Companions of the Order of Malta | Universities
About Companions of the Order of Malta | UniversitiesThe Companions of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (CoM) is a key volunteer force for delivering the charitable work of the Order of Malta in Great Britain — a Catholic religious order and charity. Our mission is ‘to practise our faith and to practise charity’.
We aim to achieve our mission by, amongst other activities, working with the homeless and poor, volunteering in the Order’s care homes around the country, helping the elderly and disabled (especially on pilgrimages), through religious services and prayer, as well as by our support for overseas initiatives like the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem and other projects.
The four universities’ branches of the CoM in Aberdeen, Cambridge, Oxford and Bristol are volunteer forces mostly comprised of students and young adults who offer their time and energy to serve the poor and the marginalized, according to the charism and traditions of the Order of Malta.