Project “A hot meal in a cold winter” completed

Belgrade,  May 23

The Director of the Center Shelter for Children, Mrs. Danijela Stajkovic and some of the children accommodated in this well-organized and efficient social institution from Belgrade, have warmly welcomed the Ambassador Alberto di Luca with the small ceremony marking the end of the project “A hot meal in a cold winter”.

The Shelter for Children takes care of children aged 7-18, who are often victims of violence, abuse and neglecting; victims of human trafficking; children deprived of parental care and/or street children; dramatic and strenuous everyday tragedies painfully shared by many countries of our “civilized” Europe.

Serving “our lords the sick”

Order of Malta SerbiaA millennium old institution whose primary objective is providing assistance and support to the sick, the poor and the excluded nowadays is present in the whole world without distinction of nationality, language, religion.  With its 13.000 members and 100.000 volunteers and employees, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta was always at the service of the Church and the integral well-being of the people. The newly elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master, fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, has given the interview on this topic to the Vatican daily newspaper “Osservatore Romano” whose first official engagement will be the International Pilgrimage to Lourdes with “our lords the sick” in which will take part the Archbishop Angelo Becciu, Substitute for General Affairs in the Secretariat of State and papal delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of Sovereign Order of Malta

Rome, 29 April 2017 

Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto was this morning elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The electing body, the Council Complete of State, met in the Magistral Villa in Rome, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats.

The newly elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master will swear his Oath before the Pope’s Special Delegate to the Sovereign Order of Malta, Archbishop Angelo Becciu, and the members of the Council Complete of State tomorrow morning in the Church of Santa Maria in Aventino.

Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto succeeds Fra’ Matthew Festing, 79th Grand Master, who resigned on 28 January 2017.

The new Lieutenant of the Grand Master, elected for a one-year mandate, affirms his commitment to work closely with the Order’s Sovereign Council in advancing the diplomatic, social and humanitarian activities and to nourish the spiritual life and the commitment of its 13,500 members as well as that of its more than 100,000 volunteers and employees.

Easter Bazaar in Belgrade

April, 2017

This year as well, H.R.H. Crown Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic has organized the traditional Serbian Easter Bazaar of women’s handicrafts that is held under the auspices of Her Foundation.

The purpose of this noble initiative is to support the families of these hard-working women and girls working in the various craft sectors.

Make a WISH 2017

Belgrade, April 6th

The Project “Make a WISH 2017” organized by the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Belgrade will make it possible, in the course of this year, for foreign medical surgeons to come to Belgrade and operate on the children affected by difficult and rare pathologies.

First letter arrived, first WISH fulfilled!

Belgrade, March 16th

The Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta has received the first letter in February concerning our project Make a WISH 2017. Just to remember, the Project for the year 2017 encouraged by the highest Authorities of the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Government of the Republic of Serbia, will provide for the difficult medical cases, to be taken care by a team of foreign doctors that will be sent to Belgrade for the purpose or, for cases of more complexity, the giving of medical care to the young patients in a foreign country.

59th Anniversary of the “Shelter for Children”

Belgrade, February 22, 2017

 

On the day of celebration at the “Vuk Karadzić” theatre in Belgrade, a musical and dance spectacle was performed by stage performers – children from the “Shelter for Children” in Belgrade.

It was the celebration of the 59th anniversary of this humanitarian organisation, which has been aided by the Embassy of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta for the last three years, through the programme “A hot meal in a cold winter“.

The first phase of the “Make a WISH” Project

Belgrade, February 10, 2017

The first phase of the “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta” is to raise awareness among parents and families concerned of the scope of this new and important project of the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Serbia.
The “Make a WISH”, in its third edition in 2017, implies that parents and the medical staff giving assistance to children ( under age of 18 ) carrying difficult pathologies and in need of surgery that requires particular and rare skills, have the possibility of informing the Embassy of the Order of Malta in Belgrade of their situation and their needs.