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  • 28/02/2017

    March Reflections

    March Reflections by Father Reginald Martin OP   In the retreat he recently offered members of the Western Association, Fr. Eric Hollas remarked that while we offer exemplary service to the many individuals we serve, we may not, perhaps, cultivate an interior life that offers us the same wealth we share with others. The need […]

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  • 15/02/2017

    Pope Francis appoints his Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta

    Welcomed by the Order, Archbishop Becciu will work closely with the Lieutenant a.i The government of the Sovereign Order of Malta welcomes Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu and affirms: ‘We look forward to a fruitful and constructive collaboration.’ As stated in His Holiness’ letter of 2 February 2017, the tasks the Archbishop will undertake ‘everything related […]

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  • 15/02/2017

    Declaration of the Sovereign Order of Malta on government priorities

    The government has restored leadership in line with the Constitution of the Order In a press conference today, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta has outlined its priorities, following the resignation of Grand Master Fra’ Matthew Festing on Saturday 28 January. The Grand Chancellor Albrecht Boeselager stated: “Together with the Lieutenant ad interim […]

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  • 30/01/2017

    February Reflections

    February Reflections by Father Reginald Martin OP   In his letter to introduce the recent Year of Mercy, Pope Francis reflected on the relation of mercy to justice, and observed that a misunderstanding of justice “has not infrequently led to legalism by distorting the original meaning of justice and obscuring its profound value.” (MV, 20) […]

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  • 30/01/2017

    Letter from Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein

    Excellencies, dear members of the Order of Malta, dear volunteers, employees, friends and associates, On Saturday afternoon, 28 January 2017, the Sovereign Council accepted the resignation of Fra’ Matthew Festing from the office of Grand Master. We are grateful to Fra’ Matthew in his generous response to the request of the Holy Father to resign […]

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  • 24/01/2017

    Malteser International Americas United Nations Panel

    Malteser International Americas will lead a side-panel at the United Nations on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. centered on helping women to find hope and stability in refugee camps. The panel entitled, “Women Caught in the Global Refugee Crisis: Finding Hope and Opportunity in Despair” will take place at the […]

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  • 24/01/2017

    13th Annual Walk for Life West Coast

    On January 21, many members of the Order of Malta in Northern California joined with over 50,000 other pro-lifers for the 13th Annual Walk for Life West Coast.  The members of the Order present knew whom to thank (Our Lady) for the fact that the rain stopped right before the festivities began at Civic Center Plaza in […]

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