Investiture & Decoration Ceremony


In the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral

An Investiture and Decoration Ceremony took place in the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral, presided by the President of the Maltese Association, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata.

Maltese Association Principal Chaplain, The Very Rev. Mgr Lawrence Gatt was assisted by Fr Savio Vella. The ceremony was conducted by Comm. Dr Michael Grech, Chancellor of the Maltese Association, who read the brevet issued by the Chancellery’s Office in Rome. Master of Ceremonies, Mr Christopher Cassar Torreggiani, assisted throughout the ceremony.

The ceremony commenced with Mgr Lawrence Gatt, Maltese Association Principal Chaplain blessing the ‘Obedience’ scapulars and decorations.

Promise Of Obedience

Admissions to the Second Class

Knight of Magistral Grace in Obedience

Kevin Dingli


Martin Micallef


Dennis Kirkop


Admission Into The Order

Donat of Devotion

Mr Noel Busuttil Naudi


Donat of Devotion

Mr Joseph D’Amato


Donata of Devotion

Mrs Victoire Borg Manche


The Medaglia di Benemerenza – Pellegrinaggi a Lourdes was also conferred onto Mrs Jennifer Vella.


Association President Daniel de Petri Testaferrata read the Prayer of the Order at the end of the Ceremony.