Month: March 2020

Especially in Sculpture: the Via Negativa and the Symbolism of the Secret Vault

From the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International Education Committee Especially in Sculpture: the Via Negativa and the Symbolism of the Secret Vault By Most Illustrious Companion Mark Z. Oldknow, Guest Author, KYGCH, PMIGM of New Mexico MIC Mark Z. Oldknow PMIGM of New Mexico Most Illustrious Companion Mark Z. Oldnow, 33°is a Past Most Illustrous …

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Shekels

ShekelsBy Companion Jack A. HollowayIllustrous Associate Grand Chaplain, Grand Council of Florida Tribute Money by Masaccio   Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites, four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weights current amonth the merchants. Genesis 23:16 Each …

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General Grand Recorder’s March 2020 Update

General Grand Recorder’s March 2020 UpdateStephen A. Balke General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International Stephen A. Balke General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International   Greetings Companions! I hope this finds you well! Though many of us are under some level of self or other quarantine to adhere to social distancing guidelines or orders, I encourage …

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GENERAL GRAND MASTER EDICT #1 – 2020 COVID-19

March 20, 2020 EDICT No. 1 ***Clarification – The following EDICT applies only to Cryptic Councils that are under the direct supervision of the General Grand Council or acting under dispensation directly from the General Grand Council. Edit 3/26, Stephen A. Balke, GGR.*** Dear Companions, If your Grand Lodge has issued instructions with reference to the …

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Albert Mackey – GGC Education Committee

From the General Grand Council of Cryptic Masons International Education Committee Albert Mackey By Illustrious Companion Adam Hathaway, Chair, Cryptic Masons International Education Committee Albert Mackey (Public Domain) Good Companions and Brothers All, It is quite apropos at this time to highlight Brother Albert G. Mackey for two reasons: First, his birthday is March 12 – Please …

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Staying Engaged Masonically Through COVID-19

Staying Engaged Masonically Through COVID-19 Submitted by Will Highsmith, Editor, Decryption Computer (Photo Credit: unsplash.com Editor’s Note: The examples here are ones I am personally aware of and utilize. We will be releasing a survey soon soliciting your opinion and thoughts on what ideas have on this subject. As most of the Masonic World is …

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