Maltese Association

Order of Malta

2023 News

  • Mon 25/12/2023

    Happy Holy Christmas

    Benvenuto Tisi, detto GAROFALO Ferrara, 1476 circa  – 1559 Adoration of the Shepherds, oil on panel, cm 47 x 32 Borghese Gallery, Roma The President, Council and Members of the Maltese Association wish you all a Happy Holy Christmas filled with God’s Blessing. May the New Year 2024 bring you unfailing health, peace of mind […]

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  • Sun 24/12/2023

    Christmas Eve Mass

      Christmas Eve Mass took place at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta at 7:30 pm, graciously hosted by the Very Rev. Mgr. Paul Vella, Rector of St. John’s Co-Cathedral, who also presided over the celebration.     The first and second readings were delivered by Dame Rita Mizzi and Marchesino Josef Formosa Gauci, while the […]

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  • Fri 22/12/2023

    Distribution of Hampers and Essential Items in Gozo

      The Order of Malta Volunteers in Gozo continued with their important task of providing food supplies and other essential items to many needy social cases on the island of Gozo.    Thanks to the supply of twenty food hampers from the Maltese Association of the Order, the Volunteers in Gozo could distribute these to […]

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  • Thu 21/12/2023

    Presentation of Christmas Hampers

      The President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, on behalf of the Maltese Association, formally presented the traditional Christmas Hampers containing foodstuffs and other essentials to representatives of various Church and Religious Organisations and Charitable Institutes, at a formal ceremony held at the Association’s headquarters at Casa Lanfreducci in Valletta this afternoon.   In a […]

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  • Thu 21/12/2023

    Grand Master’s Christmas Greeting

    Below is the text of the Christmas greeting video message (click here for video link), from  the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap: Dear Members, and Friends of the Order- As we approach Christmas and the birth of Our Saviour, Jesus Christ, I should like to share with you from the Grand Magistry […]

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  • Wed 20/12/2023

    Exchange of Greetings

    On the 20th December 2023 members of Council, led by the President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, exchanged greetings with His Excellency Dr George Vella, President of the Republic, who was accompanied by his wife Mrs Miriam Vella, at the Palace, Valletta; with the Hon. Dr Robert Abela, Prime Minister, who was also accompanied by […]

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  • Sun 17/12/2023

    Basic Life Support Defibrillation Instructor Course in Sicily

      The joint agreement between CISOM and the Maltese Association of the Order of Malta is already bearing fruition.   Mrs Manolita Manicaro, a very active Volunteer of OMVG within the Maltese Association, was the best student, passing with top marks during the CISOM BLSD Instructor Course from 15th to 17th December, held at the […]

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  • Fri 15/12/2023

    Council Delegation visits the Grand Master

    A delegation of the Council is currently in Rome, where they presented HMEH the Grand Master with a Maltese lace Jabot prepared by a master Gozitan craftswoman, on Wednesday 13th December at 11:30. The Grand Master, Fra’ John Dunlap, was also presented with a collection of majolica arborelli depicting the eight langues of the Order. […]

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  • Fri 15/12/2023

    Children’s Christmas Party

    150 children and 50 accompanying parents and helpers were hosted to the traditional Children’s Christmas Party which the Maltese Association hosts at the Grand Hotel Excelsior. This year’s event, which took place on Friday 15th December 2023 at 16:30, happens to mark the 15th anniversary of this much awaited seasonal party. Around 20 members and […]

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  • Mon 04/12/2023

    Refectory of Martha’s Kitchen opens its doors

      The Refettorju tal-Kċina ta’ Marta (Refectory of Martha’s Kitchen) opened its doors this evening at the Balzan Welcoming Centre, run by the Migrants Commission. The Maltese Association of the Order of Malta has enlisted a number of Members and Volunteers to assist at the Refettorju by preparing, plating and serving food to the various […]

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  • Fri 01/12/2023

    An exhibition on the history of the Order of Malta opens in Valletta

    In memory of Fra’ John Critien, curator of the Order of Malta art collection On Friday 1st December 2023, an exhibition was launched at the National Library of Malta entitled ‘In the Footsteps of the Hospitallers: 900 years of chivalry, faith and charity’. The display mainly features documents from the Order’s archives conserved at the […]

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  • Tue 28/11/2023

    The Grand Commander addresses the Maltese Association Members

      The Grand Commander H.E. Fra’ Emmanuel Rousseau took advantage of his visit to Malta in company of Fra’ Jean-Louis Mainguy, knight resident designate at Fort St. Angelo, to meet and address members of the Maltese Association at the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta at St. John’s Cavalier in Valletta on Tuesday 28th […]

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  • Sat 25/11/2023

    Advent Retreat 25-11-2023

    The annual Advent Spiritual retreat for members, prospective members, spouses and volunteers was held on Saturday 25 November at the St Joseph Retreat House in Rabat. The main theme of the retreat was “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only […]

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