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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 12/01/2022

    NEW PROJECT: Order of Malta Mercy Palliative Care Volunteer Programme

    Fra’ Richard Divall AO OBE (9 September 1945 – 15 January 2017) was a conductor, composer, musicologist and Professed Knight of the Order of Malta. Fra’ Richard was one of a small group of Professed Knights of Malta, who take solemn religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and was the sole Australian Professed Knight. [...]

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  • 10/01/2022

    Order of Malta in Brisbane begin New Year serving vulnerable through ECM

    Report by Joseph Grogan KMG Beyond Covid-Omicron variables, the North Eastern Regional Hospitaller and six Order of Malta Members and Volunteers (OMV) commenced the New Year by resuming our fortnightly service at the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary. Across Sunday's five hour outreach, our team prepared and served a very welcome free breakfast and [...]

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  • 23/12/2021

    Order of Malta distribute over 200 Toombul Family Dental packs to homeless through ECM and Angel’s Kitchen

    Order of Malta Members and Volunteers (OMV) in Brisbane distributed over 200 Toombul Family Dental (TFD) packs through the Emmanuel City Mission (ECM) homeless sanctuary and the Southport Catholic Parish outreach centre, “Angel’s Kitchen”.   The Order of Malta continues to serve during the 10pm-2am "midnight shift" of the ECM "Christmas Festival", as the centre [...]

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  • 20/12/2021

    North Eastern Region Advent Mass and dinner

    Wednesday 15th December saw over 25 Members and Volunteers come together with Conventional Chaplain ad Hororem, Bishop Ken Howell for the North Eastern Region Advent Mass and dinner. Bishop Ken spoke of care being the first outreach Our Lord Jesus showed to people he ministered to, before teaching or miraculous cures. From this, it was [...]

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  • 17/12/2021

    Community Care Kitchen Bondi – open for business

    We have just completed our third service at our Community Care Kitchen in Bondi. This Wednesday our President, the Hon James Douglas, joined the volunteers and sat and spoke with our guests. Currently our biggest focus is to get word out about the service and ensure they are aware it is open to anyone in [...]

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  • 15/12/2021

    Advent – Order of Malta in Brisbane serve homeless through ECM

    Twelve Order of Malta Members, Candidates and Volunteers welcomed over 50 people in need to share free breakfast, drinks, a BBQ lunch, essential care items, friendly conversations and expectant Advent spirit at the Emmanuel City Mission in Brisbane. As our year of monthly, and recently twice-a-month service, nears Christmas, ECM Team Leader David thanked our [...]

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  • 05/12/2021

    Gallery: Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney

    The Order of Malta Annual Lourdes Day Mass celebrations are one of our most popular community events. This year, the mass at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney had a small congregation of 130, however the livestream was viewed by thousands wishing to participate in this special Mass. Listen to the homily from Archbishop Fisher OP. [...]

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  • 22/11/2021

    Care pack distribution continues in Melbourne

    Member and South Eastern Region OMV co-ordinator Alexander Ross KMG headed up the weekend care pack distribution to the homeless in Melbourne on Sunday night. Numbers of homeless in Melbourne are certainly back with large numbers congregating together where they can find care. Every single care pack that was prepared was accounted for and currently [...]

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  • 21/11/2021

    Fr Boyle illuminates Christ as Messiah through Isaiah, the Fifth Evangelist

    Report by Joseph Grogan On 20 November 2021, over 30 Order of Malta Members and Candidates shared the fifth spiritual formation session of “An Hour of Reflection with a Chaplain” of the #OrderofMalta. Fr Brian Boyle has a doctorate in Biblical Theology from the Gregorian University, Rome, and has taught in theologates, Universities and seminaries. [...]

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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.