Latin America Regional Recorder’s Meeting – May 27, 2021
Submitted by Stephen Balke, General Grand Recorder, Cryptic Masons International
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Photo Credit; MIC John Bridegroom
On May 27, a conference call was held with the Latin America Regional Recorders. A summary of the call is below.
Sepulchra de Monarchas
- Working from condition “yellow” to get to condition “green”
- Still some areas with high RT rate of COVID
- No limitations on interstate travel
- Meet second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 PM CDT
- Working in condition “Amber” – tendency to “Green” but increasing in the capitol.
- Meeting virtually 8:00 PDT, on Second Thursday of the month.
- Meeting in blue lodges, but not in York Rite – working at getting it started.
- Currently “Yellow” in Mexico City – tendency toward “Green”
- Travel is ok by Air, but not by vehicle interstate
Quito No. 1
- Hoping to reach 60% vaccinations by End of July – then in-person meetings.
- Working Virtually now.
- Issue with Decryption. Will follow up with Will Highsmith
- 10 Candidates are waiting for Council Degrees.
Supremo Grand Council of Scottish Rite – not recognized.
- New Scottish Rite
- May be causing division within the Lodges and Grand Lodges.
General Grand Council
- Appropriate recognition for Symbolic Lodge is either CMI or CGMNA.
- We must ensure that we take a stance in support of the Grand Lodge.
- Thank you for all you are doing with Cryptic Masonry, an honor to watch the work and growth of our gentle Craft.