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September 2022 Canadian Investiture


On Saturday, September 17, 2022, the Canadian Association celebrated an Investiture in St. Patrick’s Basilica, Ottawa.  Two new members were invested as knights of Magistral Grace: Charles Cloutier of Montréal, Québec, and David MacGillivray of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The Mass was presided by the Most Reverend Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme-Mont-Laurier, Chief Chaplain of the Canadian Association.  His Excellency Valentine Lovekin, President of the Canadian Association, invested the new members with the cross and habit of the Order.

The Canadian Association was honoured by the presence of Justice James Douglas, President of the Australian Association.

Among the guests were Baron Botho von Bose, representing the Johanniter Order in Canada, and Dr. André Levesque, representing the Priory of Canada of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Canadian Association

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