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  • 07/12/2017

    Children’s Christmas Party

    The Maltese Association hosted the traditional Children’s Christmas Party at the Grand Hotel Excelsior on Thursday 7th December 2017. Around 200 children hailing from various parts of the Island were treated to an afternoon of festive fun, with entertainment provided by After Glow Events. On arrival they were greeted by Disney character mascots, followed by […]

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  • 06/12/2017

    Charity Auction at the Malta International Airport

    Various Council Members, lead by the President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, were in attendance at the Food Hall of Malta International Airport in the evening of Wednesday 6th December 2017, where the annual Charity Auction of lost items was held. The Maltese Association was selected by Malta International Airport Limited to be the beneficiary of […]

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  • 04/12/2017

    Packing of Christmas Hampers

    The packing of the traditional Christmas Hampers took place at Casa Lanfreducci on Monday 4th December 2017. Thanks to the generosity of a number of donors and other sponsors, a total number of 120 individual hampers containing a wide range of foodstuffs have been lovingly prepared by Members of the Association. These are to be […]

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  • 04/11/2017

    Annual Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion in Lija

    The annual Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion was held on Saturday, 4 th November, 2017 at 6.00 p.m. and was once again held at the Madonna tal-Mirakli Hall in Lija. A very good number of Our Lords the Sick and their families took up our invitation with some even crossing over from Gozo. They were assisted throughout […]

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  • 26/10/2017

    Visit of Group of Medical Doctors from Austria in October

    On the 26th October, our confrère H.E. Comm. Dr. George Gregory Buttigieg delivered an extremely informative hour-long PowerPoint presentation, titled “The Sacra Infermeria: 7 centuries of Hospitaller Medicine” to a number of Austrian medical doctors forming part of the group “Wissenschaft auf Reisen” (“Science on tour”) at the Westin Dragonara Hotel. This followed a request […]

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  • 25/10/2017

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Party at Xara Lodge

    On Wednesday, 25 th October the Order organized the much-anticipated monthly Lourdes patients’ tea party, at the Xara Lodge in Rabat. The group enjoyed themselves immensely, chatting away and sampling the delicious food laid out for the occasion. The country views from the Xara Lodge always look so lovely and make the tea party even […]

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  • 21/10/2017

    Feast of St Ursula

    Holy Mass was celebrated on the Feast Day of St Ursula, on the Saturday, 21st October, 2017. Fr. Twanny Chircop was the main celebrant assisted by Dr Charlò Camilleri, Fr Victor Paul Farrugia from the Carmelite Church and Can. Rev. Vincent Borg, Archpriest of St. Paul Shipwreck, Valletta. The nuns of St Ursula look forward […]

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  • 13/10/2017

    Feast of Blessed Gerard and Investiture Ceremony

    The Feast of Blessed Gerard, Founder of the Order, was fittingly marked by the Association, led by its President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, at a concelebrated Holy Mass in Latin held at the Church of St. Ursula in Valletta, where the skull of Blessed Gerard is kept and revered. The Principal Chaplain of the Association, […]

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  • 07/10/2017

    Annual Pilgrimage to Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary

    The Maltese Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta very successfully organised its annual national pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu on Saturday, 7th October 2017. 100 residents of St. Vincent de Paule Residential Home for the Elderly, 75 of whom were wheelchair-bound, and further 20 patients from Mt. Carmel […]

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  • 21/09/2017

    Independence Day Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving

    The Maltese Association accepted an official invitation extended to it by the National Festivities Board and participated once again at the Independence Day Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated at St John’s Co-Cathedral at 10.00 a.m. Archbishop Mgr. Charles Scicluna, was the main celebrant. The congregation included Her Excellency the Acting President, the Honorable Deputy […]

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  • 20/09/2017

    Lourdes Patient’s Tea Party at the Sant Manduca Residence in Mdina

            A lovely group of patients met up for their monthly rendezvous at the Sant Manduca residence in Mdina. There was a fresh crisp breeze on the panoramic terraces which overlook breathtaking and panoramic views. The dedicated staff served coffees, teas and delicious eats all through the pleasant and entertaining afternoon. We […]

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  • 07/09/2017

    Solemn High Mass De Requiem

    On 7 September 2017 the members of the Maltese Association gathered in the sacristy of St John’s Co-Cathedral, together with the members of the Order from the Federal and Western Associations, who were on a visit to Malta. This annual High Mass was co-celebrated by the Archdeacon of St John’s Co-Cathedral, who was assisted by […]

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  • 23/08/2017

    CCF Mtahleb Summer BBQ

    Members and Volunteers participating in the Maltese Association’s Prison Ministry treated all 15 young male inmates held at the Young Offenders Unit Rehabilitation Services (YOURS) at Mtahleb to a summer barbeque on Wednesday 23 August 2017. Apart from providing these youngsters with a much sought after treat, the event provides an important opportunity for us […]

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  • 28/07/2017

    International Summer Holiday Camp in Salzburg Austria

    22nd to the 28th July 2017 The Maltese Association together with the Volunteers of the Order have again taken a group from Malta to participate in the International Camp of the Order of Malta. This year the event took place in Salzburg Austria between the 22nd to the 28th July. Daniel Benson Camilleri, very ably […]

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  • 26/07/2017

    Radisson Blu Tea Party for Lourdes Patients

    The 26th July was another special and beautiful occasion to remember. Patients and Lourdes Personnel met up once again. The panoramic views of the beach were remarkable on this lovely summery afternoon. The hotel staff were so kind and courteous and focused totally in making sure that our special guests were being continuously served and […]

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  • 21/07/2017

    Dar Tal-Providenza Transport Project

    Thanks to an additional grant made available by the Order of Malta’s Global Fund for Forgotten People, the Maltese Association has been able to finance the installation of air conditioning systems in the 2 Iveco Tail-Lift Vans which had been donated to Dar tal-Providenza last November, when the Transport Project was officially launched. Work has […]

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  • 12/07/2017

    Summer Barbeque for Underprevileged Families and Persons with Special Needs

    Over 230 persons were invited to this lovely evening barbeque where a plentiful spread of delicious food was served on this pleasant summer evening. Our special guests had a great time and it was so rewarding to see all these lovely people smiling, laughing and eating away to their hearts’ delight. Surplus leftovers were sent […]

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  • 06/07/2017

    Shelter For Homeless Youth Project

    The Maltese Association, in partnership with the National Federation of Past Pupils and Friends of Don Bosco, has recently embarked on a new Shelter for Homeless Youth Project. This involves the conversion of an old terraced house at No. 100, Sammat Road, Paola, very kindly made available by the Salesians of Don Bosco, into a […]

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  • 05/07/2017

    Maltese Association Fundraising Supper

    The Maltese Association organized another summer fundraising supper, this time it took place in the beautiful gardens of Mr and Mrs Alfred Pace, who very generously opened their doors wide open to support the Association. This dinner was also a great opportunity to foster camaraderie among members of the Order and their friends, while raising […]

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