2017 News

  • 17/03/2017

    XXV Hospitallers’ Conference

    The XXV Hospitallers’ Conference was held at the headquarters of the French Association in Paris on 17th – 18th March 2017. The Conference was presided over by the Grand Hospitaller, Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel who delivered the opening and closing addresses and moderated throughout. The Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager was also in attendance and addressed […]

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  • 03/03/2017

    Investiture & Decoration Ceremony

    An investiture and decoration ceremony took place on Friday 3rd March 2017 in the Oratory at St John’s Co-Cathedral. The ceremony was presided over by the Association’s President, H.E. Daniel de Petri Testaferrata assisted by the Chancellor, Comm. Dr Michael Grech. The Principal Chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt, celebrated Holy Mass and Mgr Paul Vella and […]

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  • 01/03/2017

    Ash Wednesday Liturgical Celebrations

    Very much in keeping with established custom, Members of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta lead by Vice President Major Ray Miller responded to the invitation extended to them by Archpriest Canon Joe Mizzi and the Collegiate Chapter of St. Lawrence Collegiate Church in Birgu to join in the very special liturgy of […]

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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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  • 03/02/2017

    First Friday Mass

    The First Friday Mass of February was celebrated at the wonderful baroque chapel at the Curia. After mass all participants congregated in the hall of the Curia for some socializing. Our President gave all present an update on the situation of the Order and expressed the hope that all will be resolved soon. On a […]

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  • 01/02/2017

    Dar tal-Providenza Tea Parties

            The Maltese Association hosted around seventy five Dar tal-Providenza residents, being half the number of residents, to a tea party held on Wednesday 25th January. The following week, on Wednesday 1st February, a second tea party was organized for the second group. Both events were held in the theatre hall of […]

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  • 18/01/2017

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Party at The Xara Lodge L/o Rabat

              Our acknowledgements and sincerest appreciation this month goes to our confrère, Justin Zammit Tabona and his competent staff at The Xara Lodge, who very kindly treated our patients to a pleasant tea party on this crisp afternoon. The Xara Lodge is tucked in the open Rabat countryside just below Mdina, […]

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  • 11/01/2017

    Prison Thanksgiving Supper

    Our Prison Ministry Volunteers organised the annual Thanksgiving Supper for young offenders serving time at the Young Offenders Unit for Rehabilitation Services (YOURS) at Imtahleb on Wednesday 11th January 2017. The entire current compliment of 17 inmates, comprising a mixture of locals and foreigners, were present at the event. They were treated to a sumptuous […]

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  • 08/01/2017

    Family Fun Day Out at Funland Paceville

    The Maltese Association hosted the annual Family Day Out, marking the first Hospitaller event of the New Year. This time round the selected location was Funland in Paceville. This break with tradition presented a challenge in itself, but the venue really lived up to its name, offering various entertainments with the After Glow animators doing […]

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