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Upcoming Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations in Melbourne and Sydney

01/10/2013 


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 is a manifestation of the Order’s commitment to serve the sick and the poor” explains the Order’s President, Anthony Macken AM. “It is one way Members of the Order fulfill their mission to nurture, witness and protect the faith and of serving the poor and the sick representing the Lord.

 The dates and locations of this special mass are as follows:

 Melbourne, VIC

When:  Saturday 7th December 2013 at 10.30am

Where: St Patrick’s Cathedral Melbourne. The principal celebrant will be Most Rev Dr Denis Hart, Archbishop of Melbourne.

 

Sydney, NSW

When:  Saturday 7th December 2013 at 10am

Where: St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. 

 

Adelaide, SA

February 2014  – details TBC, please continue to visit the website for updates

 

Brisbane, QLD

May 2014 – details TBC, please continue to visit the website for updates

 

Images from previous Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations:

Melbourne Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations 2012

Sydney Lourdes Day Mass Celebrations 2012

Articles from the October 2013 Newsletter

 

 

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.