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  • 05.05.2023

    Fra’ John Dunlap 81st Grand Master of the Order of Malta

    Fra’ John Dunlap has been elected Prince and 81st Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.  Lieutenant of the Grand Master at the moment of his election, 66-year-old Fra’ John Dunlap, a Canadian, is the first Professed Knight from the Americas to be elected as head of the Order of Malta.     The Council Complete […]

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  • 18.12.2021

    Camp for children and young people

    Malteserhospitaldienst Schweiz in cooperation with the Swiss Association organised two camp weeks in Sarn, Graubünden, in October 2021 for children and young people from Germany who were severely affected by the flood disaster in July. The camps offered the children and young people long-awaited normality and recreation.

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  • 25.10.2021

    Meeting of the Order of Malta Switzerland, Einsiedeln : 24 – 26 Septembre 2021

    H. Em. Cardinal Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, introduced the papal encyclical “Fratelli tutti” to the members of the Order of Malta. The letter, which is critical of the capitalist economy and focuses on the primacy of the fraternity among all people, gave rise to committed discussions. The […]

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  • 09.10.2021

    Spiritual recollection at the Abbey of Hauterive

    Spiritual recollection at the Abbey of Hauterive. Candidates for the 2021/2022 round met on September 10 and 11 at the Abbaye d’Hauterive. Bishop Alain de Raemy shed light on the theme: “The psalms…. immodesty “no limit” as a school of prayer

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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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Sovereign Order of Malta Switzerland

Secretariat General

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