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Merry Christmas and Happy new Year 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy new Year 2018

  It is the time of the year when we start to celebrate the birth of our saviour and the upcoming New Year. On behalf of The Grand Priory of Malta of the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta we would like to take the opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018. May the...

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Concert in aid of Dar Tal-Providenza

Concert in aid of Dar Tal-Providenza

Breath of Heaven, a recital by the St Paul Chamber Ensemble in collaboration with the Grand Priory of Malta of the Sovereign Hospitaller of St John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta. Saturday 16th December at St Lawrence Church, Birgu at 7pm. A Christmas recital performed by the St Paul Chamber Ensemble under the direction of Chev. Mro Mark Agius with the participation of Sopranos- Rosabelle...

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King Micheal

King Micheal

King Michael (25 October 1921 – 5 December 2017) was the last King of Romania, reigning from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930 and again from 6 September 1940 until his abdication on 30 December 1947. In March 1945, political pressures forced King Michael to appoint a pro-Soviet government headed by Petru Groza. For the next two-plus years Michael functioned again as little more...

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Christmas Gala Dinner in aid of Dar tal-Providenza

Christmas Gala Dinner in aid of Dar tal-Providenza

  A Christmas Gala dinner organized by the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem Grand Priory of Malta in aid of Dar tal-Providenza was held at Castello Dei Baroni of Friday 8th September 2017. A packed Castello with over 200 guests attended this noble cause. The Order continually supports Dar Tal-Providenza since 1976. The donation was presented  to Fr Martin during the Gala.


Concert in aid of Ghana Mission Foundation

Concert in aid of Ghana Mission Foundation

A recital of sacred music was performed by the St Paul’s Chamber Ensemble under the able guidance of Chev Mro Mark Agius. This event was held at the Floriana Parish church on 4th of November 2017. This event was sponsored by our Order and it was held under the patronage of her Excellency the President of Malta Marie Louise Coleiro Preca. The proceedings from this...

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Feast of St Ursula  at the Monastery of St Ursula in Valletta

Feast of St Ursula at the Monastery of St Ursula in Valletta

  The Knights and Dames of our Order attended the Holy Mass on the eve of the Feast of St Ursula at the Monastery of St Ursola in Valletta. Soprano Dame Ruth Sammut Casingena accompanied by the Jerosolimitan Nuns choir delighted all those present with their amazing musical talents. Saint Ursula is Catholic Saint and her feast is celebrated on 21st October. Legend has it...

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The Battle of Lepanto – commemoration

The Battle of Lepanto – commemoration

The Battle of Lepanto was a naval engagement taking place on 7th October 1571. The Christian fleet fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Pope Pius V, Spain, Venice, Genoa, Savoy, Naples, the Knights of St John started from Messina on 16th September, crossing the Adriatic and creeping along the coast, arriving at the group of rocky islets lying just north of the opening...

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The Modern Knight

The Modern Knight

The Modern Knight is the official  Journal of the Order, it portrays the work carried out by our members around the world. The Journal is issued every 4 months.


Commemorating the Great Siege of 1565

Commemorating the Great Siege of 1565

The Knights Hospitallers of the Sovereign Order of John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta By: Chev. Mro d’arme Antoine Bonello COSJ   After the Great Siege of 1565   News of the Hospitallers’ victory spread throughout Europe, with the Hospitallers making judicious use of the printing medium to publicise their triumph.  The victory of 1565 persuaded the Order to give up thoughts of a resettlement...

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