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  • 05/01/2016

    Prison Ministry – Thanksgiving Supper for Inmates

      The Prison Ministry organised the annual Thanksgiving Supper for all inmates at the Young Offenders Unit Rehabilitation Services (YOURS) at Mtahleb. A number of foreign inmates from the Corradino Correctional Facility (CCF) who participate in the Prison Ministry Project were also in attendance. Inmates were treated to a lavish dinner consisting of a cold […]

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  • 01/01/2016

    MALTESE ASSOCIATION PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

    29th April – 3rd May 2016   [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2014NewsImages/may/lourdes/0000.JPG”] 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 […]

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  • 31/12/2015

    Donation of Yoghurt

    A very generous benefactor of the Maltese Assocation donated 1,500 tubs of yoghurt. These were distributed to various religious institutions and economically challeged families on the afternoon of New Year’s eve.     Much appreciation goes to our benevolent sponsors who in one way or another, unfailingly support the Maltese Association throughout the years and […]

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  • 29/12/2015

    TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PATIENTS AT THE HOTEL CORINTHIA SAN GORG ST JULIANS

        [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/291201.jpg”]     A group of ‘Our Lords the Sick’ have been treated with a pleasant and relaxing afternoon at the luxurious Hotel Corinthia San Gorg in St Julians. Teas, coffees and other beverages together with a delicious spread of a variety of sandwiches, cheese cakes and sweets were flowing all through […]

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  • 28/12/2015

    CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS 2D MATINÉE MOVIE ‘THE GOOD DINOSAUR’ A DISNEY ADVENTURE COMEDY FILM

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/film01.jpg”] The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta once again organised a Christmas children’s film show, this year at the Empire Cinema in Bugibba, for 100 children coming from various child care centres and homes around the island.   The kids started arriving at the cinema in the early afternoon as always so […]

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  • 24/12/2015

    Christmas Eve Mass

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/mass3.jpg”] Members and Volunteers of the Order and their families and friends gathered in Our Lady of Victory Church to celebrate Christmas Eve Mass.   The Rev. Mgr Paul Vella celebrated Mass, and the Rev. Dun Karm Busuttil concelebrated.   Kevin Dingli and Paul and Andrew Sultana lead the congregation in the singing of […]

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  • 11/12/2015

    Refugee crisis: the Order of Malta prepares for long term assistance programmes

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/rome1215.jpg”]     Ambassadors, presidents of Associations, Hospitallers of the Sovereign Order of Malta gathered in Rome on 11 December in the Magistral Villa on the Aventine to discuss the latest developments in the field of assistance to migrants and refugees. With its associations, embassies, relief, ambulance and volunteer corps, the Order of Malta’s […]

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  • 10/12/2015

    PACKING OF CHRISTMAS HAMPERS AT CASA LANFREDUCCI

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/mm_DSC7606.jpg”] [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/mm_DSC7602.jpg”]                       A few members, this afternoon were happy to give some of their time to help prepare over a hundred hampers for socially and economically challenged families and religious institutions. Others contributed financial support, foodstuffs and toiletries towards this worthy cause. […]

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  • 04/12/2015

    First Friday Mass

    First Friday Mass was celebrated by the principal chaplain Rev. Mgr Lawrenece Gatt at Casa Lanfreducci. Rev. Mgr Victor Zammit McKeon and Canon Carmelo Busuttil concelebrated. Light refreshments followed.   Captain Christophe Cluzel and some fellow officers from the French naval vessel ‘Forbin’, that was in Malta, attended the Mass.   After Mass, Captain Cluzel […]

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  • 03/12/2015

    CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE GRAND HOTEL EXCELSIOR

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Children-party-1.jpg”] Three hundred children from various child care programme centres, organisations and orphanages attended the Maltese Association annual Christmas Party that took place once again at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Floriana.   The Exhibition hall soon filled in with young children who spent the best part of the afternoon running around, dancing, singing […]

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  • 28/11/2015

    Advent Retreat

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/mm_IMG_1681.jpg”]       The Advent retreat for members, prospective members, spouses and volunteers was held at St Joseph Convent, Tal-Virtu’ in Rabat on Saturday 28th November 2015.   The preacher was the Rev. Fr Charles Tabone O.P. and the main theme of the retreat was “Come, Lord Jesus” (Apoc. 22-20). The first meditation […]

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  • 25/11/2015

    Radisson Blue Resort – Lourdes Tea Party

        [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/lourdesNov1.jpg”]     The dedicated 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 St George’s Bay. This month the tea party was offered to all […]

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  • 21/11/2015

    Former Central Bank Governor becomes professed Knight of Malta

      [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/fjv01.jpg”] The Maltese Association of the Sovereign Order of Malta is proud to announce that one of its members – Francis J. Vassallo – has become a Professed Knight of the Order.     For the first time since 1798 a member of the Order of Malta has taken his vows of Poverty, […]

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  • 07/11/2015

    Lourdes Reunion

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/lourdesReunion1.jpg”] Members of the Order, helpers and Our Lords the Sick met for evening Mass on Saturday 7th November at the Tal Mirakli Hall for the Lourdes Pilgrimage 2015 Reunion.     The Tal Mirakli hall provided a warm convivial atmosphere for the good number that assembled for Mass at 5.30 p.m. which was […]

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  • 28/10/2015

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party at XARA LODGE

        [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/3101.jpg”]     The day started out with bright sunshine but by lunchtime we had rain accompanied by thunder! However we proceeded to Xara Lodge and true to their word most of our Senior Citizen friends and some younger members turned up for their monthly tea party. We had a group of […]

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  • 21/10/2015

    Feast of St Ursula

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ursula1.jpg”] [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ursula2.jpg”]                       Holy Mass was celebrated on the Feast Day of St Ursula. The Nuns’ chaplain, Fr Anthony Chircop, was the main celebrant and was assisted by Mgr Lawrence Gatt and other Maltese Association chaplains and priests.   Our nuns look forward […]

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  • 13/10/2015

    Feast Of Blessed Gerard

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/blessed-gerard-1.jpg”] Holy Mass was celebrated by Mgr Lawrence Gatt, Principal Chaplain of the Maltese Association in the Monastery of the cloistered nuns of St Ursula, to commemorate the Feast of Blessed Gerard, the Founder of the Order of Malta. Reverend Fr Savio Vella SDB, Conventual Chaplain ad honorem concelebrated.  

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  • 02/10/2015

    THE INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE – PROTECTOR OF THE UNBORN CHILD

    [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/mm_128.jpg”] The Maltese Association together with the Consulate for the Czech Republic once again celebrated the Feast of the Infant Jesus of Prague. The purpose of this annual event is both to create public awareness  and to carry out a public statement of the Maltese Association regarding its commitment to the defence of the […]

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  • 30/09/2015

    SEPTEMBER TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PATIENTS

        [img src=”http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/6001.jpg”]     The Maltese Association’s monthly tea parties, are becoming increasingly popular from month to month. Patients joining the Order’s pilgrimage to Lourdes over the past years, are continuously making new acquaintances and the network of friendship between them keeps growing – these precious connections are positive vibes which help our […]

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  • 08/09/2015

    PONTIFICAL MASS AT ST JOHN’S CO-CATHEDRAL

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/mm_DSC6751.jpg’]   All the delegates and participants of the Order of Malta met at the Auberge D’Italy and took part in a procession to St John’s Co-Cathedral where the Pontifical Mass was celebrated by His Grace the Archbishop, Mgr Scicluna. For this occasion, the battle sword of Grand Master De Valette and a silver cross were […]

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  • 07/09/2015

    Mass in memory of the fallen of the Great Siege of 1565

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/mm_DSC6472.jpg’]   High Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral was con-celebrated by Mgr. Philip Calleja assisted by other member of the Reverend Clergy.   At the end of Mass, the members of the Order followed by the Reverend Clergy, processed to the the Great Siege Memorial Graveyard to the side of the church, where prayers […]

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