Maltese Association

Order of Malta


Investiture and Promotion Ceremony – 3 February 2023

February 3 2023 

Holy Mass was celebrated by the Order’s Principal Chaplain, the Rev. Canon Brendan Gatt, in the Oratory of St John’s Co-Cathedral on Friday, 3rd February at 18.30hrs.

The President, Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, assisted by the Chancellor, Dr Michael Grech, presided over the investiture ceremony during the Mass.



The following individuals were promoted and admitted into the Order and received awards:


Knight Grand Cross of Magistral Grace

Dr John Baptist Pace



Admission into the Order:

Knight of Grace and Devotion

Dr Simon Manduca


Donat of Devotion

Mr Daniel Benson Camilleri

Mr Nicholas Captur

Capt. Christopher Gauci




Medaglia di Benemerenza per i Pellegrinaggi a Lourdes

Mrs Nicky Azzopardi



COVID-19 Campaign Commemorative

Dr Alexandra Mamo



HE Ambassador of the Order to Cyprus, Edward Mier-Jedrzejowicz, and The Lieutenant of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, Roberto Buontempo, also attended the ceremony.



A light reception was held at Casa Lanfreducci, the Association’s headquarters, after the religious celebration.



The photos of the event are available at the gallery below:




'Casa Lanfreducci’ - 2, Pjazza Jean de Valette, Valletta VLT 1104, Malta