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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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  • 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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