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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 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 special needs (referred to […]

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  • 23/04/2015

    LOURDES PREPARATION MASS

      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 spoke about the […]

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  • 17/04/2015

    Investiture and Drinks at St John’s Cavalier Valletta

      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. During the reception, H.M.E.H. […]

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  • 16/04/2015

    Pontifical Mass at St John’s Co-Cathedral Valletta

      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. The Pontifical […]

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  • 11/04/2015

    FAMILIARISATION LUNCH – RADISSON BLU HOTEL ST JULIANS

      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 first time when […]

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  • 08/04/2015

    LOURDES PATIENTS TEA PARTY AT THE CORINTHIA MARINA HOTEL

            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 in the Bay View Restaurant. Some […]

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  • 24/03/2015

    Maltese Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes

      (1st – 5th May 2015) 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 with Special Needs […]

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  • 13/03/2015

    Lenten Weekend Spiritual Retreat

      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 volunteers of the […]

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  • 10/03/2015

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

        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 has always been a pleasant location to treat our […]

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  • 18/02/2015

    Ash Wednesday

      St Lawrence Collegiate Church – Birgu 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 of the revered Reliquary […]

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