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  • 21.08.2021

    The Men’s pilgrimage 2021

    The Men’s Pilgrimage, for its third edition, brought together on 27 June around the Lungernsee (OW) 15 confreres and friends of the Order, led by the Holy Spirit and our chaplain Fr Agnell. Walking in beautiful weather and scenery, the theme of the body was addressed, guided by the First Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians: “The body […]

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  • 21.08.2021

    Information week-end for candidates 2021/22

    Information week-end for candidates, Reiden, 3 and 4 of JulyAs part of their preparation for admission to the Order of Malta, seven candidates of the class of 2021/22 were on 3and 4 July in Reiden introduced to the history of the Order, the importance of its caritative works, its structure and its religious and diplomatic dimensions. 

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  • 17.08.2021

    Celebration of St. John at Bourguillon / Fribourg

    The celebrations planned for the solemnity of St. John the Baptist having been cancelled at the national level, it was nevertheless possible to celebrate our patron saint locally: a Mass was celebrated on Sunday 20 June 2021 at Notre-Dame de Bourguillon in the presence of members of the Order from Fribourg and some representatives of […]

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  • 750 ans de la paroisse de Reiden


    750 years of the parish of Reiden

    A delegation of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Order of St John and the Hospitaller Service took part in the 750th anniversary of the parish of Reiden on 10 April 2021. The General Secretariat and the Archives of the Order of Malta Switzerland are located at the Commandery of Reiden.

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  • 22.01.2021

    Death of Franz Blankart

    On 17 January 2021, former Secretary of State Franz Blankart died. He was closely associated with the Order of Malta Switzerland and its hospitaller service and Grand Cross of the order pro Merito Melitensi. His collaborator and friend, the President of the Order of Malta Switzerland Martin von Walterskirchen, wrote the obituary for the “Weltwoche”. […]

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  • 09.11.2020

    Election of Fra’ Marco Luzzago as Lieutenant of Grand Master

    In Rome, on November 8th, the Council Complete of State, the electoral body, has elected Fra’ Marco Luzzago Lieutenant of Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Born in Brescia in 1950, Fra’ Marco has joined the Order of Malta in 1975 in the Grand Priory of Lombardy and Venice and pronounced his perpetual […]

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  • 15.10.2020

    International meeting in Engelberg

    The presidents of various national associations of the Sovereign Order of Malta met from 10 to 12 September at the Abbey of Engelberg in preparation for the Grand Council of State which will take place in November in Rome and which will elect a new Grand Master or Lieutenant of the Order. On the picture, […]

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Sovereign Order of Malta Switzerland

Secretariat General

Kommende, Post-Office Box, CH-6260 Reiden - Switzerland, Tel. +41 62 758 11 44