Last Grand Master of the Order, Fra’Andrew Bertie is proposed for canonisation
Ceremonies this week
Rome, 16 February 2015
Fra’Andrew Bertie, 78th Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta
The opening session of the diocesan enquiry into the Cause of the Beatification and Canonisation of Fra’ Andrew Bertie takes place this Friday, in the Archbasilica of St John Lateran in Rome. A thousand members and volunteers of the Order of Malta will attend the ceremony and the Mass to be celebrated by the Order’s Cardinalis Patronus, Cardinal Raymond Burke.
Fra’ Andrew Bertie was Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta for twenty years, from 1988 to 2008.