H.E. Grand Commander Paul M. Borg OSJ (2002- )
Previous Grand Priors
Bailiff Profs. Gaston Tonna-Barthet OSJ (1964-1985)
Bailiff Joseph Stafrace OSJ (1985-1987)
Bailiff Dr Victor Captur M.D, OSJ (1987-1991)
Bailiff Profs. Ronald H.Norris, OSJ (1991-1994)
Bailiff Victor M.Xuereb OSJ (1994-2002)
Priests who served as Chaplains to the Grand Priory
Rev. Fr. Marius Zerafa O.P, Chaplain
Mgr Fr. Philip Calleja, Chaplain
Mgr. Carmelo Xuereb, Chaplain
Canon Maurizio Calleja, Chaplain
Fr. Raphael Gauci OFM Conv, Chaplain
Mgr. Michael Azzopardi, Chaplain
Fr. Carmelo Zammit SDB, Chaplain
Priests who are serving as Chaplains to the Grand Priory
Fr. Alfred Sacco SDB, Chaplain
Fr. Charles Bugelli OFM Cap, Chaplain
Mgr. Charles Vella, Chaplain
Fr. Victor Enriquez O.Carm, Chaplain
Fr VicGeorge Vassallo, Chaplain
1964 8th March 1964
The Malta Priory within the Russian Priory was created. Bailiff Gaston Tonna Barthet elected 1st Prior.
Grand Master Paul de Granier de Cassagnac was asked to resign by the majority of the members of the order yet he refused.
H.M King Peter II of Yugoslavia, a member of the Order, and already the protector of the Order was asked to take the leadership of the Order. H.M King Peter II was elected as the 73rd Grand Master of the Order.
Grand Master King Peter II gives a new Constitution to the Order changing the habit to a red and white mantle.
The Original constitution was brought to Malta from Switzerland by Commander Ivo Muscat Azzopardi
1970 22nd February 1970
Grand Master King Peter II elevated the Malta Priory to the prestigious title of Grand Priory of The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Russian Grand Priory.
1978 30th November 1978
The Order granted official recognition by the International Commission of the Order of Chivalry.
1981 13th March 1981
“Palazzino Sapienti” situated in St. Paul’s Street, Valletta (Presently No. 223) purchased three quarters of the building by the Malta Grand Priory to serve as the Head Quarters of the Order.
1984 9th February 1984
“Palazzino Sapienti” situated in St. Paul’s Street, Valletta (Presently No.223) purchased the last quarter of the premises by the Malta Grand Priory to be the Head Quarters of the Order and the Quarters of the Order
Bailiff Joseph Storace elected 2nd Grand Prior.
Bailiff Dr. Victor Captur elected 3rd Grand Prior
1990 9th Aug 1990
A Regency is formed within the Order. Bailiff Victor Xuereb elected Grand Commander.
Bailiff Ronald H. Norris elected 4th Grand Prior.
Bailiff Victor Xuereb elected 5th Grand Prior
1999 19th June 1999
Grand Commander and Grand Prior Victor Xuereb elected Lieutenant Grand Master. Bailiff Carol Marguerat elected Grand Commander of the Order,
Bailiff Paul M. Borg elected 6th Grand Prior of the Grand Malta Priory and Grand Commander of the Order.
2005 14th October 2005
Concordat of confederation of various priories within the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller signed in Valletta, Malta
2007 24th September 2007
Bailiff Michael Bohe from the Priory of the Low Countries (Belgium) elected Lieutenant Grand Master