Grand Masters and Lieutenancies of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

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Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem and Grand Prior Emeritus of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre.
Coat of arms of His Beatitude Fouad Twal, charged with the red Jerusalem cross, associated with the order.
Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem and Pro Grand Prior of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

The article offers an index of the Grand Magistry including Grand Masters and the Lieutenancies of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre.

Heraldry[edit]

The Order of the Holy Sepulchre and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta are the only two institutions whose insignia may be displayed in a clerical coat of arms. Laypersons have no such restrictions.

Heraldry of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre
Coat of arms Office Description
Blason écclésiastique.svg Clerics Clerics quarter their Arms with those of the Order.
Patriarches grand-prieur et Assesseur.svg Patriarch Grand Prior and Assessor The Arms of the Order are borne in Chief.
Blason Chevalier de Collier et Grand-Magistère.svg Knights / Dames of the Collar, Lieutenants, members of the Grand Magisteruim, and Grand Priors The Arms are impaled with the Arms of the Order to the dexter.
Blason Laïcs.svg Lay members of titled nobility The Arms of lay members with recognised noble titles (as with those of Archbishops, Bishops and Prelates) are placed on the Cross of the Order, a privilege which is not transmissible.
Hierarchy of the Order
Grand Maitre Saint-Sépulcre.svg Cardinal Grand Master The Cardinal Grand Master's Arms are quartered with those of the Order. The Galero and cross of a Cardinal are used, with the Mantle of the Order surmounted with the helm and crest of the Order, and with the relevant external ornaments.
Blason Patriarche Grand-Prieur.svg Patriarch Grand Prior and the Assessor The Patriarch Grand Prior and the Assessor bear the Arms of the Order in the chief of his Arms, with the relevant external ornaments.
Blason Chevalier de collier.svg Knight / Dame of the Collar, Lieutenants, members of the Grand Magisterium, and Grand Priors The Arms are impaled with the Arms of the Order to the dexter. Knights of the Collar surround the Arms with the Collar of the Order.
Blason Grand-Croix.svg Knight / Dame Grand Cross The Arms are surrounded with a black ribbon from which is suspended a trophy and the Cross of the Order.
Blason Grand-Officier.svg Knight / Dame Commanders with Star / Grand Officers The Cross of the Order is suspended from a trophy on a black ribbon coming from the sides of the shield.
Blason Commandeur.svg Knight / Dame Commanders The Cross of the Order is suspended from a black ribbon limited to the base of the shield.
Blason Chevalier.svg Knights and Dames The Cross of the Order is suspended from the shield with a simple black knot.

Grand Masters[edit]

In 1496, Pope Alexander VI vested the office of Grand Master in the Papacy where it remained until 1949.[1]
From 1949, the following Cardinals have held the office:

Cardinal Grand Masters

of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre

Years Coat of arms Name
1949-1960 Coat of arms of Nicolas Canali OESSJ.svg Nicola Canali
1960-1972 Coat of arms of Eugène Tisserant OESSJ.svg Eugène Tisserant
1972-1988 Coat of arms of Maximilien de Furstenberg OESSJ.svg Maximilien de Furstenberg
1988-1995 Coat of arms of Giuseppe Caprio OESSJ.svg Giuseppe Caprio
1995-2007 Coat of arms of Carlo Furno OESSJ.svg Carlo Furno
2007-2011 Coat of arms of John Patrick Foley OESSJ.svg John Patrick Foley
2011- Coat of arms of Edwin Frederick O'Brien OESSJ.svg Edwin O'Brien

Grand Magisterium[edit]

The officers of the grand magisterium are based in Rome.[2]

The offices of the grand magisterium are situated in the headquarters in Rome.[4]

Lieutenancies[edit]

Europe Americas Asia
Austria:
Lieutenant:
Andreas Leiner
Grand Prior:
Alois Kothgasser, Archbishop Emeritus of Salzburg

Belgium:
Lieutenant:
Jean-Pierre Fierens
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Jean Kockerols

Croatia:
Magistral Deligate:
Claude Grbeša
Grand Prior:
Josip Bozanić, Archbishop of Zagreb

Czech Republic:
Magistral Deligate:
Jiří Pořízka
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Jan Graubner Archbishop of Olomouc

England and Wales:
Lieutenant:
Dr David L. G. Smith
Grand Prior:
Kevin McDonald, Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark

Finland:
Lieutenant:
Juha-Pekka Vilhelm Lindholm
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Teemu Sippo, Archbishop of Helsinki

France:
Regent ad interim and Grand Prior:
Bernard-Nicolas Aubertin, Archbishop of Tours

Germany:
Lieutenant:
Detlef Brümmer
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, Béatrice von Boch-Galhau

Gibraltar:
Lieutenant:
Charles J. Sacarello
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Ralph Heskett, Bishop of Hallam

Hungary:
Lieutenant:
Béla Jungbert
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest

Italy - Central:
Lieutenant:
Saverio Petrillo
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Franco Croci, Vice President Emeritus of Labour Office of the Apostolic See

Italy - Central Apennines:
Lieutenant:
Giovanni Ricasoli - Firidolfi
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Fausto Tardelli, Bishop of Pistoia

Italy - Adriatic South:
Lieutenant:
Rocco Saltino
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Francesco Cacucci, Archbishop of Bari-Bitonto

Italy - Tyrrhenian South:
Lieutenant:
Giovanni Napolitano
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Beniamino Depalma, Bishop Emeritus of Nola

Italy - Sardinia:
Lieutenant:
Efisio Luigi Aste
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Arrigo Miglio, Archbishop of Cagliari

Italy - North:
Lieutenant:
Roberto Giuliano Protto
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Oscar Cantoni, Roman Catholic Diocese of Crema

Italy - Sicily:
Lieutenant:
Giovanni Russo
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Paolo Romeo, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo

Ireland:
Lieutenant:
Peter Durnin
Grand Prior:
Seán Cardinal Brady, Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh

Latvia:
Lieutenant:
Janis Smelters
Grand Prior:
Zbigņevs Stankevičs, Archbishop of Riga

Luxembourg:
Lieutenant:
Guy Schleder
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Fernand Franck, Archbishop Emeritus of Luxembourg

Malta:
Lieutenant:
Eric Fenech Pace
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Charles J Scicluna, Archbishop of Malta

Monaco :
Lieutenant:
Michel-Yves Mourou
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Bernard Barsi, Archbishop of Monaco

Netherlands:
Lieutenant:
Michael L. M. Brenninkmeijer
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Antonius Hurkmans, Bishop emeritus of 's-Hertogenbosch

Norway:
Magistral Delegate:
Helene Lund
Grand Prior:
Bernt Ivar Eidsvig, Bishop of Oslo

Poland:
Lieutenant:
Józef Dąbrowski
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz, Archbishop of Warsaw

Portugal:
Lieutenant:
Nuno Michael Gabriel Rafael Maria de Bragança van Uden
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Manuel Clemente, Patriarchate of Lisbon

Russia:
Magistral Delegate:
Yaroslav Ternovskiy
Grand Prior:
Paolo Pezzi, Metropolitan Archbishop of Moscow

Scotland:
Lieutenant:
James Ritchie Greig
Grand Prior:
Mario Cardinal Conti, Archbishop Emeritus of Glasgow

Slovenia:
Lieutenant:
Marjana Kos
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Anton Jamnik, Auxiliary bishop of Ljubljana

Spain - East:
Lieutenant:
Enric Mas
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Lluis Martinez Sistach, Archbishop emeritus of Barcelona

Spain - West:
Lieutenant:
Juan García Martínez
Grand Prior:
Carlos Amigo Vallejo, Archbishop Emeritus of Seville

Sweden-Denmark:
Lieutenant:
Jorgen Boesen
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Czeslaw Kozon, Bishop of Copenhagen

Switzerland:
Lieutenant:
Jean-Pierre Marie de Glutz-Ruchti
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Pier Giacomo Grampa, Archbishop Emeritus of Lugano

Argentina:
Regent ad interim and Grand Prior:
Monsignor Héctor Aguer, Archbishop of La Plata

Brazil:
Lieutenant:
Gustavo Affonso Capanema
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Bishop of Petropolis

Canada - Atlantic:
Lieutenant: Trudy Comeau
Grand Prior : Monsignor Anthony Mancini, Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth

Canada - Montreal:
Lieutenant: Gerardo P. d'Argenio
Grand Prior : Monsignor Jude Saint-Antoine, auxiliary Bishop of Montreal

Canada - Quebec:
Lieutenant:
Jean-Claude Michaud
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada

Canada - Toronto:
Lieutenant: Clare Beingessner
Grand Prior: Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto

Canada - Vancouver:
Lieutenant: Declan Lawlor
Grand Prior: Monsignor Raymond Roussin, Archbishop of Vancouver

Colombia:
Lieutenant:
Manuel de Uribina Gaviria
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Arturo Franco Arango

United States - Middle Atlantic:
Lieutenant:
Valencia Yvonne Camp
Grand Prior:
Cardinal William Edward Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore

United States - North Central:
Lieutenant:
Max Douglas Brown
Lieutenancy Prior:
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago

United States - Eastern:
Lieutenant:
Victoria L. Downey
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York

United States - Northeastern:
Lieutenant:
Gerard J. Foley
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston

United States - Northwestern:
Lieutenant:
Thompson M. Faller
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Alexander K. Sample, Archbishop of Portland

United States - Northern:
Lieutenant:
P. Thomas Pogge
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Joseph Fred Naumann, Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas

United States - Western:
Lieutenant:
Michael Scott Feeley
Grand Prior:
Archbishop Jose Horacio Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles

United States - Southeastern:
Lieutenant:
Mark O. Rodi
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Gregory Michael Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans

United States - Southwestern:
Lieutenant:
Thomas R. Standish
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston

Mexico:
Lieutenant:
Dr. Gustavo Rincón Hernandez
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, Archbishop Primate of Mexico

Puerto Rico:
Lieutenant:
Enrique Vasquez
Grand Prior:
Félix Lazaro Martinez, Bishop Emeritus of Ponce

Australia - New South Wales:
Lieutenant:
Glen John Coorey
Grand Prior:
Cardinal George Pell

Australia - West:
Lieutenant:
Robert Peters
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Barry J. Hickey

Australia - Queensland:
Lieutenant:
Paul Bartley
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Paul Bathersby, Archbishop of Brisbane

Australia - South:
Lieutenant:
Anthony Nemer
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Philip Wilson, Archbishop of Adelaide

Australia - Victoria:
Lieutenant:
Timothy P. Mc Farlane
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Denis Hart, Archbishop of Melbourne

Philippines:
Lieutenant:
Jesus P Tambunting
Grand Prior:
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manilla

Taiwan:
Lieutenant:
John Anales Lee
Grand Prior:
Monsignor Joseph Ti-Kang, Archbishop emeritus of Taipei

Source : Official website

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