Maltese Association

Order of Malta

Archived News

  • Sat 18/12/2021

    Exchange of Christmastide Greetings

    The Maltese Association was invited to exchange Christmastide Greetings with His Grace Mgr. Charles Jude Scicluna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, at the Archbishop’s Palace in Valletta on Saturday 18th December 2021. A delegation from Council, lead by the President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, duly responded to the invitation. At the exchange of greetings, the President […]

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  • Fri 03/12/2021

    Funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing in Malta

      The funeral of Fra’ Matthew Festing, former Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta, who died at the age of 71 on November 12 last, was held today in St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta. The funeral was celebrated by Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, Special Delegate of the Pope. The Archbishop of Malta, […]

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  • Sat 20/11/2021


      The Maltese Association today had its annual advent retreat for members, prospective members, spouses and volunteers at St Joseph Retreat House in Rabat. At the beginning of the  retreat, the President of the Maltese Association, Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, welcomed back the attendees physically present, after two years of virtual retreats. .    The […]

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  • Sun 14/11/2021

    World Day Of The Poor

      .  MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE FIFTH WORLD DAY OF THE POOR     14 November 2021, Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time “The poor you will always have with you” (Mk 14:7) . “The poor you will always have with you” (Mk 14:7). Jesus spoke these words at a meal in Bethany, in […]

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  • Thu 04/11/2021

    Solemn Profession of Fra’ Francis Vassallo

      The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta is overjoyed that one of its members – Fra’ Francis Vassallo – took his Solemn Profession on Thursday 4th November 2021 at St John’s co-Cathedral Valletta.   His Grace Mgr Charles J Scicluna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, celebrated Pontifical Mass at the High Altar, while H.E. […]

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  • Wed 13/10/2021

    Feast of Blessed Gerard

      Holy Mass was celebrated at the oratory in St. John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta at 18:30, to commemorate the feast of Blessed Gerard, the founder of the Order.   The Principal Chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt  celebrated the Holy Mass.  Mgr. Paul Vella, Fr. David Gauci and Fr. Stephan Attard concelebrated.       The mass was also […]

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  • Mon 04/10/2021

    Renewal of Simple Vows

    This morning Fra’ Francis Vassallo renewed his simple vows as a Professed Knight of the Order, during Holy Mass celebrated by the Principal Chaplain, the Very Rev. Mgr Lawrence Gatt, at the Church of Our Lady of Victory in Valletta, at 10:00AM.       Fra’ Francis professed his Fifth Temporary Vows in the hands of […]

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  • Tue 21/09/2021

    Independence Day Pontifical Mass

      The Maltese Association was invited to the Independence Day Pontifical Mass held at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta. His Grace the Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, Mgr Charles Jude Scicluna was the main celebrant.     His Excellency The President and Mrs. Vella, The Prime Minister and Mrs. Abela, the leader of the opposition and […]

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  • Tue 17/08/2021


    The young men at the Alberto Marvelli Residence, under the direction of their Home Coordinator Mr. Dario Debono, organised a barbeque on the rooftop of the premises in Paola on Tuesday 17th August 2021 to which the members of the Management Committee responsible for the running of the Residence were invited. Advantage was taken of […]

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  • Fri 13/08/2021

    Wheelchair transporter Vehicle Presentation in Gozo

      A generous Gozitan gentleman, Mr. Coronato Vella, has donated a Toyota Ractis Hatchback Disability Variant to the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, for use by the Order of Malta Volunteers in Gozo.     The vehicle, which has ample headroom and is equipped with an easily operable tail lift, can very safely […]

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  • Sun 06/06/2021

    Votive Lamp Pilgrimage

    The annual Votive Lamp Pilgrimage to St. Paul’s Grotto in Rabat, led by the Association’s President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, was held on Sunday 6 June, which also happened to be the feast of Corpus Christi. This is the second public activity of the Association today, only possible following the revised health guidelines regarding […]

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