Monday, April 28, 2008

Frà Matthew Festing (the Grand Prior of the Grand Priory of England of the Order of Malta),

Miss Maria Nomsa Mthembu, Miss Goodness Nobuhle Mogwaza, Miss Philisiwe Lucia Ntanzi, Miss Cebile Barbara Ngema, Miss Simphiwe Angeline Khumalo, Miss Zanele Goodness Mzimela, Miss Patricia Bongiwe Thusi, Miss Ntombifuthi Khululiwe Mzimela, Miss Jabulile Thobekile Ndimande, Mr. James William Little, Herrn Christoph Jank, Herrn Michael-André Schnitzler, Miss Sonja Pricilia Octavia Booysen, Miss Ulrike Wagner.

This page is part of the Newsletter No. 22 of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard

Frà Matthew Festing Elected Grand Master

Frà Matthew Festing, 58, an Englishman, becomes the 79th Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, elected this morning by the Council Complete of State (the Order’s electoral body). In accepting the role, the new Grand Master swore his Oath before the Cardinal Patronus of the Order, Cardinal Pio Laghi, and the electoral body. He succeeds Frà Andrew Bertie, 78th Grand Master (1988-2008), who died on 7 February.

On the Streets Where We Live
Union City Reporter, NJ - Apr 27, 2008
The 79th Grand Master of The Order is an Englishman named Matthew Festing, who is called "Fra' Matthew" within the Order. Quite fascinating reading! ...

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