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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 01/02/2016

    1,000 Coats gifted to the Homeless in Rome at Christmas

    This Christmas, 1,000 of our Coats for the Homeless were distributed to the rough sleepers of Rome. The donation was requested by a Member of the Order in the UK, Confrere Simon Grenfell, who on learning about this Australian project thought it would be the ideal Christmas gift from the Order of Malta to Rome’s […]

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  • 01/02/2016

    Project update: Community Care Van provides aid during Sydney’s Heatwave

    This Summer, Sydney has experienced sudden and dramatic fluctuations in temperature. These conditions often catch the homeless by surprise, making them particularly vulnerable to heat related illness during the warmer months. In response the NSW Branch’s Community Care Van is distributing water, sunscreen and sun hats and a Nurse from St Vincent’s offers healthcare. Heatwaves […]

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  • 29/01/2016

    Video: The Lourdes Experience

    The Singapore Association’s Lourdes Experience 2014 video captures the Lourdes Experience for those unable to attend the Marian Shrine of Lourdes in France. The 2016 Order of Malta Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes will be from Friday 29th April to Tuesday 3rd May 2016. Visit our News Area for more articles.

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  • 21/01/2016

    Upcoming Coats for the Homeless Fundraisers in QLD

    The Queensland Branch of the Order of Malta has committed to ordering a record 2,000 coats for the homeless this year.  To help fund this major commitment, the Branch is holding 2 major fundraising events in the first half of the year:   Coats for the Homeless Breakfast The latest in our series of keynote […]

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  • 21/01/2016

    Works of the Order around the World at Christmas

    Nepal: Aid for almost 1,700 earthquake affected families In the mountain villages north of Kathmandu belonging to the districts of Khavre and Novakot, Malteser International has been active since December with its partners RSDC and Indrawathee distributing winter relief packages to almost 1,700 families, in order to better protect them from the cold and the […]

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  • 21/01/2016

    Save the Date: Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations

    The Lourdes Day mass is an important event for the Order of Malta with Branches organising annual celebrations each year. The celebrations are open to all but those who are sick or facing health challenges and wanting good health are particularly encouraged to attend. A blessing of good health takes place during the celebration of […]

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  • 18/12/2015

    Papal Knighthood awarded to ACU Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven

    Article source: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne Media and Communications Office POPE FRANCIS has awarded Australian Catholic University (ACU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven one of the Vatican’s highest honors. Professor Craven was appointed to the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Gregory the Great for services to the Catholic Church in Australia in a ceremony in Sydney. […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Young Order of Malta Qld member receives Community Leader Award

    Pictured: Brisbane ?Archbishop Mark Coleridge congratulates Joseph Grogan, recipient of the annual Community Leader award for Volunteer of the Year 2015, presented by The Catholic Leader in recognition of Joseph’s dedication to the Young Adult Ministry (YAM) of the Cathedral of St Stephen and the Young Order of Malta (Qld). Volunteer of the Year Joe […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Order of Malta helping the fire victims of Soi Polo Club, Bangkok

    On Saturday 5 December, a fire broke out at Soi (lane) Polo Club which destroyed 25 houses which were lived in by lower income earners. Soi Polo is just behind the Holy Redeemer Church.  In the week that followed, Members of the Order distributed bags to each of the families that were affected by the fire. Members also […]

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  • 14/12/2015

    Warm Welcome at Lourdes Day Mass at St Mary's Cathedral

    Hundreds congregated at St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 5th December for the annual Lourdes Day Mass celebration, hosted by the Order of Malta. Principal Celebrant Bishop Terry Brady gave a warm welcome to all comers, offering them the option to receive a blessing with Lourdes water. Bottles of water from Lourdes were distributed by Members […]

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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.