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  • 21/11/2015

    Former Central Bank Governor becomes professed Knight of Malta

      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, Chastity and Obedience in […]

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  • 07/11/2015

    Lourdes Reunion

      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 celebrated by Maltese […]

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  • 28/10/2015

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party at XARA LODGE

              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 32 […]

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  • 21/10/2015

    Feast of St Ursula

      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 to celebrating the feast of their patron saint, from year to year. All the preparations […]

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  • 13/10/2015

    Feast Of Blessed Gerard

      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. Blessed Fra’ Gerard, Founder of the […]

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  • 02/10/2015

    THE INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE – PROTECTOR OF THE UNBORN CHILD

      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 rights […]

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  • 30/09/2015

    SEPTEMBER TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PATIENTS

        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 malades keep happy and […]

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  • 08/09/2015

    PONTIFICAL MASS AT ST JOHN’S CO-CATHEDRAL

      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 brought over […]

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  • 07/09/2015

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

      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 of remembrance were […]

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  • 07/09/2015

    PONTIFICAL MASS AT MELLIEHA

      The Government of Malta organized an event for the delegates and particpants of SMOM at the sanctuary of Our Lady at Mellieha. At the end of Holy Mass, His Grace the Archbishop elevated the church from a parish church to an arch-parish church. Parish priest Fr. Joe Caruana concelebrated the mass. Afterwards, the guests […]

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  • 07/09/2015

    LUNCH WITH THE PRIME-MINISTER AT THE MCC

      A business lunch was organized at the MCC, where the delegates and participants had the opportunity to meet the Honourable Prime-Minister of Malta, Dr Joseph Muscat. Dr Muscat gave a vibrant and uplifting speech about the state of economy of Malta and was engaged in various conversations. H.E. Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, Grand Chancellor […]

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  • 06/09/2015

    GALA DINNER AT VERDALA PALACE

      The President of Malta and Mr Preca hosted a gala dinner at Verdala Palace to commemorate the 450th Anniversary of the Great Siege of Malta 1565. Both the President of Malta and H.E. Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager, Grand Chancellor of Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta, […]

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  • 06/09/2015

    450th COMMEMORATION OF THE GREAT SIEGE OF MALTA 1565

      Between the 6 and 8 September 2015 the Sovereign Council of the Order of Malta and about 300 international and local members of our Order gathered in Malta for the commemoration of the Great Siege of Malta of 1565. The commemoration of this very significant battle, both for Malta and our Order, was an opportunity to […]

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  • 25/08/2015

    TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PATIENTS AT THE SANT MANDUCA RESIDENCE IN MDINA

          The August patients’ tea party, like every other month, was a great success. It was a lovely and enjoyable afternoon with clear blue skies and a pleasant gentle breeze, so the weather was perfect. The selected group of patients had a wonderful relaxing time, sitting at tables and being served by the […]

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  • 04/08/2015

    PRISON MINISTRY BARBECUE

            Once again, the Association through the ongoing dedication and teamwork of the Prison Ministry members, organised a barbecue for the young offenders at the YOURS Corradino Correctional Facility in Mtahleb. The Prison authorities are always very grateful and enthusiastically eager to hold this annual event for the inmates. These boys were […]

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  • 29/07/2015

    Maltese Association Fundraising Supper

      The first Maltese Association fundraising supper took place in the beautiful garden of Mr and Mrs Malcolm Miller 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 funds for the Association’s […]

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  • 28/07/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE RADISSON BLU GOLDEN SANDS RESORT

            This summertime tea party was another special and beautiful occasion to remember. Patients and Lourdes Personnel met up once again. This time the location was the Radisson Blu Golden Sands Resort, L/o Mellieha. Our Lords the Sick were entertained on one of the most attractive terraces of this spectacular seaside resort, […]

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  • 25/07/2015

    International Holiday Camp in Brittany, France

      18th – 25th July 2015 The Maltese Association together with the Volunteers of the Order have again taken a group from Malta to participate in the Malta International Camp which this year took place in Brest, France between the 18th and 25th July 2015. Michael Ellul Sullivan headed the Maltese contingent composed of 20 […]

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