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Order of Malta Australia

News

  • 15/04/2020

    Easter message of the Order of Malta’s Grand Master

    Dear Confreres, Consœurs, employees, volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta throughout the world, Never before have I felt so strongly the desire and the need to make you feel my closeness: it is true that we are far away. But we are not alone. We are united in our mission of faith in [...]

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  • 08/04/2020

    Save the date: 2021 Holy Land Pilgrimage

    The Holy Land Pilgrimage, scheduled for November 2020 has now been postponed to 2021 following the Covid-19 pandemic. H.M.E.H. the Grand Master will lead an International Pilgrimage to the Holy Land during the second week of November 2021. Pilgrims from Australia and New Zealand will depart on 6 November 2021. An extension to Malta after [...]

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  • 06/04/2020

    New Project: Kitchen of Love provides meals for marginalised in Korea

    The Order of Malta Korea started its new project for the homeless at Caritas ‘Kitchen of Love’ where a nutritious meal for 90 marginalized neighbours including homeless, disabled, underfed seniors and more are served. The kitchen had been shut down for several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however it reopened in April under strict [...]

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  • 06/04/2020

    Streaming Masses and video channels by Chaplains of the Order of Malta Australia

    Streaming Masses and video channels by Chaplains of the Australian Association of the Order of Malta: Fr James McCarthy – St Aloysius Cronulla, NSW https://www.facebook.com/cronullacatholic Rev Dr Kevin Lenehan - St Bridget's Greythorn, VIC. https://www.stbridgetsgreythorn.org.au/news-events/video/ https://www.facebook.com/1651651315071173 Padre Morgan Batt – Mother Mary of Mercy Church - Burleigh Heads, QLD. http://www.burleighheadscatholic.com.au/video-streaming.php or https://www.facebook.com/burleighcatholicparish/ Monsignor Tony Doherty [...]

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  • 30/03/2020

    20 Wheelchairs delivered to remote villages in North East Thailand

    The Order of Malta Thailand delivered 20 wheelchairs to remote villages to St.Anna Catholic church and four Health Centres/hospitals in remote sub districts of Ubon Ratchathani. The Wheelchair Project has been running annually since 2016. The wheelchairs are purchased and  distributed to the sick and poor, many living in dire poverty, in towns and remote [...]

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  • 24/03/2020

    COVID-19: Order of Malta Activities Worldwide

    With its centuries-old hospitaller tradition, the Sovereign Order of Malta is actively participating in the management of the Covid-19 pandemic, both through forms of cooperation with national health services and civil protection corps and with health and social assistance centres. Below are some of the initiatives of associations and relief and volunteer corps in various [...]

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  • 22/03/2020

    Live Streamed Masses by Order of Malta Magistral Chaplain Fr James McCarthy

    Following yesterday’s announcement that all non-essential services in Australia shut down, including places of worship, all Masses said at St Aloysius Cronulla by Order of Malta Magistral Chaplain Fr James McCarthy are now being LIVE STREAMED. No account or login is required. Simply go to www.facebook.com/cronullacatholic The Parish Weekend Schedule will continue as normal (Australia [...]

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  • 22/03/2020

    Covid-19 – Hygiene Packs distributed to the homeless in Melbourne

    Many homeless services across the country have had to stop due to social distancing restrictions, leaving some of the most vulnerable members of our society, with limited resources. Members of the Order of Malta are doing what they can to assist those in their local community. Early Sunday morning, care packs were delivered to the [...]

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  • 21/03/2020

    Grand Master Order of Malta: “Malades and their families in my prayers”

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear professionals, volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, In this unprecedented moment that is uniting over 150 nations worldwide in facing the same grave challenges, my most profound gratitude goes to the Order of Malta’s Associations, volunteers and relief corps who have been contributing in supporting [...]

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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.