• 25/10/2021

    Mosaic of Our Lady of Philermos unveiled in the Vatican Gardens

      The image of Our Lady of Philermos, protector of the Order of Malta since the fourteenth century, was unveiled on 22 October in the Vatican Gardens with a ceremony. Thanks to the initiative and generosity of the late Order of Malta’s ambassador to the Philippines, Odelia Gregorio Arroyo, an artistic mosaic depicting the icon […]

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  • 10/09/2021

    The Sovereign Order of Malta at the G20 Interfaith Dialogue Forum in Bologna

    Promoting social cohesion – overcoming the inequalities exacerbated by the pandemic crisis -, relaunching the role that religious institutions and organisations play both in the management of crisis situations – such as the health crisis – and of conflicts, and emphasising respect for humanitarian rights. These are the concepts that sum up the Sovereign Order […]

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  • 25/06/2021

    Solemnity of St. John the Baptist

    Following a very ancient tradition, the Order of Malta celebrated its Patron Saint on 24 June. In Rome the Lieutenant of Grand Master Fra’ Marco Luzzago, together with the Sovereign Council, attended the Holy Mass in the Basilica of Saints Bonifacio and Alessio on the Aventine Hill. Thanks to the marked improvement in health conditions, […]

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  • 03/05/2021

    Holy Mass in spiritual union with Our Lady of Lourdes

    On Sunday 2 May, a mass was celebrated in the Vatican Gardens for the intentions of Our Lords the Sick, members and volunteers of the Order of Malta from all over the world in spiritual union with Our Lady of Lourdes. Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, the Pope’s Special Delegate to the Order of Malta, presided […]

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  • 01/04/2021

    The Easter message of Fra’ Marco Luzzago

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, I wish you and your families a very happy Easter. An Easter that for the second time is being experienced in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic, with celebrations being severely restricted and in an atmosphere of suffering and […]

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  • 23/12/2020

    Christmas message of the Lieutenant of Grand Master

    Dear confreres and consoeurs, dear volunteers and supporters of the Order of Malta around the world, what we are about to experience is a Christmas very different from all the others. It is usually a time of sharing and of being close to our loved ones, especially the elderly and the sick. Christmas this year […]

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  • 20/11/2020

    Fra’ Marco Luzzago elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master

    Fra’ Marco Luzzago has been elected with a large majority Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The Council Complete of State, the electoral body, met on 7 and 8 November in the Magistral Villa in Rome, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats. All phases of the election […]

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  • 15/06/2020

    Message from the Canadian President, June 2020

    Dear Members and Friends The other day a friend of mine posted a link to the 1968 Gordon Lightfoot song “Black Day in July”. Of course, music has always been a way that can convey deep emotion, feelings and inspiration. Intriguing as the post was in its subtle comparison of the horrifying events of today […]

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  • 24/05/2020

    Message from Bishop Raymond Poisson, Chief Chaplain

    Dear, knights, dames and friends, On April 10, 2020 the Prelate of the Order, Mons. Jean Laffitte, presented along with his Easter message an act of consecration of the Order to our Blessed Mother.  The Order’s close connection to Our Lady is well known and this consecration reminds us all that she bears Christ in […]

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