Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2021 News

  • Tue 07/09/2021

    Mass De Requiem in memory of the fallen of the Great Siege in 1565

    Mass De Requiem was celebrated at St. John’s co-cathedral in Valletta by Mgr Lawrence Gatt, Principal Chaplain, at 8.30 a.m. in memory of the fallen of the Great Siege in 1565. The blessing of the tombs of the fallen during the Great Siege, together with those of Melchoir de Robles and of Grand Master Jean […]

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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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  • Sat 26/06/2021

    St. John’s Feast in Gozo

    The liturgical feast of the birth of St John the Baptist, Patron Saint of the Order, was also celebrated at the parish church of Xewkija, Gozo, to which saint that parish is dedicated, on Saturday 26 June 2021. As is traditional, Members of the Association, which included the President and the Hospitaller, participated, together with […]

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  • Wed 23/06/2021

    St John’s Feast 24/06/2021

    The solemnity of the Birth of St John the Baptist was celebrated at St John’s Co-Cathedral, in Valletta, on Wednesday, the vigil of the Solemnity. The solemn translation of the holy relic of St John the Baptist started at 6:00pm. A part of the right arm of St John the Baptist is preserved in the […]

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  • Tue 22/06/2021

    Annual General Meeting 2021

    The Annual General Meeting of the Maltese Association, and the election for Council for the period 2021-2024, was this year held at the Xara Lodge, instead of at Casa Lanfreducci, the Association’s headquarters, in order to comply with the Covid-19 health regulations presently in force. Masks were worn by those present all the time.   […]

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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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  • Sun 06/06/2021

    Corpus Christi

    Holy Mass was celebrated by HG Mgr Charles Scicluna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, Conventual Chaplain Grand Cross ad honorem, on the feast of Corpus Christi at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Mdina, at 9:30.   The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta, together with the Maltese Lieutenancy of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre were […]

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  • Fri 28/05/2021

    The Lieutenant of the Grand Master receives His Eminence Mario Cardinal Grech

      The Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, received His Eminence Mario Cardinal Grech, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops, this morning at the Magistral Palace.   In expressing his sentiments of profound esteem and gratitude for the Cardinal’s closeness to the Order of Malta’s Grand Magistry, Fra’ Marco Luzzago recalled that […]

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  • Thu 29/04/2021

    Virtual Events

    We are living yet another “Lourdes moment” in pandemic mode. In an attempt to bring us all together, nationally and internationally, the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta and the Grand Magistry are organising the following virtual events: Activity organised by the Maltese Association in conjunction with our Volunteers Friday 30th April at 6:00pm: […]

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  • Sun 25/04/2021

    OMVG Presentation of Certificates   

    On Sunday 25th April, the Order of Malta Volunteers in Gozo were presented with  certificates to thank them for the voluntary work carried out in the previous years. The certificates were signed by the OMVG President Dr John B Pace and Chris Galea who is currently the Director. The certificates were delivered personally to each […]

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  • Fri 02/04/2021

    Happy Holy Easter

    The President, Members and Volunteers of the Maltese Association, join the rest of the Order of Malta worldwide, in wishing you all a Holy Easter.

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  • Sat 20/03/2021

    Lenten Talks

    Once again,  a traditional annual retreat had to be replaced with a  virtual Lenten Recollection due to the pandemic restrictions. Rev. Fr. Chris Cardona O.P., from the Dominican Priory in Rabat hosted the recollection which was held on Saturday 20 March 2021. Many members participated and appreciated the excellent and inspiring talks given by Fr. […]

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  • Thu 11/02/2021

    International Day of the Sick

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mass usually held in Zabbar at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces to commemorate the International Day of the Sick,  was this year celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Church in Valletta, by Fr Brendan Gatt and transmitted live on the Association’s YouTube Channel: Live Mass Transmission – […]

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