December 2, 2018 Clark No comments exist

Paper to be presented at Templum Fidelis Lodge, Bath Ontario 15 September 2018 by Very Worshipful Brother Dan Andrews, Past Grand Steward, Grand Lodge of Canada, Province of Ontario 2016-2017.    In operative masonry the rough ashlar could be a newly quarried, unfinished stone in need of much improvement. A very carefully chosen stone by a…

November 18, 2018 Clark No comments exist

Masonry in Cuba Bro John Bower (copied from the “Sunday Masonic Papers #900, Nov 18/18”) While travelling in Havana in early 2017 my wife pointed out a prominent building in the city.  What had caught her eye was the square and compasses of Masonry.  The building itself is very large and impressive and houses the…

October 8, 2018 Clark No comments exist

For those of you who have a Netflix account, check out the series “Inside The Freemasons”.  This is a 5 part series (each about 44 min. long) which recently aired on Sky TV  in the UK. It was filmed with co-operation of the United Grand Lodge of England. I have only watched 2 episodes so far, but it brings…

September 16, 2018 Clark No comments exist

(Copied from”The Sunday Masonic Paper – September 16, 2018) 47th Problem of Euclid W.Bro. Shawn Belanger, Rideau Minden No. 253, GRC Brethren, I wanted to give a brief bit of education this evening. At least I hope it’s educational – I’m assuming that if I didn’t know something, then at least some of you will find this…

August 12, 2018 Clark No comments exist

July 11, 2018 By STEVE NOBLE Adapted by V.W. Bro. Norman McEvoy from a paper presented by Morris Goldstein, Grand Orator 1946  Grand Lodge of F. & A.M. of California In preparation for this evening I have searched within myself and asked, “What can I say to this impressive assembly of men and Masons, men who know…

June 24, 2018 Clark No comments exist

This paper was presented by W Bro. B. Newton (Red Deer #12) at a public forum marking the conclusion of a month long exhibit – featuring Freemasonry in Red Deer – at the Red Deer Public Library in April 2008   Secrecy in Masonry I am going to tell you something tonight about the secrets…

June 17, 2018 Clark 2 comments

THE AGED AND INFIRM BRETHREN Our lodge has many members who are unable to attend regularly as their bodies are failing them now. Know that your many years of service are not forgotten my brother. And know that you are not forgotten. We will now come to your home as brothers and as friends for…

June 10, 2018 Clark No comments exist

There was once a stonecutter, who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life.   One day, he passed a wealthy merchant’s house, and through the open gateway, saw many fine possessions and important visitors. “How powerful that merchant must be!” thought the stonecutter. He became very envious, and wished that he could…

June 3, 2018 Clark No comments exist

Being A Lodge Officer Is More Than Just A Title Author: Unknown It’s a privilege to be asked to take a chair in the lodge, and not a responsibility that should be taken lightly. It’s a leadership position and with it comes responsibility. It’s not just a title. First of all, if you’re going to…