Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2017 News

  • Thu 15/06/2017

    Seventh Orchestral Charity Concert at St John’s Co-Cathedral

      FOLLOWED BY A RECEPTION IN THE NEPTUNE COURTYARD OF THE GRANDMASTER’S PALACE IN VALLETTA 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 […]

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  • Wed 24/05/2017

    Tea Party For Lourdes Personnel at St Ursula Monastery

    “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” — Lao Tzu The cloistered nuns of our Order once again very kindly organized a lovely afternoon tea party for Lourdes Pilgrimage Personnel at the Monastery of St Ursula. Helpers were warmly welcomed into the parlor hall of the Convent. […]

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  • Thu 04/05/2017

    Maltese Association Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2017

      Maltese Association Pilgrimage Director The President, HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata The 2017 pilgrimage to Lourdes, organised by the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta was, once again, a huge success. I am incredibly grateful to all the members of the organising committee, who worked so very hard for so many weeks […]

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  • Thu 27/04/2017

    Lourdes Preparatory Mass

    With just one week to go and preparation in full swing, Our Lords the Sick, helpers and pilgrims gathered at St Ursula’s convent in Valletta for a final briefing and celebration of Holy Mass. Before Mass, in the absence of President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, who is currently in Rome attending the Council Complete of […]

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  • Sun 23/04/2017

    Familiarisation Lunch – Radisson Blu Hotel St Julians

    Close to two hundred malades, friends and relatives of the Sick and volunteers attended the pre-Lourdes familiarization fund-raising lunch at the Radisson Blu Hotel St Julians. The atmosphere was convivial and jovial! For some weeks, preparations have been on-going at Casa Lanfreducci, with the Pilgrimage now just two weeks away. It was time to gather […]

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  • Wed 05/04/2017

    Lourdes Patients Tea Party at the Corinthia Marina Hotel

    “It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime.” — Steve Maraboli The Maltese Association’s monthly afternoon tea-parties for our past Lourdes patients continue to give a lot of happiness and respite to our dear friends. These get-together events are also so very […]

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  • Wed 29/03/2017

    SAMOC Visit of Princess Ruffo di Calabria

    On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata escorted H.S.H Princess Tana Ruffo di Calabria, on a visit to the Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre (SAMOC), where our Association provides a daily volunteer service. The Princess is the wife of the new Ambassador of the Sovereign Order to Malta, and was […]

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  • Wed 22/03/2017

    Lourdes Patients’ Tea Party at Xara Lodge

    “The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” — Hubert H. Humphrey It was a pleasant Wednesday afternoon, where both elderly and young Lourdes patients turned up for the March Lourdes tea party! We had a group of 45 which was great. It was so rewarding to see them all there, happily chatting and eating […]

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  • Fri 17/03/2017

    Lenten Weekend Spiritual Retreat

    17th – 19th March 2017 The annual Lenten Retreat of the Order of Malta was held from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th March at Manresa House in Victoria, Gozo. The Lenten talks were led by the Rev. Mgr Paul Cardona. The general theme of the retreat was “The Theological Virtue of Charity”. Members and volunteers […]

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  • Fri 17/03/2017

    XXV Hospitallers’ Conference

    The XXV Hospitallers’ Conference was held at the headquarters of the French Association in Paris on 17th – 18th March 2017. The Conference was presided over by the Grand Hospitaller, Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel who delivered the opening and closing addresses and moderated throughout. The Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager was also in attendance and addressed […]

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  • Fri 03/03/2017

    Investiture & Decoration Ceremony

    An investiture and decoration ceremony took place on Friday 3rd March 2017 in the Oratory at St John’s Co-Cathedral. The ceremony was presided over by the Association’s President, H.E. Daniel de Petri Testaferrata assisted by the Chancellor, Comm. Dr Michael Grech. The Principal Chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt, celebrated Holy Mass and Mgr Paul Vella and […]

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  • Wed 01/03/2017

    Ash Wednesday Liturgical Celebrations

    Very much in keeping with established custom, Members of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta lead by Vice President Major Ray Miller responded to the invitation extended to them by Archpriest Canon Joe Mizzi and the Collegiate Chapter of St. Lawrence Collegiate Church in Birgu to join in the very special liturgy of […]

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