Companion Joe Martinez
The next General Grand Council Presents will be July 10, 2022 at 2pm MT. Companion Joe Martinez will be presenting a presentation entitled Life, Death, and Rebirth: Common Threads in Initiatory Rites of Passage. This presentation discusses the use of Systems of Initiation from the time of the Sumerian Civilization through the rise of the Speculative Lodge, including the use of common practices, their purposes, and the flow of similarities in meaning from ancient times through the modern-day. The signup form and speaker’s bio are below.
About Joe Martinez
Joe Martinez is a veteran of the United States Army and former Counterintelligence Special Agent. Joe is currently an executive and technologist for corporate and Government Legal practices in the Washington, D.C. area. Bro. Joe is currently serving as Worshipful Master of Manasseh Lodge No. 182, A.F. & A.M., of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is also a member of the premier Esoteric Lodge in DC, Benjamin B. French Lodge No. 15, and is a Mason in Massachusetts, Kansas, and the UGLE. He is a member of many appendant bodies, and enjoys focusing on and researching the Initiatic Experience, Rituals of Initiation, and the Mysteries of Ancient Civilizations.