About the Order The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and Malta is one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilization. The 13,500 Knights and Dames remain true to its principles – nurturing, witnessing and protecting the faith and serving the poor and the sick.
The American Association Founded in 1927 as the first association of the Order of Malta in the Americas, the association is headquartered in New York City with over 2,000 Knights, Dames and volunteers in over 30 Areas working with the poor, sick, and incarcerated and giving witness to the Catholic faith.
Spirituality Knights and Dames join the Order of Malta to pursue their spiritual growth over a path laid out by Blessed Gerard more than nine hundred years ago, seeking to nurture and witness the Faith and assist the sick and the poor.
Spirituality in Action Members are involved in hands-on work at over 100 hundred organizations, including food banks, hospitals, pregnancy support centers, homeless shelters and mentoring programs for at risk children.
December 7, 2021 The publication details the numerous activities the Order of Malta’s organizations set up in the various areas and latitudes to deal with the health and social consequences of the pandemic from the first dramatic moments. Read More
December 6, 2021 The Malteser Migration Report 2021 places a special focus on the topic of “human trafficking”, sexual exploitation, exploitation of cheap labour, which are greatly promoted by the lack of legal opportunities to migrate. Read More