Month: August 2021

General Grand Council Presents Moises Gomez: September 12, 2021 at 12pm MDT (GMT-6)

General Grand Council Presents Moises Gomez: September 12, 2021 at 12pm MDT (GMT-6) Moises Gomez   The General Grand Council will be presenting an educational presentation on September 12, 2021, at 12pm MDT (GMT-6).  Moises Gomez will be presenting a presentation entitled “How America’s Independence Sparked and Ignited Many Revolutions”. This educational gives examples of …

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Our Crypt Preserves

Our Crypt Preserves By Most Illustrious Companion John D. Barnes Past Most Illustrious Grand Master and Grand Treasurer, Grand Council of New Jersey Crypt (Wikimedia) Companions, You hate it when someone else knows something you don’t and doesn’t tell you what it is. When you were a kid, there was always someone who taunted you …

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MIC Teter

Passing of MIC Ernest Ivan Teter, 1928-2021

Most Illustrious Companion Ernest Ivan Teter, Past Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council of IdahoAugust 17, 1928, to August 11, 2021 Ernest Ivan Teter, 1928 – 2021Past Most Illustrious Grand Master, Grand Council of Idaho Ernest Ivan Teter was born August 17, 1928, and died in Nampa, Idaho, on August 11, 2021. MIC Ernie served …

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RPC James G. Baum

RPC James G. Baum – Columbian Award

Submitted by Most Puissant Companion David Grindle, Past General Grand Master MPC David A. Grindle, PGGM, and RPC James G. Baum, PRDGGM-SW   On July 24, 2021, Most Puissant Companion David A. Grindle, Junior Past General Grand Master, presented the Columbian Medal to Right Puissant Companion James G. Baum, Past Regional Deputy General Grand Master—Southwest …

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Albert G. Mackey on Adonhiramite Freemasonry

Albert G. Mackey on Adonhiramite FreemasonryProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the According to Mackey Column in the May 2021 Issue Albert Mackey (Public Domain) Of the numerous controversies which arose from the middle to near the end of the eighteenth century on the Continent of Europe, and especially in France, …

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Golden Handcuffs

Golden Handcuffs By Most Illustrious Companion John D. Barnes Past Most Illustrious Grand Master and Grand Treasurer, Grand Council of New Jersey Handcuffs (Public Domain) In the business world, “Golden Handcuffs” refers to giving someone a large reward for joining a company, but which they would have to pay back if they left before an …

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Adoniram: A Hypothesis

Adoniram: A HypothesisProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the Articles and Papers Column in the May 2021 Issue The Cryptic Vault by Edgar JonesThis article originally appeared in Ars Quatuor Coronatorum (107). Not the least of the mysteries which perplex the freemason is the sudden appearance in the Installation Ceremony …

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