Month: April 2020

Regional Deputy Conference Call – April 27, 2020

Regional Deputy Conference Call – April 27, 2020Submitted by Stephen Balke, General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International Cryptic Masons International Collar Photo Credit; MIC John Bridegroom   On April 27, 2020, a conference call was held with the Regional Deputy General Grand Masters and the elective General Grand Officers. Participants spanned 18 time zones! A …

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The Several Secrets of the Letter G – GGC Education Comm

The Several Secrets of the Letter G By Illustrious Companion Benjamin WilliamsSubmission to the General Grand Council Education Committee Illustrious Companion Benjamin Williams In all regular and well-governed Lodges a letter “G” hangs in the East above the Master’s station. Some say it stands for “Geometry”. Others, that is stands for “God”. Some note that …

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Nebraska’s 2020 Virtual Sessions – Lessons Learned

Nebraska’s 2020 Virtual Sessions – Lessons LearnedSubmitted by Dennis Newman, Grand Recorder, Grand Council of Nebraska Dennis Newman Grand Recorder, Grand Council of Nebraska   On April 18th, the Grand York Rite of Nebraska held their shortened session by electronic means using Freeconferencecall.com. (If you use freeconferencecall.com, it is worth paying the $3.95 charge to …

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General Grand Master – Electronic Grand Sessions

General Grand Master – Electronic Grand SessionsBy Companion David A. GrindleMost Puissant General Grand Master Companion David A. GrindleMost Puissant General Grand Master   Companions, We are living in some trying times. It is unreal that we are not allowed to congregate in groups so that we can experience the fellowship and communion of our …

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Tax-Free Charitable Giving to CMMRF with Your IRA

Tax-Free Charitable Giving to CMMRF with Your IRA Submitted by Right Puissant Companion Chuck Hollinger, General Grand Treasurer CMMRF: Medical Miracles CAN BE a Habit The article concerning ‘Tax-Free Charitable Giving with Your IRA’ given by Jerald J. Hymen, the Financial Advisor for the Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation is to provide an understanding of …

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The Inner Door

The Inner Door By Most Illustrious Companion John D. Barnes Past Most Illustrious Grand Master and Grand Treasurer, Grand Council of New Jersey MIC John D. Barnes Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of New Jersey   “I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean; Whenever one door closes I hope one …

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