Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ohio Masons Celebrate the Feast of St. John

The Brethren of the 6th Masonic District jointly celebrated the feast of St. John the Evangelist (December 27) by attending Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Batavia, Ohio. St. John the Evangelist is one of two traditional patrons of stonemasons.  St. John the Baptist is the other, whose feast day is on June 24.  Freemasons have…
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Unknown Masonic Relic

Jonny Dicke, Past Master of Mercer Lodge No. 121, recently contacted the Grand Secretary’s office with an interesting dilemma.  A friend of his eight-year-old grandson dug up a Masonic relic on the family farm.  The youngster had hoped that Brother Dicke could identify the item, but he could not.  If anyone is able to identify…
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Dreaming of a New Future

Few dreams exceed that of an immigrant becoming a United States citizen.  It is a process that spans  years, hoops, and tests.  Western Reserve Masonic Community (WRMC) is proud to be the home-away-from-home for one of the country’s newest members, Miroslaw “Mike” Brys. Mike and his wife, Joanna, are originally from Cieszyn, a town that…
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Ohio Masonic Home Scholarship

The application deadline for the Ohio Masonic Home Scholarship Program is April 1, 2015. Upon meeting the criteria, applicants must complete the four-page application form accessible online at www.ohiomasonichome.org, under  the Resources directory, by clicking on Masonic Financial Assistance.  Incomplete or late applications  will not be considered.  Application and supporting documents must be received by…
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