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  • 01/03/2017


    4th  – 9th  May 2017   Every month of May, nearly 4,000 Knights and Dames from all over the world travel to Lourdes to learn firsthand what belonging to the Order of Malta really means – devotion, service, and camaraderie. Dressed in distinctive uniforms and ministering to the sick and persons with special needs (referred […]

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  • 27/04/2017

    Lourdes Preparatory Mass

    With just one week to go and preparation in full swing, Our Lords the Sick, helpers and pilgrims gathered at St Ursula’s convent in Valletta for a final briefing and celebration of Holy Mass. Before Mass, in the absence of President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, who is currently in Rome attending the Council Complete of […]

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  • 23/04/2017

    Familiarisation Lunch – Radisson Blu Hotel St Julians

    Close to two hundred malades, friends and relatives of the Sick and volunteers attended the pre-Lourdes familiarization fund-raising lunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel St Julians. The atmosphere was convivial and jovial! For some weeks, preparations have been on-going at Casa Lanfreducci, with the Pilgrimage now just two weeks away. It was time to gather […]

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  • 05/04/2017

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party at the Corinthia Marina Hotel

              The Maltese Association’s monthly afternoon tea-parties for our past Lourdes patients continue to give a lot of happiness and respite to our dear friends. These get-together events are also so very rewarding for us helpers, we receive so much in return! This month’s tea party brought together both old and […]

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  • 29/03/2017

    SAMOC Visit of Princess Ruffo di Calabria

    On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata escorted H.S.H Princess Tana Ruffo di Calabria, on a visit to the Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre (SAMOC), where our Association provides a daily volunteer service. The Princess is the wife of the new Ambassador of the Sovereign Order to Malta, and was […]

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  • 22/03/2017

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Party at Xara Lodge

              It was a pleasant Wednesday afternoon, where both elderly and young Lourdes patients turned up for the March Lourdes tea party! We had a group of 45 which was great. It was so rewarding to see them all there, happily chatting and eating away to their heart’s delight! Xara Lodge […]

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