Time Capsule Box On Monday July 11, 2022 at the Masonic Monument in Maggie Valley, the Grand Council of North Carolina opened the time capsule that was previously sealed in 1972. Every 50 years, the time capsule at the Masonic Monument is dug up, opened, the items taken out and new items deposited. The last […]
From the Cryptic Masons International Education CommitteeBy Right Illustrious Companion Adam HathawayCryptic Masons International Education Committee RIC Adam Hathaway The General Grand Council presented an education presentation on April 10, 2022. Right Illustrious Companion Adam Hathaway presented an educational program entitled Seeking Cryptic Truths. The video is now available and is linked below. https://youtu.be/ol_9D2jRyMg
Submitted by Companion Gary Jascur Ark of the Covenant Ray V. Denslow and Charles C. Hunt, A HISTORY OF CRYPTIC RITE 2 VOL. (General Grand Council, R.&. S.M., 1931), vol 1 page 99, states that the degree was appended to an old manuscript ritual book of Morin’s 25th degree rite which belonged to an
2022 Maggie Valley Super Excellent Master Degree Candidates and Companions On Saturday July 9, 2022 at 2pm prior to the official start of Maggie Valley, North Carolinas\’ Councils of Royal and Select Masters held a Super Excellent Master\’s Degree. The Degree was held at the Waynesville Council\’s meeting place. The Raleigh and Fayetteville Councils are
MIC Marvin L. Chamberlain, 1931-2022Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of Oklahoma It is with great sympathy and sadness that we must report the passing of Most Illustrious Companion Marvin L. Chamberlin, Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of the Grand Council of Cryptic Masons of Oklahoma on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the age of 90.
Submitted by Companion Gary Jascur Ark of the Covenant TThe legends incorporated in the English, Irish, and Scottish rites are not the only versions. Variations cannot be given here because they belong to certain other degrees. References can be made to a vision of Enoch, father of Methuselah and author of a Biblical book.
Submitted by Most Illustrious Companion James Bard MIC James Bard presents IC Robert M. Grant with the Youth Advocate Award Robert M. Grant has been a dedicated Teacher and Coach for many years but was unable to attend the Grand Council Session this year. On July 6th MIPGM James Bard traveled to Columbus, GA. to
GGC Seal This week\’s video was presented by Dr. Danny Drew and is entitled George Washington: Our Founding Father, His Life, and Influence. The Video is available at the link below. George Washington: Our Founding Father, His Life, and Influence Video
The Origins of Scotland: An Alternative Historical Outlook of the Origins of Freemasonry Part Three of Three Submitted by Illustrious Companion Kevin A. Wheeler, District Inspector 4th District, Grand Council of Illinois IC Kevin A. Wheeler Before discussing what connotations, as to the origins of Freemasonry let us first examine the story of Gaythelos
MIC Roy B. Tuck Jr.Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of Louisiana, 2007-2008 Most Illustrious Companion Roy B. Tuck, Jr., Past Most Illustrious Grand Master of Louisiana, passed over to that undiscovered country from whose borne no traveler returns on Thursday June 24, 2022. Sir Knight Tuck served with distinction as Grand Commander of the Grand