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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 13/11/2020

    Story Telling and Healing Space opens to assist bushfire victims

    ‘Rising from the Ashes’ is a community group based in Milton, NSW. Its aim is to support and help the community after the challenges of fire, floods and COVID-19. The Story Telling and Healing Space aims to bring together those who have been impacted to share their stories and help them heal. The Centre offers [...]

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  • 11/11/2020

    Removing barriers for disabled youth – a Christmas gift to remember

    This time last year we could not have foreseen the many challenges 2020 would bring. Not only did we experience the devastating bushfires across the country but also Covid-19 continues to impact all of our lives. Thanks to our dedicated members, volunteers and donors the Order of Malta Australia have been able to adapt and [...]

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  • 09/11/2020

    Thai members distribute blankets to needy as cold nights draw in

    Members of the Order of Malta in Thailand have begun distributing blankets to the needy to help protect them from the cooler winter nights. On 1 November, member Dr.Virachai distributed on behalf of the Order of Malta 500 blankets to the parishioners of seven churches in Khao Kho, Phetchabun, Chart Trakarn district and Phitsanulok. He [...]

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  • 02/11/2020

    Malteser International bids farewell to Secretary General Ingo Radtke

    Ingo Radtke lays down his mandate as Secretary General of Malteser International after more than fifteen years in the position. Photo: Malteser International. After more than twenty years as the operational head of Malteser International, Ingo Radtke today hands over the office of Secretary General to Clemens Graf von Mirbach-Harff during a Holy Mass conducted [...]

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  • 01/11/2020

    Archbishop Silvano Tomasi new Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta

    Pope Francis today appointed Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Apostolic Nuncio, Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta. The Special Delegate will be the interlocutor for the Order’s government in the reform process of its Constitutional Charter and Code. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi has also been instructed to receive the oath of the person who will be [...]

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  • 29/10/2020

    7 wheelchairs delivered to needy in Diocese of Udom Thani

    On Wednesday 28th October the Order of Malta Thailand donated seven wheelchairs to the community of St.Gerard Church, Khon Kaen, Diocese of Udom Thani some 550km from Bangkok. Fr.Paiboon Udomdej C.ss.R distributed the wheelchairs on behalf of the Members. The Wheelchair Project has been running since 2016. The wheelchairs are purchased and  distributed to the [...]

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  • 29/10/2020

    Serving the hungry with the Missionaries of Charity in Darwin

    On 25 October 2020, two members of the Order of Malta joined the Missionaries of Charity in Darwin for their weekly feeding of the disadvantaged and homeless. Members met the sisters at their Convent in Fannie Bay and prepared the bread and packed the food into Sisters’ little bus about 5pm.  They then proceeded to visit [...]

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  • 26/10/2020

    Knight of the Order of Malta, Richard Haddock, honoured by Pope Francis

    Member of the Order of Malta Australia, Richard Haddock AM, was honoured by Pope Francis for his contributions to the Church. Richard was promoted from Knight to Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Gregory the Great. Archbishop Fisher invested him in a small ceremony in the Chapter Hall at Saint Mary’s on Thursday alongside [...]

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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.