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

Order of Malta



  • 03.05.2020

    Corona Pandemic

    Six candidates met on 29 February/1 March for a training weekend in Reiden (photo, with trainers and sponsors). This was the last meeting of the Order for a long time. Because of the Corona pandemic, all events in 2020 had to be cancelled or postponed, especially: – Retreat of the Association in Mariastein at the […]

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  • 03.05.2020

    Departure of our dear Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo

    The whole Swiss family of the Order of Malta is in mourning for the death of Grand Master Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre on 29 April. The pictures remind us of his visit to the Swiss pilgrims at the Acceuil Saint Frai in Lourdes in May 2018: « Let us pray for our Grand Master and continue […]

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  • 13.11.2019

    Holy Land Pilgrimage of the Order of Malta

    The Sovereign Order of Malta is organising an international pilgrimage to the Holy Land from the 7th to the 13th of November 2022. The Swiss Association will participate in this journey to the origins of Christianity and the Order of Malta with its own programme. Participation is reserved for members of the Order. More information […]

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  • 05.09.2019

    Training weekend with candidates in Solothurn

    On 31 August/1 September 2019, 11 candidates preparing for admission to the Order of Malta received an introduction to its history, organisation, charitable activities, diplomatic activities and religious aspects.  

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  • 08.07.2019

    The Assisen and High Feast of John the Baptist in Lucerne

    The highlight of the year for the Order of Malta is the celebration of the feast of our Patron Saint John the Baptist with the simultaneous welcoming of new members. Before that, the General Assembly is held. On 22 and 23 June, more than 250 people took part in this event in Lucerne, knights and […]

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  • 17.05.2019

    Community of the young of the Order of Malta

    On Palm Sunday 14th April, a small group of  the “Community of the young of the Order of Malta” met in Lucerne to begin a reflection process on the charism of the Order of Malta “Tuitio Fidei et Obsequium Pauperum”. They discussed the need to understand and live the “Tuitio Fidei” as young people active […]

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  • 10.05.2019

    Pilgrimage of the Order of Malta to Lourdes

    From 3 to 7 May the 61st International Pilgrimage of the Order of Malta to Lourdes took place, with over 7000 participants, 1500 of whom were sick and disabled. From Switzerland we were 300 participants, 65 of them sick and handicapped. A wonderful experience of spirituality and community for all.  

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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