Ritul York

M.L.N.R.

 

ROMANIAN YORK RITE

 


Most Excellent Companion Gabriel GHERASIM

 

HIGH PRIEST OF THE SUPREME GRAND CHAPTER OF ROYAL ARCH MASONS OF ROMANIA

SOVEREIGN MASTER OF THE “EUROPE” COUNCIL OF THE ALLIED MASONIC DEGREES ( AMD )

RIGHT EMINENT PAST GRAND COMMANDER OF THE GRAND  COMMANDERY “KING FERDINAND I” OF KNIGHTS TEMPLAR OF ROMANIA

PAST ILLUSTRIOUS GRAND MASTER (2007 – 2010) OF THE GRAND COUNCIL OF ROYAL AND SELECT MASONS OF ROMANIA

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: April 27th 1960, Bucharest

PROFESSIONAL FORMATION: Engineer (Faculty of Automation), Ph.D. in National Security and Defence (National Defence University)

MARITAL STATUS: married, one child

INITIATIONS AND MASONIC PERFECTION:

2001-2002 – Degrees of the Symbolic Masonry (Apprentice, Companion, Master Mason) R.L.”Demnitatea Romaneasca” no. 103 – Bucharest

April 2004 – Capitular Degrees (Mark Master, Past Worshipful Master, Excellent Master, Royal Arch Mason)-  ”Demnitatea Romaneasca” Chapter no. 17– Bucharest

April 2004 – Cryptic Degrees (Royal Master, Select Master) – Council „Demnitatea Romaneasca” no. 14 – Bucharest

December 2004 – Chivalry Orders (Order of the Red Cross, Order of Malta, Order of the Temple) - Knights Templar Commandery U.D. no. 1 – Romania

2005 - Order of the Societas Rosicruciana in Romania                           First Order : 1st grade-Zelator, 2nd grade-Theoricus, 3rd grade-Practicus, 4th grade Philosophus                      Second Order : 5th grade-Adeptus Minor, 6th  grade-Adeptus Major, 7th grade-Adeptus Exemptus

February 2006 – Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA (AMD) : 1st grade-Royal Ark Mariner, 2nd grade-Secret Monitor

March 2006 – Orders of the Red Cross of Constantine, of Holy Sepulchre and of St. John the Evangelist - Conclave n. 10 – St. John the Baptist

2006 - Order of Anointed High Priesthood (Order of the Past High Priests)

2006 - Order of the Silver Trowel (Order of the Past Illustrious Masters)

February 2008 - Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA (AMD) : 3rd grade-Knight of Constantinople, 4th grade-Saint Lawrence the Martyr

February 2009 - Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA (AMD) : 5th grade-Architect, 6th grade-Superintendent                                                  

February 2011 - 8th Grade-Magister and 9th Grade-Magus of the Order of the Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

February 2011 - Knight of the Order of the Royal Society of Knights Occidental

February 2011 - Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA (AMD) : 7th grade-Grand Tilers of Solomon, 8th grade-Master of Tyre, 9th grade-Excellent Master

May 2011 - Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of the USA (AMD) : 10th grade-Installed Sovereign Master                        

DIGNITIES:

2002-2005 – Expert, Second Supervisor and First Supervisor -R.L. „Demnitatea Romaneasca” no. 103 – Bucharest

2005-2007 – Worshipful Master of R.L. „Demnitatea Romaneasca” no. 103 – Bucharest

2005-2006 – High Priest of „Demnitatea Romaneasca” Chapter no. 17 of Royal Arch Masons- Bucharest

2005-2006 – Illustrious Master of „Demnitatea Romaneasca” Council no. 14 of Cryptic Masons – Bucharest

2005-2006 – Recorder of Commandery no. 1 “King Ferdinand” of Knights Templar of Romania

2006–2008 – Eminent Commander of Commandery no. 1 “King Ferdinand” of Knights Templar  of Romania

2005-2007 – Grand Treasurer of the Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Romania

2005-2007 - Grand Treasurer of the Supreme Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of Romania

2007 – General Treasurer of Societas Rosicruciana in Romania

2007-2009 – Grand King of the Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Romania

2007-2010 – Illustrious Grand Master of the Supreme Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of Romania

2009 – Most Puissant Sovereign of St. John the Baptist Conclave no. 1, Masonic and Military Order of the Red Cross of Constantine and of the Appendant Orders

2009 - Grand Generalissimo of the Grand Commandery "King Ferdinand I" of Knights Templar of Romania

September 2010 - Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery "King Ferdinand I" of Knights Templar of Romania

February 2011 - Magus of the Grand Council of the Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

May 2011 – First Substitute of Societas Rosicruciana in Romania

May 2011 – Sovereign Master of the “Europe” Council of the Allied Masonic Degrees (AMD)

November 2012 - High Priest of the Supreme Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Romania

AWARDS:

March 2007 – Member of Honour of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Portugal

March 2007 – Member of Honour of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of Portugal

May 2007 – Member of Honour of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of Italy

May 2007 – Member of Honour of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar  of Italy

June 2007 – Honorific Diploma of the Romanian York Rite

October 2007 – Member of Honour of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Ohio, U.S.A.

March 2008 - Honorary Illustrious Grand Master of the Supreme Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons in Portugal

March 2008 – Honorific Diploma of „King Ferdinand I” Commandery of Knights Templar  of Romania

May 2009 – Romanian Masonic Order in the Degree of Knight  –National Grand Lodge of Romania

June 2009 - Order of Knight Commander of the Temple – Grand Encampment of Knights Templar, USA

August 2009 - Order of the Knight York Cross of Honour – Convent General, USA

August 2009 – Order of Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests - Grand Encampment of Knights Templar, USA

February 2011 - Order of the Knight York Grand Cross of Honour with one Quadrant – Convent General, USA

March 2011 - Honorary Illustrious Grand Master of the Supreme Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons in Portugal

May 2011 – Honorary Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy

February 2012 – Knight York Grand Cross of Honour with Two Quadrants.

February 2013 – Knight York Grand Cross of Honour with Three Quadrants.

  

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATIONS:

February 2005 – Masonic Week – Washington DC – USA

March 2005 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal – Braganca

May 2005 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy – Rome

October 2005 – The Triennial of the General Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons International and of the General Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons International – Rapid City – USA

February 2006 – Masonic Week - Washington DC – USA

March 2006 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal- Lisbon

May 2006 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy - Rome

March 2007  - The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal- Lisbon

May 2007 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy - Florence

October 2007 – The Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Ohio – Columbus – USA

February 2008 – Masonic Week – Alexandria – Virginia – USA

March 2008 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal- Lisbon

May 2008 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy – Rome

August 2008 – The Triennial of the General Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons International and of the General Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons International – Indianapolis – Indiana – USA

October 2008 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons and of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons of the Principality of Monaco – Monte Carlo

February 2009 – Masonic Week – Alexandria – Virginia – USA

March 2009 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal- Lisbon

May 2009 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy – Cagliari

August 2009 – The Triennial of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar - Roanoke, Virginia – USA

October 2010 – The Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Ohio – Columbus – USA

February 2011 - Masonic Week - Alexandria - Virginia - USA

March 2011 – The 2nd Conference of European Department of Knights Templar, Lisbon - Portugal

March 2011 – The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and the Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal – Lisbon

May 2011 - The Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masons and the Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy – Cosenza

August 2011 – The 68th  Triennial of the General Grand Chapter International of the Royal arch Masons and the 44th Triennial of the General Grand Council International of the Cryptic Masons – USA, Raleigh, NC 

February 2012 - Masonic Week - Alexandria - Virginia - USA

March 2012 – Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Selected Master Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal - Lisbon

May 2012 - Annual Convent of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Selected Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy -  Rome

February 2013 – Masonic Week - Reston, Virginia, USA

March 2013 – Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Austria - Vienna

Martie 2013 - Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Selected Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal - Lisbon

Mai 2013 - Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Selected Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Italy -  Rome

June 2013 – Annual Meeting of the Legal Grand Lodge of Portugal - Coimbra

November 2013 – Conference of the York Rite of Latin America – Guatemala City, Guatemala

February 2014 – Masonic Week - Reston, Virginia, USA

March 2014 - Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Austria – Vienna

March 2014 - Annual Meeting of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons, of the Grand Council of Royal and Selected Masons and of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Portugal - Lisbon

 

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