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 The Sovereign Military and Hospitaller
Order of St. John
of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta


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in South Africa


The members of the Order of Malta in South Africa:

Father Gérard Lagleder O.S.B.
Conventual Chaplain ad honorem
Mrs. Clare Ann Kalkwarf, D.M. (deceased)
Dame of Magistral Grace
Investiture as a Magistral Chaplain on 24 October 1994
Promotion to the rank of Conventual Chaplain ad honorem on 16 October 2005

Investiture of the first South African as a member of the Order of Malta on 09.07.2000
Investiture as a Dame of the Order of Malta
BBG Press Release 15.12.2002 (Promotion to the rank of Dame of Magistral Grace)


The Order of Malta has decorated the following South Africans for their merits for the Order:


Rt. Rev. Bishop Mansuet Dela Biyase of Eshowe with the Grand Cross of the "Order pro piis meritis" (3.9.1996)


Mrs. Clare Kalkwarf (deceased), Dr. Paul Thabethe and Mrs. Nokuthula Thabethe with the Silver Medal of the "Order pro merito melitensi" (9.7.2000)

Silver Medal of the "Order pro merito melitensi" conferred

At the celebration of the Feast of Blessed Gérard on 15 October 2006


Clare Kalkwarf was awarded the Gold Medal of the Order "pro merito melitensi" posthumously.


Mrs Caroline Frances Beaumont was awarded with the Silver Medal "pro merito melitensi"


Mrs Nokuthula Marigold Thabethe and Dr. Paul Zakhele Titus Thabethe were awarded the Cross of the Order "pro merito melitensi"

 


Mrs. Clare Kalkwarf (deceased), Mrs. Nokuthula Thabethe, Dr. Peter Martinez and Dr. Roux Martinez were awarded with the Medal for the Medical Assistance to the Pilgrims in Rome in the Holy Year 2000

Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard - First Aid Duty in the Vatican's Basilicas in Rome in the Holy Year 2000


The Order of Malta has a relief organisation in South Africa:
The Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard


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This page was created on 13 May 2001 and last updated on Saturday, 19 September 2015 16:14:24