Sovereign Military Hospitaller
Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta

Volunteer Corps


Order of Malta Singapore organizes fourth Lourdes Experience with over 11,000 pilgrims

Singapore’s fourth Lourdes Experience of the Order of Malta event held on Saturday, 7 December at the Singapore Indoor Stadium was attended by approximately 11,000 pilgrims. Sick and needy people attended in big numbers, coming from the 32 local Catholic local churches, organisations and homes for the elderly.


Albania Earthquake: Order of Malta on site to assist

While the death toll following the devastating earthquake that struck Albania last Tuesday continues to rise – 49 dead and 750 injured – the Order of Malta’s Albanian relief corps is on site to assist the hundreds of displaced persons (3,480 in all).


Memorandum of understanding signed with Slovak Ministry of Health to strengthen cooperation

A visit of great significance was made last Friday by the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Bratislava, where Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel first signed a memorandum of understanding with Minister of Health of the Slovak Republic, Andrea Kalavská and then inaugurated the Malteser Aid Slovakia new headquarters.


World Youth Day: 130 Order of Malta volunteers in Panama provide first aid alongside local and Vatican authorities

The 130 Order of Malta volunteers who flew to Panama for World Youth Day will be offering assistance and first aid to pilgrims.

Latest interventions

To Santiago di Compostela in a wheelchair

The Order of Malta’s history has for many centuries been linked to the pilgrimage route to Santiago di Compostela where the remains of the Apostle James the Great are buried. From ancient times, the knights have offered accommodation and healthcare in hospitals, convents and churches to pilgrims along their journey.


The Order of Malta’s summer activities focussed on the disabled

Everything is ready for the Order of Malta’s 35th International Summer Camp for Disabled Young People. This year it will be held in England in Hampshire, a county on the south coast, from 11th to 18th August.


Order of Malta’s Team Trains Future Libyan Navy and Coast Guard Instructors

Training took place on the Italian vessel San Giorgio


The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps has some hundred volunteers deployed in the quake-hit areas

The Order of Malta’s Italian Relief Corps (CISOM) has almost a hundred volunteers currently deployed in the areas of central Italy devastated by the recent earthquakes.