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Maltese Association

Order of Malta


Investiture Ceremony


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

The ceremony was conducted by Comm. Michael Grech, Chancellor of the Maltese Association, who was assisted by Christopher Cassar Torregiani, the Association’s Master of Ceremonies.


Mgr Lawrence Gatt, the principal Chaplain blessed the insignia and the Veni Creator Spiritus was sung.

Promotion in rank

Conventual Chaplain Grand Cross ad honorem

The Very Rev. Mgr Victor Zammit McKeon


Knight of Magistral Grace

Dr Arthur Galea Salomone

Investiture in the rank of Magistral Chaplain

The Rev. Fr Brendan Gatt

Medaglia di Benemerenza–Pellegrinaggi a Lourdes

Rev. Canon Antoine Borg

(who was unable to attend the award ceremony which took place on the 2nd February)


Refreshments were served at Casa Lanfreducci after the ceremony.



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