The Priory of South Australia is part of the oldest Order of Chivalry. It is affiliated with OSJ Malta.  There are about 1200 members of OSJ Malta spread over Europe, the Americas and Australia. The Order is an ecumenical Order of Chivalry.  …..    Read more

Caravaggio: The Beheading of St John the Baptist
St. John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta

Blessed Brother Gerard (1040-11120) Founder of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem

Church of the Holy Sepulchre
By Gerd Eichmann - File:Jerusalem-Grabeskirche-14-vom_Erloeserkirchturm-2010-gje.jpg, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria
built by the Order 1142-1271
Creative Commons, Gianfranco Gazzetti / GAR

Palace of the Grand Master
I, Sailko, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Fort St Angelo
By Frank Vincentz - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Motto and emblem of the Order

Banners of the Order

Christ Church, Nth Adelaide,
the Conventual Church of the Priory

The Regalia of the Order includes the Mantle and the Insignia

The Priory has supported the Mary Potter Hospice  for three decades, donating over $500,000 during this period.

Some Officers of the Priory of South Australia


Christmas message from the Lt Grand Master

File name : Borg-Christmas-2022.pdf


Prior Tony Woods CJSJ comments:

I hope our dames & knights are all well and getting back to seeing family and friends now the restrictions due to COVID-19 have been eased. There is no doubt it has been a very difficult time for many, …Read more