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  • 11/07/2015

    CHILDREN’S SEASIDE PICNIC

      100 special children were entertained to a delightful and happy day by the sea in St Paul’s Bay. The children did not fail to indulge and enjoy barbequed food and drinks during the little short breaks they attempted to take whilst playing with each other in the sea! The Missionaries of Mother Theresa every […]

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  • 28/06/2015

    ORDER OF MALTA EMBASSY RECEPTION

      The Ambassador of the Order of Malta to Malta, H.E. Ing Umberto Di Capua and Mrs Di Capua very kindly invited Maltese Association members along with other friends and guests to a reception to celebrate the Feast of St John the Baptist, the Patron Saint of the Order of Malta. The function took place […]

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  • 23/06/2015

    Commemorative Mass at Fort St Elmo

      Members of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta were invited to participate at a Commemorative Mass at the recently restored Fort St Elmo. This was one of the first official events held at the Fort since its extensive renovation, and marks the start of the official commemorations of the Great Siege of […]

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  • 22/06/2015

    A.G.M. and Elections

      Members attended the Annual General Assembly and Elections which took place at our Headquarters, Casa Lanfreducci, Valletta. The General Assembly started with the traditional Holy Mass celebrated in the Church of Our Lady of Victory. Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, who was uncontested, became the 8th President of the Maltese Association of the Order […]

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  • 21/06/2015

    INVESTITURE CEREMONY

      In the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral An Investiture and Decoration Ceremony took place in the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral. Maltese Association Principal Chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt was assisted by the Ecclesiastical Master of Ceremonies, Mgr Paul Vella.     The ceremony was conducted by Comm. Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, Chancellor of […]

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  • 21/06/2015

    CELEBRATION OF THE FEAST OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

      The Feast of St John the Baptist is one of the high lights of the Maltese Association’s annual calendar. The Church celebrated the Feast of St John the Baptist with a Pontifical High Mass lead by H.G. The Archbishop Mgr Charles Scicluna and members of the Cathedral Chapter. Prof. Ugo Leone Minister Counsellor at […]

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  • 20/06/2015

    Translation of the Relic of St John the Baptist – Xewkija Gozo

      Members of the Maltese Association were present at the Parish Church of St John the Baptist in Xewkija, the Spiritual Seat of the Order in Gozo and joined in the celebrations of the annual feast of our Patron Saint, St John the Baptist. The Translation Procession around the streets of Xewkija, with the Relic, […]

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  • 17/06/2015

    FIFTH ORCHESTRAL CHARITY CONCERT AT ST JOHN’S CO-CATHEDRAL

      followed by a Reception in the Ambassador’s hall at the Auberge de Castille The Orchestral Charity Concert has become an annual event in the Calendar of Activities of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta. This yearly event is held to mark the Feast Day of St John the Baptist, Patron Saint of […]

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  • 09/06/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE SANT MANDUCA RESIDENCE IN MDINA

            Our appreciation goes to Louisette and confrere Peter Sant Manduca, who unfailingly are so kind and eager to welcome the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta and its special friends with wide open arms every time we turn to them for support. The June tea party took place on the […]

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  • 05/06/2015

    First Friday Mass

      Holy Mass was celebrated at 6.30 p.m., at Our Lady of Victory Church. Mass was celebrated by The Rev. Mgr Lawrence Gatt. After Mass light refreshments were served at Casa Lanfreducci.  

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  • 30/05/2015

    ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO OUR LADY OF TA’ PINU SANCTUARY IN GOZO

      The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta held its Annual Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu Sanctuary in Gozo on Saturday 30th May where about 250 patients and elderly from Malta and Gozo were accompanied by members of the Order and volunteers to spend a lovely day together. The weather was beautiful […]

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  • 27/05/2015

    TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PERSONNEL AT ST URSULA MONASTERY

        The cloistered nuns of our Order once again very kindly organized a lovely afternoon tea party for the Lourdes Pilgrimage Personnel at St Ursula Monastery. Helpers were warmly welcomed into the parlor hall of the Monastery. The cheerful smiling nuns went so much out of their way to prepare delicious homemade refreshments. At […]

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  • 24/05/2015

    ANNUAL VOTIVE LAMP PILGRIMAGE TO ST. PAUL’S GROTTO

      Once again members of Maltese Association joined in the Votive Lamp procession in Rabat. This tradition had started in 1960 when Grand Master Fra Angelo de Moyana, accompanied by the Maltese Association, presented to St Paul’s Grotto a silver votive lamp in the form of a galley of the Order. As in previous years, […]

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  • 19/05/2015

    Radisson Blu Resort Tea Party for Our Lords the Sick

        A lavish spread of food with beverages was prepared by the devoted catering staff of the Radisson Blue Resort and was beautifully laid out in one of the lovely tea rooms leading onto a beautiful terrace of this charming and attractive hotel which overlooks the breathtaking and popular Golden Bay. We have come […]

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  • 01/05/2015

    Maltese Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2015

    1st – 5th May   [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2014NewsImages/may/lourdes/0000.JPG’ size=4][/img]   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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  • 23/04/2015

    LOURDES PREPARATION MASS

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/april/5000.JPG’ size=3][/img] With the Lourdes Pilgrimage taking place in a few days, Patients, helpers and pilgrims gathered at St Ursula’s Monastery in Valletta for a special Mass in preparation for Lourdes.   Before Holy Mass, Personnel met the Pilgrimage Director Marchesino de Petri Testaferrata who in brief pointed out the overall responsibilities. He also […]

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  • 17/04/2015

    Investiture and Drinks at St John’s Cavalier Valletta

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/april/4000.jpg’ size=3][/img] H.M.E.H. The Prince and Grand Master also made it a point to meet Members of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, and Volunteers, at St John’s Cavalier. This magnificent construction was built shortly after the Great Siege of 1565, and currently serves as the Order’s Embassy to Malta.     […]

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  • 16/04/2015

    Pontifical Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral Valletta

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/april/3000.jpg’ size=3][/img] One of the highlights of the State visit paid to Malta by H.M.E.H Fra Matthew Festing, Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta was the Solemn Celebration of the Holy Eucharist at St John’s Co-Cathedral on Thursday 16th April. […]

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  • 11/04/2015

    FAMILIARISATION LUNCH – RADISSON BLU HOTEL ST JULIANS

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/april/2000.JPG’ size=3][/img] About two hundred malades and helpers attended the pre-Lourdes familiarization fund-raising lunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel St Julians.   For some weeks, preparations have been on-going at Casa Lanfreducci, with the Pilgrimage just two weeks away. It was time to gather together pilgrims, malades and helpers to meet up for the […]

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  • 08/04/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE CORINTHIA MARINA HOTEL

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/april/1000.JPG’ size=3][/img] [span size=’3′][/span]           This month’s tea party brought together a group of lovely patients who have become part of the big happy Maltese Association family. The chosen venue for April was the attractive Corinthia Marina Hotel, where an array of tasty and scrumptious food was beautifully laid out […]

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