lourdes water to those who attended who also received a blessing for good health. View our gallery of images from the Mass. Images: Ben MacMahon. Read […]

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  • 07/03/2018

    MEET THE DOCTOR: Dr Frances Booth AM

    Member of the Order in Australia and Ophthalmologist (eye specialist), Dr Frances Booth recently visited the Order of Malta’s Clinic in Dili and provided training to our staff. Dr Booth has extensive knowledge of providing first world healthcare in a third world country. For over twenty years she has been an active force in support of […]

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  • 28/02/2018

    Wheelchair Project 2018

    Reported by Adrian Borg Cardona, Member of the Order of Malta in Thailand After the success we had in distribution 50 wheelchairs in December 2016, the members and aspirants of the Order undertook to continue the Wheelchair Project in 2017. 56 wheelchairs were dispatched to 7 provinces around Thailand early in February 2018. With the […]

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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.