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Order of Malta

2020 News

  • 24/09/2020

    International Bioethics Conference

      Bioethics and the Five Senses: Between Clinical Practice and Metaphors   La bioetica ed i cinque sensi: tra clinica pratica e metafore University of Malta 1 – 4 October 2020 Due to Covid-19, this conference will take place via video conferencing. Aim of the conference Bioethics is an increasingly important academic subject which invites […]

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  • 24/09/2020

    Inauguration of Blessed Gerard Residence

    The Blessed Gerard Residence for single migrant mothers and their minor children, a new project of the Maltese Association’s peripheral organisation the Maltese Cross Corps,  was officially inaugurated on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 by His Grace the Archbishop of Malta Mgr. Charles J. Scicluna who blessed the premises at Guardamangia and uncovered the commemorative plaque, […]

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  • 15/09/2020

    Votive Lamp Pilgrimage to St. Paul’s Grotto

    The annual Votive Lamp Pilgrimage to St. Paul’s Grotto in Rabat, was held on Tuesday 15 September at 5:30pm. This year the attendees were limited to conform with the health guidelines regarding the pandemic. Archpriest Louis Suban officiated the proceedings that commenced in the Sanctuary of St. Publius, during which religious readings and the history […]

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  • 01/09/2020

    The Order of Malta celebrates its founder Fra’ Gerardo, 900 years after his death

    In Scala celebrations in the presence of the Interim Lieutenant, Cardinal Becciu and the Italian Minister of Health Speranza On 3 September 1120, Blessed Fra ‘Gerardo, founder of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, died in Jerusalem. On 3 September 2020, Order of Malta members and volunteers across five continents will celebrate this important anniversary. […]

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  • 19/07/2020

    Council Complete of State convened for 7 November 2020

    The Lieutenant ad interim, Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas, has announced that the Council Complete of State will convene on 7 November 2020 to elect the Grand Master or the Lieutenant of the Grand Master. The election will take place in the Magistral Villa in Rome. The convening of the Council […]

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  • 24/06/2020

    Order of Malta celebrates the feast of St. John the Baptist

    The tradition to celebrate the feast of St. John the Baptist in the church of St. Mary on the Aventine – inside the Magistral Villa complex in Rome – has been respected. On the morning of 24 June, the Lieutenant ad-interim, Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas, attended the mass celebrated by […]

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  • 20/04/2020

    Blessed Gerard Residence for Single Mother Migrants

      The Maltese Association’s peripheral organisation, the Maltese Cross Corps, have commenced redecoration works intended to convert their premises at Gwardamangia into a shelter for single mother migrants.   On the suggestion of the Hospitaller, who represents the Maltese Association on the Maltese Cross Corps’ Executive Committee, when completed the premises will most appropriately be […]

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  • 18/04/2020

    Distribution of foodstuffs to families in need

    Members and volunteers of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta are distributing foodstuffs and other essential items to families that are badly effected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Maltese Association is purchasing essential items at a special reduced price from supermarkets and distributing them free of charge to various families and institutions in […]

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  • 14/04/2020

    Supplies donated to the Hal Far Open Centre for migrants.

    The Maltese Association responded to a call made by the Agency for Welfare of Asylum Seekers (AWAS) for certain supplies to be provided to the Hal Far Hanger Open Centre for migrants. The Association’s  executive secretary, Ms. Lara Grima, took care to very promptly source the required supplies of antibacterial soaps and wipes, which were […]

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  • 09/04/2020

    The Easter message of the Order of Malta’s Grand Master

    Dear Confreres, Consœurs, employees, volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta throughout the world, Never before have I felt so strongly the desire and the need to make you feel my closeness: it is true that we are far away. But we are not alone. We are united in our mission of faith in […]

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  • 19/03/2020

    Grand Master Order of Malta: “Malades and their families in my prayers”

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear professionals, volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, In this unprecedented moment that is uniting over 150 nations worldwide in facing the same grave challenges, my most profound gratitude goes to the Order of Malta’s Associations, volunteers and relief corps who have been contributing in supporting […]

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  • 28/02/2020

    Ash Wednesday Mass

    Various Members and volunteers of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta led by Vice President Major Ray Miller responded to the traditional invitation extended to them by Archpriest Canon Karm Busuttil and the Collegiate Chapter of St. Lawrence Collegiate Church in Birgu to join in the liturgical celebration of Ash Wednesday, marking the […]

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  • 19/02/2020

    The International Day of the Sick – 11th February 2020

      Once again a group of Our Lords the Sick, who have over the years participated in the International Pilgrimage of The Order of Malta to Lourdes, were invited to join the President, Members and volunteers of the Maltese Association, to a Holy Mass held at The Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Graces in Zabbar.    […]

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  • 03/02/2020

    Family Fun Day at Playmobil Fun Park

    The traditional Family Fun Day was hosted by the Maltese Association on Saturday 1st February 2020. This much awaited for event was once again held at the Playmobil Fun Park at Hal-Far, providing an enthralling setting for adults and children alike. A total number of 200 adults and children were served by Members and Volunteers, […]

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