A message from the new Lord Prior

Professor Mark Compton assumed his new position as Lord Prior of The Most Venerable Order Of St John on 24 June. Read more

Mark Compton next Lord Prior

Professor Mark Compton AM GCStJ current Chancellor of The Priory of Australia announced as the next Lord Prior of The Most Venerable Order Of St John. Read more

Governor General of Barbados, Dame Sandra Mason becomes patron of St John Ambulance Barbados

On 29 May, the newly appointed Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason became the patron of St John Barbados. Read more

The Most Revd Dr Thabo Makgoba Installed as Prior of St John South Africa

On Friday 16 March 2018, The Most Reverend Dr Thabo Makgoba, Archbishop of Cape Town was installed as Prior of The Order of St John in South Africa by His Royal Highness, Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO GCStJ at a ceremony held at Christ Church, Constantia in Cape Town. Read more

St John Ambulance Australia Chancellor Professor Mark Compton promoted to Bailiff Grand Cross

On 1 February 2018, Professor Mark Compton, Chancellor of St John Ambulance Australia, was invested by the Grand Prior, HRH Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace, London. Read more

Alliance Meeting in London

On Friday 3 November the Venerable Order hosted a meeting of Johanniter (St John) organisations from 7 countries across Europe (known as the Alliance). Read more

St John Pilgrimage to Ypres

In order to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Passendaele, several senior members from The Order of St John, including four Knights and three Dames, recently carried out a five-day pilgrimage to Ypres, Belgium in September. Read more

Our tribute to Mr Craig Troeberg, CEO of St John South Africa

It is with much sadness that the Order announces the Chief Executive Officer of Priory for South Africa, Mr Craig Troeberg died on Friday 14th July 2017. Read more

Governor-General Sir Robert Dadae appointed as Council President of St John Papua New Guinea

On 5 May, Last month, St John Papua New Guinea announced the appointment of Governor-General Sir Robert Dadae as council president. Read more

The Installation of Great Officers

On Thursday 10 November, Sir Malcolm Ross GCVO OBE was installed as the 18th Lord Prior along with The Right Reverend Timothy John Stevens CBE enthroned as the 8th Prelate, and Mr John Mah CD QC installed as the 4th Sub-Prior. Read more

Tribute to Librarian Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith

With much sadness, The Order of St John announces the sad news of Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith died on 13 September 2016. Read more

Governor of Gibraltar invested as a Knight of the Order of St John

Governor of Gibraltar, Edward Davies invested as a Knight of The Order of St John on 9 September. Read more