It was the Feast of the Annunciation when four new members were invested on March 25, 2003 during a conventual mass held at Villa San Miguel, Mandaluyong. Invested into the Order were Dr. William Olalia, Knight of Magistral Grace and Doña Teresita Libora, Doña Mercedes Tuason and Doña Lena Vera as Dames of Magistral Grace. The mass was celebrated by His Excellency Bishop Socrates Villegas, D.D., assisted by Msgr. Francisco Tantoco, Jr., both of whom are Magistral Chaplains of the Philippine Association along with other guest priests as concelebrants. The occasion was also attended by His Eminence Jaime Cardina Sin, D.D., Bailiff Grand Cross of Honor and Devotion.

Robert W.B. Fernandez was invested into the Philippine Association of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta on October 29, 2003 at the Villa San Miguel. Born in Madras, India, Robert has been residing in the Philippines with his wife and son. Since 1988, he has served as a Special Minister of Holy Communion (SMHC) at the Santuario de San Antonio as well as being a member of the men of the Sacred Heart.

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