Maltese Association

Order of Malta


St John’s Feast and Investiture 25-06-2023

June 25 2023 


Pontifical High Mass on the feast of the Nativity of our Patron Saint, St John the Baptist, was celebrated by His Grace the Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta, Mgr. Charles Jude Scicluna, at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta at 9:30a.m.

A promotion and investiture ceremony took place after Mass in the Oratory of the Co-Cathedral at 10.30 a.m., over which H.G. the Archbishop presided.



After the procession to the Oratory, the Chancellor, Dr Michael Grech, read the brevet issued by the Grand Master.

His Grace the Archbishop blessed the insignia and the Veni Creator Spiritus was sung.



The following were then promoted and admitted into the Order:



Knight of Magistral Grace

Prof. Alexander Felice


Dame of Magistral Grace

Mrs Roberta Gabarretta

Ms Paula J. Pace

Mrs Daria von Weyhausen



Admission into the Order

Magistral Chaplain

The Very Reverend Monsignor Michael Bugeja

The Reverend Father Gordon Refalo

Refreshments were later served in the sacristy.


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




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