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Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2016 News

  • 29/09/2016

    Tea Party at Verdala Castle

    The Maltese Association kept its annual appointment with the Elderly at the tea party hosted in the gardens of Verdala Castle in the afternoon of Thursday 29 September 2016, with the most kind permission of H.E. the President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca. There were an estimated 300 special guests in attendance, hailing mainly from the […]

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  • 28/09/2016

    Lourdes Patients Tea party at the Sant Manduca residence in Mdina

    The tea party for the month of September was held at the Sant Manduca residence in Mdina However, due to the sudden and heavy rains, the activity had to be abandoned by most of those intending to attend. The inclement weather disrupted the flow of traffic, leaving many of us stranded in the roads, with […]

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  • 21/09/2016

    Independence Day Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving

    After a lapse of some years, the Maltese Association accepted an official invitation extended to it by the National Festivities Board and participated once again at the Independence Day Solemn Pontificial Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated at St. John’s Co-Cathedral at 10.00 a.m. in the morning of 21 September 2016. The Association is very grateful to […]

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  • 08/09/2016

    8 September 2016

    Members of the Association, after assembling and robing in the sacristy of St John’s Co-Cathedral, prepared for the celebration of the annual High Mass in view of the triumph in the Great Siege of Malta 1565. The Association started the proceedings by leading the procession followed by the Reverend Clergy to the High Altar where […]

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  • 07/09/2016

    7 September 2016

    On 7 September 2016 the members of the Maltese Association assembled in the sacristy of St John’s Co-Cathedral, together with the members of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, who were cordially invited. This annual High Mass was co-celebrated by Mgr Mifsud and assisted by other member of the Reverend Clergy. After Mass, the members […]

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  • 05/09/2016

    Government Council Visitation to SAMOC

    A Visitation was recently made to the Maltese Association by the Government Council of the Order, represented by Fra’ Jean-Luis Mainguy and Fra’ Paul Caffrey. This was the first ever Visitation which the Association has experienced, and spanned fromThursday 1 to Monday 5 September. Council Members were fully engaged during this time, but all felt […]

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  • 13/08/2016

    International Youth Summer Camp, Krakow 2016

    Maltese youths are once again participating in the Order of Malta’s International Youth Summer Camp which is being held in Krakow, Poland, between the 13-20 August 2016. The Maltese contingent, under the auspices of the Maltese Association and VOTO, consists of 19 participants; 10 helpers, 8 guests and 1 Chaplain. This year, the team is […]

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  • 22/07/2016

    SAMOC Trolley Service

    The Maltese Association is very pleased to announce the launch of the Trolley Service at the brand new state of the art Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre, as one of its important ongoing Hospitaller projects which also serves to provide very good visibility for the Order. This is a continuation of the same service which […]

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  • 04/07/2016

    2016 Summer BBQ for special families

            Over 200 persons were invited to this lovely evening barbeque where an abundant selection of delicious eats were served in abundance on a fresh and pleasant summer evening. Our special guests from various organisations and localities had a great time and it was so gratifying to see all these lovely people […]

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  • 30/06/2016

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Party at The Sant Manduca Residence in Mdina

              Our immense gratitude goes to confrere Peter Sant Manduca and his dear mother Louisette, who are always so gentle and keen to wholeheartedly welcome the Maltese Association and our special guests when we visit Mdina. The June tea party took place on the quaint little terraces of their residence in […]

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  • 26/06/2016


    His Excellency Ing. Umberto Di Capua, the SMOM Ambassador to Malta, and his spouse Mrs Marinella Di Capua, in the presence of H.E. The President of Malta and other dignitaries, very kindly hosted special guests, friends and the members of the Maltese Association to a beautiful reception on the roof of St John’s Cavalier to […]

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  • 24/06/2016

    Feast of St John the Baptist and Investiture Ceremony

    The Feast of St. John the Baptist, our Patron Saint, was very fittingly celebrated at St. John’s Co-Cathedral, this year on the Solemnity proper. Unfortunately the most exceptional thunderstorm which hit our Islands earlier in the afternoon, and the heavy rain which that brought along, lead to the cancellation of the outdoor procession which had […]

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  • 03/06/2016

    Sixth Annual Orchestral Charity Concert

    Announcement:   The Maltese Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the St John’s Co-Cathedral Foundation present their     Sixth Annual Orchestral Charity Concert featuring the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Prof. Michael Laus with the participation of Soprano Miriam Gauci and The Goldberg Ensemble at St John’s Co-Cathedral on Thursday 23rd June […]

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  • 28/05/2016

    Ta’ Pinu Pilgrimage

      The Sovereign Military Order of Malta organised its annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of Ta’Pinu on Saturday 28 May. The Maltese Association invited many patients and residents from various hospitals and homes for this activity. The Vice-President of the Maltese Association of the Order, Major Raymond Miller,  led the Members of the Order of Malta and the […]

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  • 19/05/2016

    Distribution of Horlicks

      The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, through one of its very dedicated volunteers, distributed over 2000 tubs of Horlicks to various religious institutions, cloistered nunneries and to the irregular migrants detention centres in Hal-Far and Safi. The gesture was much appreciated by all.      

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  • 15/05/2016

    Annual Votive Lamp Pilgrimage to St Paul’s Grotto

      The annual Votive Lamp Pilgrimage started at 5.15 p.m. with a cortege from the newly restored church of St Cathaldus to St Paul’s Church, where the President of the Maltese Association, HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata read, and Rev. Mgr John Azzopardi gave an explanation of, the Motu Proprio decree issued by Grand Master […]

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  • 11/05/2016

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party – Radisson Blu Resort Golden Sands

            Patients and Personnel met up once again, at the Radisson Blu Golden Sands Resort, L/o Mellieha. The stunning views of the beach served as an amazing backdrop for this event, where everyone once again caught up with each other’s latest news while being served with teas, coffees and a generous and […]

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  • 04/05/2016

    Maltese Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016

      The Maltese Association of The Sovereign Military Order of Malta (MASMOM) embarked on its annual pilgrimage to Lourdes on Thursday, the 29th April offering the 68 Our Lords the Sick, the opportunity to go on a spiritual journey to the Marian Shrine of Lourdes. The mission of the Sorelle and Barrellieri is to devote […]

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  • 29/04/2016

    Corpus Christi

      Members of the Order led by the President Marchesino Daniel de petri Testaferrata, attended the traditional Church Service at St John’s Co Cathedral. The Pontifical High Mass was celebrated by the His Lordship Bishop Mgr Charles Scicluna, who assisted by other members of the Cathedral Chapter. After Holy Mass, the Blessed Sacrament was carried […]

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