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In the first weekend of May every year, Members and volunteers from all over the world travel to Lourdes to accompany the sick and disabled to pray and bathe in the holy waters. Olivia Meese, a member of the Australian delegation, shares her experience.
Congratulations to our Hospitaller, Dr Ian Marshall AE, on whom His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has conferred the honour of a papal knighthood by creating him a Knight Commander with Star in the Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great. Dr Marshall’s role of Hospitaller is responsible for Order’s charitable and humanitarian works in […]
The work of the Australian Associations Timor-Leste ambulance service rehabilitation continues. Thanks to the generous support of KIA, a mechanic will shortly be travelling to Timor-Leste to assist in the repairs and salvage of the inoperable ambulances and train two local mechanics to service the vehicles going forward. The Order of Malta would like to […]
[caption id="attachment_245" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Left to right) Knights from the Order of Malta, Ben Franklin and David Hall, Gorman House Manager Charlie Lay (holding one of the Homeless Coats) and Fundraising Committee Member Roger McGrath[/caption]
On the 20th May, Frá Matthew Festing became the first Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to visit Australia. During his 6 day visit, the Grand Master travelled to WA, VIC, ACT and NSW, visiting the works of the Order, Heads of State and Members across Australia.
Recognizing the study of philosophy and ethics in Medicine each year at Notre Dame, two students from the University’s Fremantle Campus recently received prizes, sponsored by the Order of Malta in Western Australia, for achieving excellence in these disciplines. Second year Medicine student, Jacky Yeung, was presented the prize for Philosophical studies in Medicine by […]
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.