Drama & the celebration of life

By: M.W.Dennis W. Pothier, PGM

On April 8th and 9th, Scottish Rite Freemasonry was a showcase of the hard work and dedication of the works of the Lodge of Perfection from many parts of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Brethren traveled from as far as Rochester, New York and most of the New England States to participate, at the invitation of Boston Lafayette Lodge of Perfection, Valley of Boston, to provide the drama of the 4th to the 14th degree.

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Re-dedication of Hope Lodge #25

From time immemorial, it has been the custom of the Craft of Free and Accepted Masons to lay corner stones, consecrate Masonic Altars and dedicate monuments. On Thursday, February 10th, we exercised our right and privilege to do so once again in accordance with our most ancient traditions and re-dedicated the ashlar, lodge room and building of Hope Lodge No. 25, in Wakefield, Rhode Island.

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"Thank You!" from the Deputy Grand Master

Brethren, I wanted to write a brief article thanking all of you for the support you’ve given me throughout my journey through the 5 districts and the Grand Council of this jurisdiction. This has been an extremely pleasant and rewarding experience for me.

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Helping Hometown Heros

Veterans who visit Providence’s VA Medical Center usually have to park a good distance from the front door entrance. For those with walking disabilities, this could mean a tough walk up hill or a long trek from the back parking lots. The VA has a shuttle service made up of two golf carts to look for and pick up Veterans to bring them to the entrance. Over the years the vehicles have worn down and faced many, many repairs to keep them going. Both are now in desperate need of replacement.

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Statewide Open House

As part of the continuing program initiated by Grand Lodge to help raise awareness of Freemasonry in Rhode Island, all lodges in the state will host an open house on Saturday, October 17th 2015. Grand Lodges throughout New England will hold open house events on the same day. This coordinated regional event will help create a wide and positive image of Freemasonry.

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