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  • 20/06/2015

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

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/june/3000.jpg’ size=2][/img] 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 […]

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  • 17/06/2015

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

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/june/6000.jpg’ size=3][/img] 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 […]

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  • 09/06/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE SANT MANDUCA RESIDENCE IN MDINA

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/june/2001.jpg’ size=3][/img] [span size=’3′][/span]             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 […]

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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

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/may/5000.jpg’ size=3][/img] 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 […]

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  • 27/05/2015

    TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PERSONNEL AT ST URSULA MONASTERY

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/may/2000.jpg’ size=3][/img] [span size=’3′][/span]               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 […]

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  • 24/05/2015

    ANNUAL VOTIVE LAMP PILGRIMAGE TO ST. PAUL’S GROTTO

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/may/image001.jpg’ size=3][/img] 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.     […]

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  • 19/05/2015

    Radisson Blu Resort Tea Party for Our Lords the Sick

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/may/1000.JPG’ size=3][/img]   [span size=’3′][/span]                     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 […]

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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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  • 24/03/2015

    Maltese Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes

    (1st – 5th May 2015)   [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2014NewsImages/may/lourdes/0000.JPG’ size=3][/img] Every first weekend 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 […]

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  • 13/03/2015

    Lenten Weekend Spiritual Retreat

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/march/3672.jpg’ size=3][/img] The annual Lenten Retreat of the Order of Malta was held from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March at Manresa House in Victoria, Gozo.   The Lenten talks were led by Rev. Fr Mario Mule Stagno SDB. The general theme of the retreat was “The Challenge of Lent”. Over thirty-three members and […]

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  • 10/03/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE XARA LODGE L/O RABAT

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/march/0082.jpg’ size=3][/img] [span size=’3′][/span]           We are very grateful to confrère Mr Justin Zammit Tabona and his competent staff at The Xara Lodge, who very kindly entertained our patients to a lovely tea party with warm delicious eats and hot drinks on this cold wintry afternoon.   The Xara Lodge […]

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  • 24/02/2015

    FEBRUARY TEA PARTY FOR LOURDES PATIENTS at The Hotel Corinthia San Gorg

    [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/march/1001.jpg’ size=3][/img] [span size=’3′][/span]           This month our Lourdes patients braved the rainy and cold weather to meet up with each other at the exclusive Corinthia San Gorg Hotel in St Julians. Our malades were treated to a lovely tea party in one of the suites which was beautifully set […]

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  • 18/02/2015

    ASH WEDNESDAY

    St Lawrence Collegiate Church – Birgu   [img src=’http://orderofmalta-malta.org.mt/images/2015NewsImages/march/1771.jpg’ size=3][/img] Every year, the Archpriest and Collegiate Chapter of the church of St Lawrence in Birgu, very kindly invite the Association to take part in the Ash Wednesday church function.   Members of the Order gathered at Santa Scolastica Monastery at 5.45 p.m. for the translation […]

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  • 06/02/2015

    FIRST FRIDAY MASS

    Maltese Association Chaplain Rev. Fr Savio Vella officiated the First Friday Holy Mass for the month of February at Our Lady of Victory Church in Valletta.He was assisted by the Rev. Mgr Victor Zammit McKeon.   After Mass light refreshments were served at Casa Lanfreducci.

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