November 6, 2020 Clark No comments exist

GREAT LEADERS EAT LAST By: R W Bro Richard Lacoursiere JRC Evans Lecturer 2020-2021   This is the 54th year that the JRC Evans Memorial Lecture has been presented since being inaugurated in 1966.  At this time I believe it fitting that each of us should know something of this Great Lecturer and Freemason to…

September 6, 2020 Clark No comments exist

(This is a paper I amended for presentation at Beacon #190 some years ago.  The original author was Dan Doron and was found on-line:  Bro. C. Johnston PM)         From time to time it’s not a bad idea to stop and think a bit. This is what I’d like to do this evening: to share…

September 2, 2020 Clark No comments exist

by Bro. William Aemisegger Brother Aemisegger was raised in September of 2013 and is a member of both Hernando-Bushnel No. 30 in Florida and Utica-Macomb No. 64 in Davis Michigan. He works at giving back to the fraternity all that it’s given him.   Did we really make our new Brother better? Have we prepared…

September 2, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Brethren, Herein are the comments, written by Arturo de Hoyas, the Grand Historian/Grand Archivist of the US Southern Jurisdiction, in response to the recent toppling of the statue of the esteemed Sovereign Grand Commander of the Southern Jurisdiction of the USA, Albert Pike by D.C. protesters. That we may not be confused by this willful…

August 2, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Inverted Red Triangle Worn By Imprisoned Freemasons   We’ve all learned in history classes about World War II and how people of the Jewish faith were rounded up, imprisoned, and brutally tortured and killed by the Nazis, but what most people don’t know is that the Freemasons were among those rounded up and systematically murdered…

July 26, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Writtn by: W.Bro. Bill Hickey, Boulder, CO So … is everyone “ZOOMed” out by now?  I mean, after all, it’s pretty much been the ONLY way any of us have been able communicate and to participate in any kind of Masonic meeting activities for the past couple of months.  And, it’s not just the U.S….

July 19, 2020 Clark No comments exist

Kai Hughes (UGLE) If there is one phrase that irritates me in Freemasonry it is when the junior warden stands up at the festive board to propose the toast to the visitors and refers to this as one of the most important toasts of the evening because ‘visiting is what Freemasonry is all about’. Those…

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…