I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

From Sir Gary:

Dear Friends & Family

What an experience; what an honour. This ceremony of investiture of the Sovereign Order of St John( Knights of Malta) has been performed continuously for over 962 years! Mine took place in a 16th century palace in Malta. The Knights of St John are the oldest, most prestigious order of chivalry in the world, approximately 870 years older than the excellent order British Knighthood( O.B.E.)
Love, Gary


Sir Gary Samer KGSJ SOSJ
Knight of Grace
Sovereign Order of St John
Knights of Malta

In continuous service to humanity for 962 years. 



Symbolic washing of the hands

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


Lighting the candle
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

Reciting the vows of a knight
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Investiture Ceremony

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

Rise Sir Gary
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I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


Receiving the cloak and decorations
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


H.E. The Grand Prior's Blessings
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


HE Baron Vella Haber(96 yrs old) & Sir Gary
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


Sir Gary Samer KGSJ SOSJ
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


Sir Raymond, The Baron ,Sir Steven, Sir Gary
I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos


I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos

I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos
Looking sharp there, Gary! Congratulations for the honorable...
02/24/2010 - 12:44
title again, Sir!
Re: Looking sharp there, Gary! Congratulations for the honorable...
02/24/2010 - 13:31
Thanks Radek.  As you would expect, the Polish branch of the Knights has a proud history and is very active to this day! Cheers. Gary
Congratulations, Sir Gary! The Maltese Cross really becomes you!
02/24/2010 - 15:16
Thank you for sharing.   It must have been a surreal experience but I am sure the title is well-deserved. I think you should get "a watch" to match your nifty cloak, Sir. All the best! Kazumi
the big question Sir Gary is were you wearing a VC at the
02/24/2010 - 19:25
ceremony?
Thanks very much for sharing and letting the Hour Lounge be part
02/24/2010 - 22:36
of this event. Quite a distinguished looking group with an incredible list of accomplishments I am sure. Congratulations to you, Sir Gary and best wishes to you all for such an honour. Tim
Congrats Sir Gary! I like seeing you wrapped in the Maltese Cross
02/25/2010 - 09:15
I don't remember, were you able to get the VC you wanted for this very special event?  Any wrist shots?  Best Regards, Dan
Re: I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos
02/25/2010 - 17:31
Dear Sir Gary! Great pics and congratulations! Congratulations on such high recognition of your services to the community! Best regards, JAMES
Re: I'm proud to bring you Sir Gary's investiture photos
03/01/2010 - 05:04
Congratulations Sir Gary on your investiture in Malta. Your service to the community is quite wonderful. I am proud to have learned of your accomplishments here on the Hour Lounge. The photos posted here of the event are so superb and show your distinguished colleagues. Thank you. With all the best wishes, Matt