June 28, 2020 Clark No comments exist

by R.W. Bro. Garnet E. Schenk The Committee on Masonic Education [GLCPOO] December 2008 Prayer is an important part of the ritual in the Craft. The opening and closing of the degrees and ceremonies invoke prayer and guidance from God, the “Great Architect of the Universe. Beginning with an examination of the earliest Manuscripts of…

June 21, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Do You Have a Degree? Roger A. Kessinger, 32° “Do you have a degree?” I was recently asked at a businessmen’s luncheon. Now I was known as a “runner” in my day. Meaning, I ran as soon as I received my high school diploma. So I was ready to tell my colleague that my parents…

June 14, 2020 Clark No comments exist

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 7, 2020 Clark No comments exist

I watched them tearing a building down, A gang of men in a busy town. With a ho heave ho, and a lusty yell, They swung a beam and a sidewall fell. I asked the Foreman, “Are these men as skilled As the men you’d hire if you had to build?” He laughed as he…

May 10, 2020 Clark No comments exist

by Midnight Freemason Contributor Bill Hosler, PM “You boys hurry up and get those things put away. When you’re done come inside, I have warm cookies and cocoa for you.” The 50 Year member laughed. “Sometimes she talks to me like I’m one of her sons.” Pudge laughed. “I think it’s because she knows you…

May 3, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Jedi and Masons: How the Oldest Fraternity in the World and Film’s Greatest Order Meet on the Level Bro. Matthew R. Ross  Battle Creek Lodge No. 12 Grand Lodge of Michigan F.&A.M. With the release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker bringing the Skywalker Saga to a close, I thought it would…

April 26, 2020 Clark No comments exist

By RW Bro Ken Meyer Euclid Lodge No.158 (Parksville, BC)   With the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus late last year in China few of us could hardly imagine where we would be today and the severity of the impact it has had on us all. The whole world has changed with social distancing and…

April 20, 2020 Clark No comments exist

This paper has been shared with me (author unknown) and, as it touches all of us, including our families & whether we are Freemasons or not. I’m a strong believer that there is a spiritual purpose behind everything that happens, whether it is what we perceive as being good or being bad. As I think…

March 29, 2020 Clark No comments exist

In the ‘horse and buggy’ days in both Canada, and the U.S.A., many country lodges would set their  meeting nights to coincide with, or near to, the full moon. In those early days both street lights and good roads were usually few and far between, and the members desired to be able to return to…

March 23, 2020 Clark No comments exist

More Light!  Number 280 – May 31, 2010  What is meant by ‘Travel In Foreign Countries?’ Our ancient operative Brethren desired to become Masters so, when they travelled in foreign countries, they could still practice their craft. Speculative Freemasons still desire to “travel in foreign countries” and study their Craft that they may receive such…