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.