Moving ceremony as new professed knight makes his vows
Merton College chapel packed for the solemn occasion
Oxford, 16 June 2014
Fra’ John Eidinow
In a magnificent and moving ceremony held in Merton College Chapel, Oxford, Fra’ John Eidinow made his solemn vows as a professed knight in the Order of Malta to the Grand Master, Fra’ Matthew Festing. A sense of tradition and reverence pervaded the evening, as family and friends attended the important event.
Fra’John joins a growing number of professed knights (who take the three vows of poverty, chastity and obedience) in the Grand Priory of England and who promise to dedicate their lives to the care of those in need.