Maltese Association

Order of Malta


  • Thu 25/04/2024


    With the Lourdes Pilgrimage taking place in a few days, patients, helpers and pilgrims gathered at St Ursula’s Monastery in Valletta, by gracious permission of the Prioress, for a special Mass in preparation for Lourdes, at 6.30 p.m. The Principal Chaplain, Mgr Brendan Gatt was the main celebrant. Mgr Paul C. Vella, Fr David Gauci, […]

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  • Mon 22/04/2024

    Delegation from Lombardy and Venice Visit Malta

    A delegation of members of the Order from the Delegation of Western Emilia of the Grand Priory of Lombardy and Venice, led by their Delegate Arch. Paolo Conforti, is visiting Malta over the next few days, accompanying a group of students from Piacenza who are in Malta with their teachers to expand their cultural knowledge […]

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  • Tue 16/04/2024

    Signing Ceremony for new Operational Premises in Gozo

    The Maltese Association today signed an important agreement with the Administrative Secretary of the Diocese of Gozo, Mr. Anthony Bezzina and with the Mgr Daniel Xerri, Archpriest of Xewkija, in representation of the Parish of St. John the Baptist in Xewkija, Gozo, in virtue of which premises at 19, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, were granted to […]

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  • Sun 31/03/2024

    A Holy and Blessed Easter to All

    Marco Pino, Resurrection of Christ, 1569-1576, oil on panel, 131 x 97.5 cm, Borghese Gallery, Roma . 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 23/03/2024

    Visit of the President of Republic of Malta to the Grand Master

    The President of the Republic of Malta Dr George William Vella was received today by the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap. This is the third visit – in different capacities – of President Vella whose mandate will terminate in April 2024. He previously visited the Grand Magistry as […]

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  • Mon 18/03/2024

    The Hospitaller visits the Maltanskie Centrum Pomocy Dziecom in Krakow

    The Hospitaller of the Maltese Association, Dr. Kevin F. Dingli, together with the Hospitaller of the Australian Association, Mr. John Murphy and his wife Tania, had the unique opportunity, after the close of the International Hospitallers’ Conference, to visit the Maltanskie Centrum Pomocy Dziecom, run by the Polish Association, in Krakow. They were escorted to […]

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  • Sat 16/03/2024

    30th International Hospitaller Conference kicks off in Krakow

      The Hospitaller, Dr. Kevin F. Dingli is attending the XXX International Hospitallers’ Conference of the Order of Malta which is being held between 15 – 17 March 2024 in Krakow, Poland.   “The purpose of this International Hospitaller Meeting is clear: to strengthen the Order’s hospitaller function to better serve our Lords: the poor […]

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  • Sun 10/03/2024

    Lenten Retreat 8-10 March 2024

    The annual Lenten live-in retreat of the Maltese Association was held at Manresa Retreat House on the outskirts of Victoria, Gozo, from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 March 2023. The well attended retreat was held in English and was conducted by the Association’s Principal Chaplain, Mgr. Brendan Mark Gatt.     The guiding text, which […]

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  • Wed 21/02/2024

    Presentation of Certificates Ceremony

    A Presentation of Certificates Ceremony concerning the Maltese Association’s Canine SAR Team took place at the Association’s headquarters at Casa Lanfreducci on Wednesday 21 February 2024, at 6.00 p.m. The event commenced with a welcoming speech by the President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, who was delighted to note the manner in which the Canine […]

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  • Sat 17/02/2024

    International World Day of the Sick

    The Maltese Association marked the International Day of the Sick at the Divine Mercy Sanctuary at San Pawl tat-Targa on the 17th February 2024, since the original date of the 11th February this year clashed with the Carnival. This was the first time that the event was held at this sanctuary, which is of more […]

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  • Wed 14/02/2024

    Ash Wednesday

    Various Members of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, lead by the Hospitaller Dr. Kevin F. Dingli, responded to the traditional invitation extended to them by Archpriest Canon Karm Busuttil and the Collegiate Chapter of St. Lawrence Collegiate Church in Birgu, to join in the celebration of the very special liturgy of Ash […]

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  • Fri 02/02/2024

    Admissions, Promotions and Awards Ceremony

      The event was held at St John’s co-Cathedral, in Valletta at 18:30hrs, starting with a procession from the sacristy to the main altar,  where the Chancellor, Dr Michael Grech, read the brevet issued by the Grand Master. After the blessing of the insignia, the presentation of the awards and promotions took place.     […]

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  • Wed 31/01/2024

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Parties

      The first of the Lourdes Patients Tea Parties for 2024, will be held in mid-February at 4.30 p.m. at the Radisson, Golden Sands. Anyone who wishes to volunteer to help at this event is kindly requested to contact the secretariat or Dame Victoire Borg Manché on 21226919 for more information.     How the […]

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  • Sat 27/01/2024

    Audience with Holy Father opens final day of Order of Malta’s Ambassadors Conference

      The third and final day of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta’s Ambassadors Conference opened this morning as the Holy Father received in private audience all the participating Ambassadors and Presidents of National Associations. HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata represented the Maltese Association.     Address of the Holy Father The morning session was […]

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