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  • 17/12/2018

    Presentation of Christmas Hampers

    On behalf of the Maltese Association on the 17th December 2018, the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata formally presented a 130 Christmas Hampers to representatives of various Charitable Institutes and other beneficiaries in need of a helping hand. Following a brief welcome by the President, light refreshments were served to those in attendance. This […]

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  • 04/12/2018

    Children’s Christmas Party

    The Maltese Association hosted the traditional Children’s Christmas Party for the 10th year running at the Grand Hotel Excelsior on Tuesday 4th December 2018. Around 200 deserving children hailing from various parts of the Island, some suffering from visual impairment, were treated to an afternoon of festive fun, with lively and engaging entertainment once again […]

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  • 26/11/2018

    Advent Day Retreat

    The Advent Day Retreat was held at the St Joseph’s Retreat House Tal-Virtu’ Rabat. The Introductory Prayers – Lauds, were led by the Principal chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt and the talks were given by Rev. Fr. Konrad Grech SJ. The main theme of the advent retreat was the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis – “GAUDETE ET […]

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  • 19/11/2018

    World Day of the Poor

    “This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him” The Order of Malta is responding to the invitation of Pope Francis to actively participate in this second World Day of the Poor. The cry of the poor man is he who may be poor in spirit or in body. The Order has answered this cry […]

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  • 27/10/2018

    Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion for Patients and Personnel

    The annual Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion was held at the Madonna tal-Mirakli Hall in Lija on Saturday 27 October at 6.00 p.m.     A very good number of pilgrims, members, volunteers and patients and their families participated in this event, with some even crossing over from Gozo. Our Lords the Sick were assisted throughout by […]

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  • 21/10/2018

    Feast of St Ursula

    Holy Mass was celebrated on the Feast Day of St Ursula by HG Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona OP assisted by the Nuns’ chaplain, Fr Anthony Chircop and other members of the clergy, at St Ursula Monastery in Valletta.       This yearly event in the Maltese Association’s calendar of religious activities was very well […]

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  • 16/10/2018

    Visits to Sir Paul Boffa Hospital

    The Maltese Association has launched a new Project involving fortnightly visits to elderly residents at Sir Paul Boffa Hospital in Floriana. Some residents receive very few visitors, and some receive none at all, so we intend to provide some company to this group in particular. This Project also witnesses the re-establishment of the historic ties […]

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  • 13/10/2018

    Feast of Blessed Gerard

      Holy Mass was celebrated to commemorate the feast of Blessed Gerard – the founder of our Order – by Fr Savio Vella SDB, Conventual Chaplain, at the monastery of the cloistered sisters of St Ursula in Valletta, where the skull of Bl. Gerard is preserved.         Members, volunteers and guests together […]

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