Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2016 News

  • Sun 13/03/2016

    Pontifical High Mass, Sunday 13 March, St John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta

      At the end the XXIV European Hospitallers’ Conference in Malta, Pontifical High Mass was presided by the Archbishop of Malta, HG Mgr Charles J. Scicluna, with HE Mgr Jean Lafitte, Prelate of the Order in the presence of HMEH Frà Matthew Festing, Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta. The participants of […]

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  • Sat 12/03/2016

    Order of Malta leaders in healthcare, social and humanitarian issues meet in Fort St Angelo, Birgu, to review world health concerns and plan future care

      As the world faces the greatest humanitarian crisis since the mid 20th century, senior officials in the Order of Malta met over two intense days of work to review their charitable works over the last 12 months, including support for migrants, asylum seeker and IDPs. The Order operates in a related series of support, […]

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  • Tue 08/03/2016

    The Maltese Association Lenten Retreat, 4 –6 March, 2016

    The Maltese Association had its three-day Lenten spiritual retreat for members, spouses and volunteers, from the 4 to the 6 March at Manresa Retreat House in Victoria, Gozo. The retreat was in English and expertly guided by Fr Robert Soler SJ. The general theme was: God’s Mercy made visible in Jesus Christ. “In order to […]

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  • Wed 24/02/2016

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party at the Corinthia San Gorg St George’s Bay

      [su_quote cite=”Desmond Tutu”] God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion[/su_quote] As the sun shone that morning, we knew it would make it that much easier for our dear friends to turn up for […]

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  • Tue 23/02/2016

    Zabbar Parish Church 400th Anniversary Celebration

      The event started with a procession by the members of the Order from the Chapel of the Annunciation to the Parish Church of Our Lady of Graces. Apart from the Order’s banner, the ornate banner which had been donated to the Zabbar Parish by Grand Master Chigi in 1951, on the occasion of the […]

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  • Fri 05/02/2016

    Demise of confrére Roger de Giorgio

      Architect Roger de Giorgio, born in Milan on the 29th December 1922 and passed away on 5th February 2016. Roger de Giorgio joined the Order in 1957 as a Donat of Devotion, and climbed the ranks all the way to Knight Grand Cross of Magistral Grace in Obedience with Sash: the Magistral Grace equivalent […]

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  • Fri 05/02/2016

    Dar tal-Providenza Tea Parties

    27th January & 4th February 2016   [su_quote cite=”Sharron Angle”] There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability[/su_quote]         The Maltese Association hosted around seventy five Dar tal-Providenza residents, being half the number of residents there, to a Tea […]

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  • Tue 02/02/2016

    Series of lectures on 2 February 2016

      A series of lectures kicked off on Tuesday 2 February 2016 at Casa Lanfredduci. Some 30 guests, from a cruise liner berthed in Valletta, arrived for a lecture about the Order of St John in modern times. The lecturer, confrere Dane Munro, gave an overview of the global and local activities of the Order, […]

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  • Fri 29/01/2016

    Ceremony of Awards at The Oratory

    A ceremony of awards was held at The Oratory, St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta on the 29 January 2016. The ceremony was presided by HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, President of the Maltese Association, assisted by the Chancellor Comm. Dr Michael Grech and the Master of Ceremonies Mr. Chris Cassar Torregiani. The Principal Chaplain, […]

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  • Wed 20/01/2016

    Xara Lodge Tea Party

    [su_quote cite=”Ram Doss”] I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion, and where it isn’t, that’s where my work lies… [/su_quote]         It was a cold afternoon, but this didn’t discourage our invited guests, who all turned up, wrapped up in warm clothing and very eager to […]

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  • Sat 09/01/2016

    Family Fun Day Event – Malta International Airport

      [su_quote cite=”Simone de Beauvoir “] One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others [/su_quote]         The day started off with Holy Mass celebrated by The Rev. Mgr Paul Vella who was assisted by the Rev Canon Carmel Busuttil and popular hymns were sung to […]

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  • Thu 07/01/2016

    First Aid Awareness course

      A basic but most useful First Aid Awareness course was held at Casa Lanfreducci on Thursday 7 January 2016, very competently conducted by Mrs Gemma Sirol. This was organised for all those members and volunteers who shall be manning the Order of Malta’s First Aid posts at the Rome Basilicas in connection with the […]

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  • Tue 05/01/2016

    Prison Ministry – Thanksgiving Supper for Inmates

      The Prison Ministry organised the annual Thanksgiving Supper for all inmates at the Young Offenders Unit Rehabilitation Services (YOURS) at Mtahleb. A number of foreign inmates from the Corradino Correctional Facility (CCF) who participate in the Prison Ministry Project were also in attendance. Inmates were treated to a lavish dinner consisting of a cold […]

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