2017 News

  • 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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  • 28/06/2017

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

    The tea party for the month of June was held in Mdina. Mrs Louisette Sant Manduca, unfailingly welcomes and warmly entertains our special guests on the beautiful terraces of her charming old town house. She very kindly prepares a lovely high tea and our patients look so much forward to this relaxing summer afternoon whenever […]

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  • 25/06/2017

    Translation of the Relic of St John the Baptist – Xewkija Gozo

    Members of the Maltese Association were present at the Parish Church of St John the Baptist in Xewkija, the Spiritual Seat of the Order in Gozo and joined in the celebrations of the annual feast of our Patron Saint, St John the Baptist. Following the Translation Procession around the streets of Xewkija.

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  • 24/06/2017

    Investiture & Decoration Ceremony

    In the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral An Investiture and Decoration Ceremony took place in the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral, presided by the President of the Maltese Association, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata. Maltese Association Principal Chaplain, The Very Rev. Mgr Lawrence Gatt was assisted by Fr Savio Vella. The ceremony was conducted by […]

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  • 24/06/2017

    Order of Malta Embassy Reception

    The Ambassador of the Order of Malta to Malta, H.E. Principe Augusto Ruffo di Calabria and Principessa Tana Ruffo di Calabria very kindly invited Maltese Association members along with other friends and guests to a reception to celebrate the Feast of St John the Baptist, the Patron Saint of the Order of Malta. It was […]

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  • 24/06/2017

    Celebration of the Feast of St John the Baptist

    The Feast of St John the Baptist is one of the high lights of the Maltese Association’s annual calendar. The Church celebrated the Feast of St John the Baptist with a Pontifical High Mass lead by H.G. The Archbishop Mgr Charles Scicluna and members of the Cathedral Chapter. SMOM Ambassador, H.E. Principe Augusto Ruffo di […]

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  • 15/06/2017

    Seventh Orchestral Charity Concert at St John’s Co-Cathedral

      FOLLOWED BY A RECEPTION IN THE NEPTUNE COURTYARD OF THE GRANDMASTER’S PALACE IN VALLETTA The Orchestral Charity Concert has become an annual event in the Calendar of Activities of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta. This yearly event is held to mark the Feast Day of St John the Baptist, Patron Saint […]

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  • 31/05/2017

    Radisson Blue Golden Sands Resort – Tea Party for Lourdes Patients

    The catering staff of the Radisson Blue Resort laid out a delicious and generous spread of eats in one of the lovely rooms of this charming hotel which lies on the water’s edge overlooking the beautiful Golden Sands Beach. This month the tea party was offered to all our young sick patients and their parents […]

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