• 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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  • 21/04/2016

    Lourdes Preparation Mass

      Just a few days before the Lourdes Pilgrimage takes place, patients, helpers and pilgrims gathered at St Ursula’s Monastery in Valletta for a special Mass in preparation for Lourdes. Holy Mass was celebrated by the Maltese Association Principal Chaplain Mgr Lawrence Gatt assisted by Conventual Chaplain Fr Savio Vella. In his homily Mgr Gatt […]

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  • 06/04/2016

    Tea Party at The Corinthia Marina

              This month’s tea party was held at the intimate and cosy Corinthia Marina Hotel, where an array of delicious and appetizing food and beverages were beautifully laid out in the Bay View Restaurant. Patients and volunteers was delighted to meet up again, while enjoying delicious eats very kindly provided by […]

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  • 23/03/2016

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party – Xara Lodge

        Our March tea party was held at the quaint and picturesque Xara Lodge, l/o Rabat. Our Lourdes friends, their families and our personnel met up once again to enjoy a pleasant afternoon together and to renew their friendship and exchange news, whilst the Xara Lodge dedicated staff looked after everyone and especially tried […]

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  • 13/03/2016

    Pontifical High Mass, Sunday 13 March, St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

      At the end the XXIV European Hospitallers’ Conference in Malta, Pontifical High Mass was presided by the Archbishop of Malta, HG Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, with HE Mgr Jean Lafitte, Prelate of the Order in the presence of HMEH Frà Matthew Festing, Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta. The participants of […]

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  • 12/03/2016

    Order of Malta leaders in healthcare, social and humanitarian issues meet in Fort St Angelo, Birgu, to review world health concerns and plan future care

      As the world faces the greatest humanitarian crisis since the mid 20th century, senior officials in the Order of Malta met over two intense days of work to review their charitable works over the last 12 months, including support for migrants, asylum seeker and IDPs. The Order operates in a related series of support, […]

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  • 08/03/2016

    The Maltese Association Lenten Retreat, 4 –6 March, 2016

    The Maltese Association had its three-day Lenten spiritual retreat for members, spouses and volunteers, from the 4 to the 6 March at Manresa Retreat House in Victoria, Gozo. The retreat was in English and expertly guided by Fr Robert Soler SJ. The general theme was: God’s Mercy made visible in Jesus Christ. “In order to […]

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  • 23/02/2016

    Zabbar Parish Church 400th Anniversary Celebration

      The event started with a procession by the members of the Order from the Chapel of the Annunciation to the Parish Church of Our Lady of Graces. Apart from the Order’s banner, the ornate banner which had been donated to the Zabbar Parish by Grand Master Chigi in 1951, on the occasion of the […]

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  • 05/02/2016

    Demise of confrére Roger de Giorgio

      Architect Roger de Giorgio, born in Milan on the 29th December 1922 and passed away on 5th February 2016. Roger de Giorgio joined the Order in 1957 as a Donat of Devotion, and climbed the ranks all the way to Knight Grand Cross of Magistral Grace in Obedience with Sash: the Magistral Grace equivalent […]

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  • 05/02/2016

    Dar tal-Providenza Tea Parties

    27th January & 4th February 2016           The Maltese Association hosted around seventy five Dar tal-Providenza residents, being half the number of residents there, to a Tea Party on Wednesday 27th January and subsequently at a second tea party for the other half of residents on Thursday 4th February. Both events […]

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  • 02/02/2016

    Series of lectures on 2 February 2016

      A series of lectures kicked off on Tuesday 2 February 2016 at Casa Lanfredduci. Some 30 guests, from a cruise liner berthed in Valletta, arrived for a lecture about the Order of St John in modern times. The lecturer, confrere Dane Munro, gave an overview of the global and local activities of the Order, […]

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  • 29/01/2016

    Ceremony of Awards at The Oratory

      A ceremony of awards was held at The Oratory, St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on the 29 January 2016. The ceremony was presided by HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, President of the Maltese Association, assisted by the Chancellor Comm. Dr Michael Grech and the Master of Ceremonies Mr. Chris Cassar Torregiani. The Principal […]

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