Scottish Rite Temple, New Orleans, La. (Photo: Sonny Randon, 2007)
“May we never take one another for granted, not for a single day—ever again.”
The spirit of Masonry flourishes not in written but in spoken words, for without speech, we cannot achieve true brotherhood.
New Orleans, home of the oldest continuously operating Lodge of Perfection in the U.S., will host the 2010 National Leadership Conference.
Freemasonry provided important support among soldiers in the Civil War—both in camps and on the battlefields.
The Secretary of the Valley of Kansas City, Missouri, contributed to the relief of a Brother Master Mason … and saved his mother’s life.
Some of the most interesting pieces of history found at the Supreme Council are hidden deep in the basement. In fact, if you just wander the halls of the House of the Temple, you won’t even see them. They are stored in rooms that seldom see the light of day.
Somerset Lodge No. 111 started a college in 1865 to provide higher education for south central Kentucky. It became the foundation of the Somerset Public School System and is a tribute
to foresight of Somerset Masons.
“I just tried to look particularly surly and unfit for even the most mundane responsibilities, but it was not to be.”
How would you like a 5%–7% lifetime income, significant tax deductions, and a reduced taxable estate? If this sounds interesting you may want to discuss a Charitable Remainder Unitrust (CRUT) with the Scottish Rite Foundation, Southern Jurisdiction, or the House of the Temple Historic Preservation Foundation, Inc., or a local Scottish Rite Foundation.
I have a certain weakness for humor, and Masonic humor in particular. There is a lot on the Internet (Google “Masonic humor “and see) and there are several books on the topic.
Executive leaders from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta joined members of the Scottish Rite in Georgia for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the renaming of the RiteCare Speech and Language Clinic.
On November 30, 2009, the officers of Tropical Lodge No. 56, F.&A.M. of Fort Myers, Florida, traveled to Cuba to perform a humanitarian act.
The National Heritage Museum/Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library is sponsoring a symposium titled, “New Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism.” The latest research on American fraternalism, from the past to the present day will be presented. Many outstanding scholars on the subject are featured speakers.
Ill. Aemil Pouler, 33°, Grand Cross, former Managing Editor of The New Age magazine, passed away on September 27, 2009.
Ill. Edward H. Fowler Jr., 33°, Provincial Grand Master of the Royal Order of Scotland, presented the Scottish Rite Foundation, S.J., U.S.A. a check for $6,000 on behalf of the Sir Knights of the Provincial Grand Lodge.
The Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, will host the Fifth Southwest Scottish Rite Regional Reunion on May 12–15, 2010, and it will make Scottish Rite history. All 32 of the Scottish Rite Degrees—First through Thirty-second—will be conferred at one reunion for the first time ever.
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