Faith and good works are required of us by God; the rewards
of such faith, charity and sacrifice are eternal. Please join
with us to assist those less fortunate through charitable work.
Helping our brothers and sisters in need is the great work of
Christianity and we encourage everyone to help with our charitable
work either as full members or as associates of the Order. This
will bring you blessings from God and special remembrance by
our priests throughout the Order of St. John and by our associate
monks, sisters and priests in India.
If you are interested in volunteering to help
please write to us at:
Men and women who join the Sovereign Order
of Saint John of Jerusalem as full members serve God as active
members of the His holy Church. Full membership in the Order
is open to Catholics and to Orthodox in communion with the Church.
We have ecumenical ranks and also associate with others who
are interested in the work of the Order. The mission of the
Order continues our tradition of service and defense of the
Church, and is summarized here below:
Hospitaller Knights strive for perfection of charity by impartial
service to the sick, injured and poor; by preservation of the
ancient Catholic liturgies and traditions; and by the propagation
and defense of the Kingdom of Christ.
service to God is exemplified in the Knight. As a Knight of
Malta, you will continue the tradition that has been set before
us by our brother knights for nearly one thousand years.
are ecumenical ranks and various other ranks within the Order.
New members are admitted to an initial rank based on their training
and experience, and may advance with training. All ranks
are established to defend and serve the one, holy, catholic
and apostolic Church.
see the Admission Requirements
for further admission information.