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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 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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  • 09/03/2021

    Tierney House volunteer BBQs to recommence 20 March 2021

    Great news! Our volunteer BBQs at Tierney House that have had a prolonged hiatus following the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions, are scheduled to recommence this month. Tierney House is part of St Vincent’s Homeless Health Service and is a 12 bedded residential unit assisting the inner city homeless population to access health care. Tierney House [...]

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  • 05/03/2021

    Monthly food service for disadvantaged supported by members in Darwin

    On the last Sunday of every month members of the Order of Malta volunteer at a food service in Fannie Bay, Darwin. The monthly commitment with the missionaries of charity involves members purchasing, preparing and serving the food to those who attend. The nuns deliver a prayer before the meal and the people we serve [...]

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  • 04/03/2021

    Rev Fr Peter Gillam – requiescat in pace

    Pictured: Fr Peter Gillam with our Conventual Chaplain Archbishop John Bathersby travelling Ireland circa the late 1960's We received the sad news of Rev Fr Peter Gillam’s unexpected death during the night of 2nd March. Fr Peter was parish priest at Hendra, Queensland in 1979 when he was appointed the first and much loved Magistral Chaplain [...]

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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.