Month: November 2021

Regional Deputy Conference Call – October 25, 2021

Regional Deputy Conference Call – October 25, 2021 Submitted by Stephen Balke, General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International Cryptic Masons International Collar Photo Credit; MIC John Bridegroom   On October 25, 2021, a conference call was held with the Regional Deputies. A summary of the call is below. Africa Not present – report sent via …

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With Perseverance, Truth Will Be Found Here

With Perseverance, Truth Will Be Found HereProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the Articles & Papers Column in the September 2021 IssueMichael S. Wright Royal Master LogoPhoto Credit: MIC John Bridegroom This article originally appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of “The Cryptic Freemason” (Vol. 4, No. 1). The Royal …

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Historical Summary of the Royal Master Degree

Historical Summary of the Royal Master DegreeProvided by the Oklahoma Chapter and Council Education E-Newsletter (https://okyorkrite.com/)Extracted from the According to Mackey Column in the September 2021 Issue Albert Mackey (Public Domain) The following entry appears on pp. 650-651 of the 1912 edition of “An Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences” by Albert G. Mackey. …

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General Grand Council Presents T.S. Akers: December 12, 2021 at 12pm MDT (GMT-6)

General Grand Council Presents T.S. Akers: December 12, 2021 at 12pm MDT (GMT-6) T.S. Akers   The General Grand Council will be presenting an educational presentation on December 12, 2021, at 12pm MDT (GMT-6).  T.S. Akers will be presenting a presentation entitled “Mount Moriah: McAlester’s Lost Masonic Temple”. The mountains and woods of southeastern Oklahoma …

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Freemasonry During the Civil War: Acts of Treason?  Part Nine

Freemasonry During the Civil War: Acts of Treason?  Part Nine Submitted by Illustrious Companion Kevin A. Wheeler, District Inspector 4th District, Grand Council of Illinois IC Kevin A. Wheeler   Conclusion My research paper dealt with a particularly sensitive topic, it dealt with events that occurred during the Civil War by Freemasons that were at …

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Freemasonry During the Civil War: Acts of Treason?  Part Eight

Freemasonry During the Civil War: Acts of Treason?  Part Eight Submitted by Illustrious Companion Kevin A. Wheeler, District Inspector 4th District, Grand Council of Illinois IC Kevin A. Wheeler   Problem Resolution The cause and effect here can be clearly identified when considering the instances where treasonous acts were committed by Freemasons on either side …

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