OSMTH INTERNATIONAL ELECTORAL CONVENT. Paris 24th November 2018
THE 53d GRAND MASTER OF THE OSMTH,
Monsignore Frater GERARD EDMOND WILLERY,
HAS BEEN ELECTED BY 38 INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIORS.
Ordo Balliolensis went with 14 Members to Paris for this unique moment in the Templar´s Order recent History. One must indeed go almost two centuries back in time to find another International Election Convent.
The Magister Supremus Ordinis Balliolensis Mgr Fra. Robert Adelsohn Bels presented to the new Grand Master, Monsignore Fra. Gérard Edmond Willery an official Charta of recognition and fidelity.
Up front left, the New Grand Master (53d) of the OSMTH, Mgr. Fra. Gérard Edmond WiIllery, flanked at his left by the Grand Chancelor of the OSMTH, H.E. Ricardo, the son of dom Fermnando Pinto de Sousa Fontes, the former 52d Grand Master.
Surrounding Monsignore are, from left to right, the Grand Priors of : x - x - Germany (Ordo Balliolensis) - (Hidden) - Germany - Russia - Italy - Italy (Delegato Magistrale Emerito).
Behind Fra. Gérard, almost hidden, we can see Monsignore pronotario (Cappellano Generale dell´Ordine) - Sweden - The Netherlands - Croatia - Spain - Denmark - Romania - (Hidden) - x - Belgium and far right, Greece.