Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2018 News

  • Mon 24/12/2018

    Christmas Eve Mass and President’s Promotion

    Members of the Maltese Association, volunteers and their families lead by the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, marked Christmas Eve at the historical Fort St. Angelo, thanks to the very kind permission of Fra’ John Critien who also attended the event. This is a venue which is pregnant in meaning and significance for the […]

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  • Mon 17/12/2018

    Presentation of Christmas Hampers

    On behalf of the Maltese Association on the 17th December 2018, the President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata formally presented a 130 Christmas Hampers to representatives of various Charitable Institutes and other beneficiaries in need of a helping hand. Following a brief welcome by the President, light refreshments were served to those in attendance. This […]

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  • Tue 11/12/2018

    Christmas Tea Party at Sir Paul Boffa Home for the Elderly

    Following the announcement advising about a new service at the Sir Paul Boffa Home for the Elderly and much to the delight of the residents, a Christmas Tea Party was organised on the 10th December 2018. A number of volunteers served tea and coffee as well as a festive drink to the guests. The afternoon […]

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  • Tue 04/12/2018

    Children’s Christmas Party

    The Maltese Association hosted the traditional Children’s Christmas Party for the 10th year running at the Grand Hotel Excelsior on Tuesday 4th December 2018. Around 200 deserving children hailing from various parts of the Island, some suffering from visual impairment, were treated to an afternoon of festive fun, with lively and engaging entertainment once again […]

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  • Mon 26/11/2018

    Advent Day Retreat

    The Advent Day Retreat was held at the St Joseph’s Retreat House Tal-Virtu’ Rabat. The Introductory Prayers – Lauds, were led by the Principal chaplain, Mgr Lawrence Gatt and the talks were given by Rev. Fr. Konrad Grech SJ. The main theme of the advent retreat was the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis – “GAUDETE ET […]

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  • Mon 19/11/2018

    World Day of the Poor

    “This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him” The Order of Malta is responding to the invitation of Pope Francis to actively participate in this second World Day of the Poor. The cry of the poor man is he who may be poor in spirit or in body. The Order has answered this cry […]

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  • Sat 27/10/2018

    Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion for Patients and Personnel

    The annual Lourdes Pilgrimage Reunion was held at the Madonna tal-Mirakli Hall in Lija on Saturday 27 October at 6.00 p.m.     A very good number of pilgrims, members, volunteers and patients and their families participated in this event, with some even crossing over from Gozo. Our Lords the Sick were assisted throughout by […]

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  • Sun 21/10/2018

    Feast of St Ursula

    Holy Mass was celebrated on the Feast Day of St Ursula by HG Archbishop Emeritus Paul Cremona OP assisted by the Nuns’ chaplain, Fr Anthony Chircop and other members of the clergy, at St Ursula Monastery in Valletta.       This yearly event in the Maltese Association’s calendar of religious activities was very well […]

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  • Tue 16/10/2018

    Visits to Sir Paul Boffa Hospital

    The Maltese Association has launched a new Project involving fortnightly visits to elderly residents at Sir Paul Boffa Hospital in Floriana. Some residents receive very few visitors, and some receive none at all, so we intend to provide some company to this group in particular. This Project also witnesses the re-establishment of the historic ties […]

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  • Sat 13/10/2018

    Feast of Blessed Gerard

      Holy Mass was celebrated to commemorate the feast of Blessed Gerard – the founder of our Order – by Fr Savio Vella SDB, Conventual Chaplain, at the monastery of the cloistered sisters of St Ursula in Valletta, where the skull of Bl. Gerard is preserved.         Members, volunteers and guests together […]

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  • Fri 05/10/2018

    First Friday Masses

    The First Friday Masses at held at Our Lady of victory Church in Valletta at 18:30, have resumed after the break for the summer holidays. Refreshments, kindly prepared by various members and their spouses, are served at Casa Lanfreducci after Mass.  

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  • Tue 18/09/2018

    Verdala Palace Tea Party – 18 September 2018

    The Maltese Association very recently held the traditional annual tea party for the Elderly in the airy and spacious grounds of Verdala Palace on 18th September 2018. This unique venue was, as always, made available with the kind permission of H.E. the President of Malta Dr. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, who also attended the event […]

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  • Sun 09/09/2018

    Stage with the Hospitalité Notre-Dame de Lourdes

    For the eleventh year in a row a number of Members and Volunteers of the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta were in Lourdes from the 9th September to the 14th September to do a Stage.   This year the group totalled nineteen participants out of which two, Angele Mifsud Bonnici and Joseph Mangion, […]

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  • Sat 08/09/2018

    8 September Pontifical High Mass of Thanksgiving

      Pontifical High Mass of Thanksgiving to commemorate the Victory of the Great Siege of 1565 was celebrated at St John’s Co-Cathedral Valletta.   The members met at 8.30 a.m. in the vestry for robing and at 9.15 a.m. processed to the High Altar, followed by the reverend clergy, where the Archbishop, H. G. Mgr […]

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