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Order of Malta Australia

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  • 17/02/2014

    In pictures: Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    On 11th February Members in South Australia hosted Lourdes Day Mass celebrations at St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Adelaide. Despite the temperature on the day reaching 42c, the Mass was well attended. Archbishop Wilson concelebrated the Mass with priests of the Diocese who were suffering from ill health and those working in the health ministry. […]

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  • 13/02/2014

    A year in review – the activities of Malteser International in 2013

    A look back at some of the relief activities of the Order’s emergency relief agency, Malteser International, in 2013. Malteser International is the humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. With over 100 projects annually in some 25 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, Malteser International has been standing by those affected by […]

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  • 09/02/2014

    Cradio interview with Owen Vyner: Why should I confess my sins?

    On the 26th February, Owen Vyner, will lecture on “The Grace of the Sacrament of Reconciliation: Healing for a Broken World”. This will be the third lecture in a series, sponsored by the Order of Malta  that aims to equip ordinary Australian Catholics with the knowledge and arguments to defend our beliefs. Ahead of the lecture, Cradio interviewed […]

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  • 06/02/2014

    Project update: 3 months after Typhoon Haiyan

    Malteser International helps rebuild 1,200 typhoon-resistant homes Three months after Haiyan, the strongest typhoon on record, made landfall in the Philippines, Malteser International is working with communities in Samar and Bantayan to “build back better”. “Currently, the majority of people in the disaster zones are still living in tents and makeshift shelters,” reports Cordula Wasser, […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    PROJECT UPDATE – Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste

     We are pleased to confirm that we will shortly be making another Pharmaceuticals delivery to Timor-Leste. This project provides basic medicines to eight clinics in Timor-Leste that provide primary medical care at no cost to Timorese in underprivileged, urban and isolated rural areas.  Donations to this projects are optimised with Members of the Order co-ordinating […]

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  • 30/01/2014

    February 2014 Newsletter is now available for download

    The February 2014 edition of our Newsletter is now available to download. Alternatively, the articles can also be viewed online: Rebuilding lives after Typhoon Haiyan  Syria Crisis: Help for refugees and internally displaced people Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide  Early Christmas present for the people of Railaco, Timor-Leste Helping Catholics defend their beliefs: Order of […]

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  • 22/01/2014

    Syria Crisis: “Peace talks” begin at community level

    As “Geneva 2”, a high-level peace conference for the conflict in Syria, begins today, Malteser International is promoting conflict transformation at the community level. A community center for Syrian refugees and the host population in Kilis, Turkey, run in cooperation with the Turkish NGO International Blue Crescent (IBC), has provided conflict transformation trainings for teachers, […]

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  • 20/01/2014

    11th February – Lourdes Day Mass celebrations in Adelaide

    Every year Members of the Order, with the generous support of the Archbishops and Diocesan staff, arrange Lourdes Day Mass celebrations across Australia for ‘Malades’ (the sick). Those who attend the Mass receive special blessings and bottles of Lourdes water. Volunteers are also on hand to assist the frail and aged who attend.  “This event […]

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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.