What We Do
And Where We Do It
The Companions partake in all of the Order of Malta’s charitable activities in Great Britain.
Our work focusses on — but is by no means limited to — helping the homeless, the hungry, the disabled, the elderly, and the lonely.
In London every week we distribute food from a van, run a breakfast club and a soup kitchen for the homeless and hungry, as well as regular tea parties for the elderly.
At Oxford, the Companions organise a wide range of activities most days of the week. These include helping out with the city’s homeless, visiting the residents of local care homes, and helping with special educational needs pupils. Other Companions groups can be found at Cambridge and St Andrews.
Further groups are organised in Scotland, the Northern Marches, Birmingham & the West Midlands, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire, the South West, and the South East.
In addition to these, there are numerous spiritual activities such as Masses and Days of Recollection that are organised for the benefit of members of the Order, Companions, volunteers, and others.
Companion Groups around Britain
To find out more about specific activities, please click the links below:
Birmingham & West Midlands
Gloucester & Wiltshire
Starting a Companions group
If we don’t yet have any activities near you and you are interested in starting a Companions group, please get in touch with the Secretary to the Companions.