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  • Tue 02/05/2023

    Chapter of Professed in progress on eve of election of Grand Master

    Rome, 2 May 2023 – The Chapter of Professed opened this morning in the Magistral Villa. This is the body responsible for drafting, on the basis of a secret ballot, the binding list of three candidates for the election of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. This list will be presented […]

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  • Sun 09/04/2023

    A Holy and Blessed Easter to All

    The President, Members and Volunteers of the Maltese Association, join the rest of the Order of Malta worldwide, in wishing you all a Holy and Blessed Easter. .

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  • Sat 08/04/2023

    Easter comes to SAMOC

      . Patients undergoing treatment at the Day Ward of Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre were given a special Easter treat on Holy Saturday. . The volunteers on duty today followed in the footsteps started by the Hospitaller, Dr. Kevin F. Dingli, and his daughter Dr. Louisa Bencini Dingli, way back in 2019, pre-covid, and […]

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  • Wed 29/03/2023

    St Michael’s School Art Students visit the Exhibition

      The art students attending St Michael’s School, this morning visited the Order of Malta National Art Exhibition at St John’s Cavalier in Valletta. .   Dr Pascal A. Demajo, the chairman of the organising committee, welcomed the students that were accompanied by Ms Laura Cachia and Ms Claire Formosa. .   Ms Nikki Radojevic […]

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  • Sun 26/03/2023

    London hosts the 29th International Hospitaller Conference

      The Hospitaller of the Maltese Association, Dr. Kevin F. Dingli, participated at the 29th International Hospitaller’s Conference which was held in London between 25 – 26 March 2023. The Hospitaller also represented the Maltese Association at the General Assembly of Malteser International which was held in the afternoon of the preceeding day, where new […]

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  • Fri 24/03/2023

    Order of Malta National Art Exhibition

    The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, a registered Voluntary Organisation, No. 1885, is holding a ‘National Art Exhibition’, at St John’s Cavalier, in Valletta, by  kind permission of H.E. Prince Augusto Ruffo di Calabria, the Order’s Ambassador to Malta. All artists living in Malta and Gozo were welcome to participate. Prospective participants had […]

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  • Wed 22/03/2023

    Pre-launch of the Exhibition

      The Pre-launch of the Order of Malta National Art exhibition was a great event in terms of PR as well as a fund-raising event for the Association.   The exhibition itself a milestone in our Association activities in it’s appeal to the Maltese nation, in terms of what the Maltese Artistic community offers to […]

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  • Sun 12/03/2023

    Lenten Retreat

      The Lenten retreat of the Maltese Association was held at Manresa Retreat House in Victoria, Gozo, from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 March 2023. The retreat was held in English and was guided by the Principal Chaplain, Fr. M. Brendan Gatt. .   The theme of the retreat was Holy Ground: Where God meets […]

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  • Wed 22/02/2023

    Ash Wednesday Holy Mass

      Various Members and volunteers of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta lead by the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, responded to the invitation extended to them by Archpriest Canon Karm Busuttil and the Collegiate Chapter of St. Lawrence Collegiate Church in Birgu, to join in the very special liturgy of Ash […]

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  • Sat 11/02/2023

    The International Day of the Sick 2023

      As was customary before the recent pandemic, on the anniversary of the first Appartion of Our Lady to Bernadette in Lourdes, the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta commemorated the International Day of the Sick, once again on 11th February, with a Mass celebrated by Fr Savio Vella, Chaplain of The Order, at […]

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  • Fri 03/02/2023

    Investiture and Promotion Ceremony – 3 February 2023

    Holy Mass was celebrated by the Order’s Principal Chaplain, the Rev. Canon Brendan Gatt, in the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral on Friday, 3rd February at 18.30hrs. The President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, assisted by the Chancellor, Dr Michael Grech, presided over the investiture ceremony during the Mass.     The following individuals were […]

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  • Sat 28/01/2023


    Fra’ John Dunlap: “The new Sovereign Council will prove to be strategic in facing today’s great challenges”. The Extraordinary Chapter General, presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra’ John Dunlap and Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope, elected all the members of the Sovereign Council, who will remain in […]

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  • Wed 25/01/2023


    Pope Francis: “Thank you because you make yourself available to our brothers and sisters in need”. The Extraordinary General Chapter of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta kicks off today in a religious structure on the outskirts of Rome, after a few days of spiritual reflections. It is presided over by the Lieutenant of the Grand […]

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  • Thu 15/12/2022

    Presentation of Christmas Hampers

    The President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, on behalf of the Maltese Association, formally presented the traditional Christmas Hampers containing foodstuffs and other essentials to representatives of various Charitable Institutes: St Joseph Home Zejtun; Missionaries of Charity; Emigrants Commision; St Rita Home Tarxien; St Patrick`s Home; St Theresa Home Zurrieq; Dar Theresa Spinelli and the Dominican […]

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  • Thu 24/11/2022

    Archbishop’s Tenth Anniversary

    The President and Council of the Maltese Association were invited by HG the Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, Charles Jude Scicluna, to Mass to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination at St John’s co-Cathedral in Valletta. The President Malta, Dr George Vella, and Mrs Vella, the Prime Minister Robert Abela, Chief Justice Mark Chetcuti, […]

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