The Gathering of Global DeMolay Leadership


In a rare and significant moment, four out of the five Grand Masters of DeMolay from around the world came together for a photo opportunity before the commencement of the 2024 DeMolay International Session. This prestigious event is currently being hosted at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

The photograph captures a unique assembly of leadership and dedication, showcasing the international reach and unity of the DeMolay organization. From left to right, the distinguished Grand Masters in the picture are:

  • Grand Master Raymund Joseph Ian “Raji” O. Mendoza of DeMolay Philippines
  • Grand Master James Plamondon of DeMolay Canada
  • Grand Master Leandro Temponi of DeMolay Brazil
  • Grand Master Terry L. Peters of DeMolay International

This gathering not only highlights the global presence of DeMolay but also underscores the organization’s commitment to its core mission: to prepare young men to lead successful, happy, and productive lives. DeMolay, with its motto “Portals of Our Youth in Raising Better Men,” focuses on character building, leadership development, and creating a supportive brotherhood among its members.

The 2024 DeMolay International Session promises to be a landmark event, bringing together DeMolay members from various countries to share experiences, forge new friendships, and learn from each other. The presence of these Grand Masters at the event signifies the importance of international collaboration and the shared vision of nurturing young men into responsible and effective leaders.

As the session unfolds, the world watches with anticipation, knowing that these young men, guided by the principles of DeMolay, are the future leaders who will shape a better tomorrow.

Credits to: DeMolay Philippines FB
Edited by: Bro. John Louie Marfil, Chev., LOH, Filipino DeMolay Singapore DAC #46, PP