Maltese Association

Order of Malta


  • Sun 25/12/2022

    Happy Christmas 2022

    The President, Council and Members of the Maltese Association wish you all a Happy Holy Christmas filled with God’s Blessing. In his Christmas address, HG Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna, told Catholics that away from the glitz, lights and parties that characterise this time of the year, Christmas Day is a time to foster unity with […]

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  • Sat 17/12/2022


    Over 200 children were hosted to a Christmas Party at the Grand Hotel Excelsior on Thursday 8 December at 16:30. This year marks the 14th anniversary of the party.   . Around 25 members and volunteers, led by the Hospitaller, served the abundant party food. Free flowing drinks together with cake, cookies and marshmallows, coffee and […]

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  • Thu 15/12/2022

    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 Charitable Institutes: St Joseph Home Zejtun; Missionaries of Charity; Emigrants Commision; St Rita Home Tarxien; St Patrick`s Home; St Theresa Home Zurrieq; Dar Theresa Spinelli and the Dominican […]

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  • Sun 11/12/2022

    Pjazza Tigne fundraising Activity

    The Canine SAR Team participated in the Pjazza Tigne Christmas Market on the 10th and 11th of December, aiming to raise awareness and drive donations towards their cause. The market was organised by Times Events, who generously allocated a large space towards the initiative free of charge. Within this space,an agility course was set up […]

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  • Sat 10/12/2022

    Funeral of Venerable Bailiff Fra’ John Edward Critien

      The funeral of Venerable Bailiff Fra’ John Edward Critien, Grand Prior of Rome, who died on 3 December at the age of 73, was held this morning at St Lawrence Collegiate church in Birgu.   The members of the Maltese Association, led by their President, HE Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, took part in […]

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  • Sat 03/12/2022


    Grand Prior of Rome and former member of the Sovereign Council With great sadness, the Grand Magistry announces the passing of Fra’ John Edward Critien. Grand Prior of Rome and former member of the Sovereign Council of the Order of Malta, he died today in the Magistral Palace at the age of 73. The Lieutenant […]

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  • Thu 24/11/2022

    Archbishop’s Tenth Anniversary

    The President and Council of the Maltese Association were invited by HG the Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, Charles Jude Scicluna, to Mass to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination at St John’s co-Cathedral in Valletta. The President Malta, Dr George Vella, and Mrs Vella, the Prime Minister Robert Abela, Chief Justice Mark Chetcuti, […]

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  • Sun 20/11/2022

    Volunteers’ Fund-Raising Lunch

    The Volunteers Of The Order had their Fund-Raising Autumn Lunch today at Villa Arrigo, San Pawl Tat-Targa. This well attended event started at 12:00 with Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Savio Vella sdb. After Mass, delicious appetisers: Olives wrapped in puff pastry; Sausages with honey and mustard; Caramelised onion & cheddar bites, together with a […]

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  • Sat 12/11/2022

    Advent Retreat

      The annual advent retreat for members, prospective members, spouses and volunteers was held today at St Joseph Retreat House in Rabat. The day’s retreat started with the Introductory Prayers – Lauds – led by the preacher Fr. Savio Vells, SDB, whose talks were extremely interesting and appreciated by all. The main theme of the retreat was […]

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  • Sat 22/10/2022

    National Associations Presidents’ Meeting in Krakow

    The meeting of the presidents of the Order of Malta’s national associations was held in Krakow, Poland, from 19 to 22 October.  Present were twenty-four presidents (or their representatives) of the national associations of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Cuba, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Holland, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Scandinavia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, […]

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  • Fri 21/10/2022

    Feast of St. Ursula

      The Association was invited by the Mother Prioress and the cloistered sisters of the Monastery of St Ursula to Holy Mass celebrated by His Grace the Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday 20th October 2022 – the day before the feast of St Ursula. The Mass was transmitted live on television […]

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  • Sat 15/10/2022

    International Day of the Order – Ta’ Pinu Pilgrimage

    The Maltese Association’s National Pilgrimage to the most revered Shrine of Our Lady of Ta’ Pinu at Gharb, Gozo, was resuscitated on Saturday 15th October 2022 after a gap of just over 3 years caused by the terrible pandemic that was COVID-19 which just like with so many other activities had disrupted this cherished hospitaller […]

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  • Fri 14/10/2022

    Twinning Agreement: Sicilian Relief Corps -Gozo Volunteers

    The Corpo Italiano Soccorso Ordine di Malta (CISOM) and the Order of Malta Volunteers in Gozo (OMVG) recently signed a twinning agreement. The deal is meant to strengthen the relationship between the volunteers in Gozo and the well-equipped Italian relief corps of the Order of Malta in Sicily. As part of the agreement a project […]

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  • Thu 13/10/2022

    Feast of Blessed Gerard

    Holy Mass was today celebrated at St Ursula Monastery in Valletta at 6:30 pm, to commemorate the feast of the founder of the Order of Malta, Blessed Gerard. This feast, which is so dear to the Maltese Association, started with a procession from the sacristy to the church, which was led by the President, Marchesino […]

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