Templar Corps World Directory

INTERNATIONAL TEMPLAR CORPS COUNCIL

Chairman of the Templar Corps International

Antonio Paris, Knight General, Italy

 

Executive Head of the Templar Corps International

Luis de Matos, Knight General, Portugal

 

Templar Corps International – General Secretariat

Patricia Oyarzun, Dame General, Spain

 

Officina Templi International Liaison

Ricardo Salum, Knight Colonel, Grand Feytor, Portugal

 

Magisterial Council OSMTHU Liaison

José Miguel Navarro Salazar, Knight General, Spain

 


TEMPLAR CORPS OUTPOSTS

EUROPE

CROATIA

Directory of Croatia – Vinko Lisec, Director

Projects in Croatia


RESEARCH / ARCHIVE / MUSEUM
PROJECT: FIRST HISTORIC MONOGRAPH ON THE TEMPLARS IN CROATIA

DATE: 2020 and onwards
COUNTRY: CROATIA
OUTPOST: Zagreb, Croatia
OFFICER IN CHARGE: Lovro Tomasinec, Knight Commander
PARTNERS: GP CROATIA OSMTHU; ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND ARTS
ADDRESS: Nova Ves, 5; 10000 Zagreb; Croatia
REF: Inauguration of the Headquarters and Templar Interpretation Center in Zagreb

DESCRIPTION:
THE TEMPLARS IN CROATIA – MONOGRAPH

Croatia has a centuries-old Templar tradition, which is quite unknown to the general public. There are remnants of the vast Templar heritage throughout the country that has yet to be valued, studied and revealed.

Croatian Order of Knights Templar, association and fraternity, plays a key role in Croatia regarding the preservation and promotion of this heritage. A museological early initiative was undertaken in 2019 with the inauguration of the Headquarters and Templar Interpretation Center in Zagreb and an exhibition with the reproduction of some of the most relevant documents and the presentation of a first study by Marija Karbic Phd and Damir Karbic Phd from the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Department of Historical Sciences. Meanwhile an abundant archive material was collected from museums and archives in Rome, Budapest, Vienna and from the archives of the Zagreb Archdiocese and Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The collected material has not been presented to the public so far and will be used extensively in the new Project.

At the same time the leading Croatian academic historians and scientists were gathered around the Project. Their recognized expertise regarding these subjects is key to clarify and write the Templar history in this part of Europe and value the preserved Templar heritage on Croatian land.

The final result will be a monumental Monograph dedicated to the history of Templars in Croatia. After pictorial materials and historical documents have been collected, the making of the scientific paper is in progress, which will be followed by the graphic design of the monograph. The planned publication date is the end of 2020, when it should be presented to the Croatian and European public, first in Croatian and then in English language.

The Project requests the fraternal help and the involvement of other sympathizers of the sacred Templar medieval tradition to assist in collecting funds to publish such a historically important literary work.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Research and study the documentation
> Pre-reserve a copy of the Monograph to be published
> Donate (financial support destined to the research and publication)

Hrvatski Viteški Red Templara O.S.M.T.H.
Raiffaisen Bank
IBAN: HR3424840081105102598
SWIFT: RZBHHR2X

Contact:
Lovro Tomasinec;
lovro.tomasinec@gmail.com

ITALY

Directory of Italy – Angelo Nappo, Director

PORTUGAL

Directory of Portugal – Luis de Matos, Director

Projects in Portugal


RELIEF / HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS
PROJECT: OPERATIONAL CENTER FOR DISASTER RELIEF


DATE: 2018 and onwards
OUTPOST: Portimão
OFFICER IN CHARGE: Victor Varela Martins, Knight Commander; Jorge Amador, Knight Captain and Vice-National Commander Relief/Humanitarian Efforts
PARTNERS: AHPS; MEDY; CIVIL PROTECTION AUTHORITIES
ADDRESS: Rua Cruz da Palmeira, nº.4 – 8300-183 Silves, Portugal
REF: templars.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/we-may-need-your-help/

DESCRIPTION:
The Humanitarian Association of Protection and Relief (AHPS) was founded with the aim to create an Ambulance Service for the Templar Corps. It provides emergency services, transportation of patients and first responder assistance services. During the COVID19 pandemic the outpost was involved in medicine and food distribution.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Donate (financial support, food, essentials)
> Volunteer to help in the humanitarian efforts (all year), including food distribution and logistics
> Get certificated as a paramedic and first responder

Contact: templarcorps.ahps@gmail.com

RELIEF / HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS
PROJECT: FOREST FIRE OPERATIONAL CENTER – GP PORTUGAL

DATE: 2018 and onwards
OUTPOST: Arraiolos / Lagos
OFFICER IN CHARGE: Rui Herdadinha, Knight Commander
PARTNERS: LOCAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATIONS; CIVIL PROTECTION AUTHORITIES
ADDRESS: Rua da Parreira, 14 – B – 7040-040 Arraiolos, Portugal
REF: templars.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/we-may-need-your-help/

DESCRIPTION:
The Grand Priory of Portugal of the OSMTHU has created an Operational Center to concentrate all resources during the Summer and forest fire season in Portugal. Donations may consist of water, milk, other basic food, canned food, clothing, shoes, and toiletries.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Donate (financial support, food, essentials)
> Volunteer to help in the humanitarian efforts (May to September), including food distribution and logistics

Contact: projects@templarcorps.org

RESEARCH / ARCHIVE / MUSEUM
PROJECT: TEMPLAR INTERPRETATION CENTER

DATE: 2019 – 2022
PARTNERS: MUNICIPALITY OF BARQUINHA (ALMOUROL); PROF. MANUEL J. GANDRA
ANNUAL EVENT: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TEMPLARS AND TEMPLARISM
ADDRESS: Largo 1.º Dezembro; 2260-403 Vila Nova da Barquinha; Portugal
Phone: +351-249720358
E-mail: cita@cm-vnbarquinha.pt
LINKS: Templar Interpretation Center; Protocol; Almourol Video; Templar Interpretation Center Video

DESCRIPTION:
First of its kind in Portugal. It has a permanent exhibition room, temporary exhibition space and a film screening room on the theme of the Templars. Also in the same building is the Library – Templar Archive, which has a vast literary collection dedicated to this theme, the result of donations by Teresa Furtado and Manuel J. Gandra.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Research and study in the Templar Library
> Create Event in the Museum/Auditorium
> Speak in the next International Conferences (October 2020, October 2021 and October 2022)
> Volunteer to help in the International Conference
> Donate books, documents and objects to the Library and Museum

Contact: conference@templarcorps.org

RESEARCH / ARCHIVE / MUSEUM
PROJECT: PORTUGUESE HERMETIC MUSEUM

DATE: 2019 onwards
PARTNERS: ASSOCIAÇÃO MAR E SAUDADE; PROF. MANUEL J. GANDRA
EVENTS: ANNUAL CONFERENCE (APRIL); BIANNUAL FESTIVAL (DECEMBER); CONFERENCES; COURSES
ADDRESS: R. Dr. Barral Filipe 12, 2260-444 Vila Nova da Barquinha, Portugal
LINKS: ASSOCIAÇÃO MAR E SAUDADE

DESCRIPTION:
The Portuguese Hermetic Museum is an initiative dedicated to the study and research of the Principles and Disciplines related to the Hermetic Philosophy, understood broadly and not exclusively in its Christian aspect. It promotes conferences, study courses and a rotating exhibition. The Museum opens its valuable themed library to researchers by appointment.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Research and study in the Hermetic Library
> Create Event in the Museum/Auditorium
> Speak in the next Conferences
> Join the Mar e Saudade Association
> Donate books, documents and objects to the Library and Museum

Contact: saudade@maresaudade.org

SPAIN

Directory of Spain – José Miguel Navarro, Director

 

SOUTH AMERICA

BOLÍVIA

Directory of Bolívia – Vincenzo Tuccillo, Director

Projects in Bolivia


RELIEF / HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS
PROJECT: OPERATIONAL CENTER FOR DISASTER RELIEF – GP BOLIVIA

DATE: 2020 and onwards
COUNTRY: BOLIVIA
OUTPOST: Cochabamba
OFFICER IN CHARGE: Vincenzo Tuccillo, Knight General
PARTNERS: INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS
REF: Disaster Relief in Bolivia

DESCRIPTION:
On February 2020, the Bolivia Government Information Agency declared a disaster zone for Luribay Municipality, La Paz Department, due to heavy rain and river flooding that has affected 500 families, 30 households, and 1,050 hectares of agricultural land. The Priorato General del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia, OSMTHU headed by Grand Prior General Fr+ Vincenzo Tuccillo organized a Templar presence in the relief efforts, in cooperation with the main ONG’s in the country, including the International Red Cross.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Donate (financial support, food, essentials)
> Volunteer to help in the humanitarian efforts (all year), including food distribution and logistics

Contact: vintucci.bo@gmail.com


  • HEALTHCARE / RESEARCH
    PROJECT: PREVENCION Y TERAPIAS DE LA FIEBRE HEMORRÁGICA BOLIVIANA

    DATE: 2020 and onwards
    COUNTRY: BOLIVIA
    OUTPOST: Cochabamba, Bolivia
    OFFICER IN CHARGE: Vincenzo Tuccillo, Knight General
    PARTNERS: Viceministerio de Defensa Civil, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

  • Dr. Virgilio Prieto (Bolívia)
  • Dra. Liliana Encinales (Colombia)
  • Dr. Giulio Tarro (Italia)
  • Dr. Aileen Y. Chang (USA)
  • Dra. Courtney A. Cohen, PhD (USA)
  • Dr. John M. Dye PhD (USA)

TECHNICAL ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE:

  • C. Nav DAEN Alex Segovia Fernández (Bolivia)
  • Ing. Viviana Soria (Bolivia)
  • Cnl. DAEN Isidro L. Niels Velásquez (Bolivia)
  • Ing. Manuel Ricaurte (Colombia)
  • Ing. Vincenzo Tuccillo, PhD (Italy)

 

DESCRIPTION:
PREVENCION Y TERAPIAS DE LA FIEBRE HEMORRÁGICA BOLIVIANA
La Fiebre Hemorrágica Boliviana (FHB), también conocida como Tifus Negro, es una fiebre hemorrágica viral y una enfermedad infecciosa zoonotica de Bolivia. Identificada en 1959, el Tifus Negro es causado por la infección viral con virus Machupo, un virus de simple hebra negativa de ARN de la familia de las Arenaviridae (Arenavirus). El Proyecto se desarrolla em tres fases: Información, Control; Terapia

PRESENTACIÒN DEL PROYECTO DE PREVENCIÒN Y TERAPIAS FHB (pdf)

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Research and study with the Medical team
Donate

Contact: vintucci.bo@gmail.com

COLOMBIA

Directory of Colombia – Francesco Cavalli, Director

NORTH AMERICA

UNITED STATES

Directory of the United States – John von Blauch, Director

 

AFRICA

SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE

Under the Directory of Portugal – Luis de Matos, Director

Projects in São Tomé e Príncipe


RELIEF / HUMANITARIAN EFFORTS
SUPPORTED PROJECT: MILK FOR SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE


DATE: 2020 and onwards
COUNTRY: SÃO TOMÉ E PRÍNCIPE
OUTPOST: Lisbon, Portugal
PARTNERS: LOCAL CHURCH; FREI FERNANDO VENTURA; BANCO DE LEITE
REF: bancodeleite.pt

DESCRIPTION:
The Powder Milk Bank is an NGO whose mission is to answer to the basic needs of children as far as nourishment and basic health needs are concerned, as well as the creation of the best possible conditions for their healthy development. At this stage the Bank attention is focused in Africa, mainly S. Tomé e Principe.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
> Donate (financial support, powder milk)

Contact: fernandogreat@gmail.com

 


ON A MAP

Templar Corps Outposts and Affiliated Work

Templar Corps Supported Projects