Order of St John of Jerusalem of
Rhodes and of Malta
First Lady Diana Nausėdienė attended the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Republic of Lithuania.
July 2nd was the day of the solemn promise and the pledge to the Sovereign Order of Malta.
July 1st was a very special day for the Embassy of the Order of Malta to Lithuania because it was the presentation of the "Prayer Book of the Order of Malta" (in Lithuanian language).
Outside the Vilnius Cathedral, Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese Vilnius H.E. Darius Trijonis blessed minibus which was donated to the Vilnius Hospice of the Blessed Rev. Mykolas Sopocko by the Embassy of the Order of Malta to Lithuania.
Archbishop Peter Antun Rajic and Bishop Auxiliary of Vilnius Darius Trijonis celebrated a special private Holy Mass in Vilnius Cathedral in the memory of the Lieutenant of the Grand Master Fra' Marco Luzzago.
Fra’ John T. Dunlap, member of the Sovereign Council, was appointed this morning by Pope Francis Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta.
The Grand Magistry announces, with deep sorrow, the return to the Father’s house of His Excellency the Lieutenant of the Grand Master, Fra’ Marco Luzzago, who passed away today.
Since the outbreak of the war, the Order of Malta has been engaged in Ukraine and in the bordering countries to offer emergency relief, food and psychosocial support to the thousands of refugees crossing the borders.