Semper Paratus 852 – Always ready to advance more candidates

Recently my Mark Lodge Semper Paratus No. 852 (I am Secretary) – Advanced its 4th Candidate in 4 meetings. Craig Pattison a local award-winning Butcher joined us. The ceremony was brilliantly delivered and those who took part and attended had a great night. The usual contingent of visitors from Durham turned up and helped out with the ceremony. Craig thoroughly enjoyed himself and two of our newest members, Bro. Brad Savidge the Senior Deacon and more “Semper Paratus 852 – Always ready to advance more candidates”

2021 Festival – Latest Total

Brethren, just thought I would keep you all informed of our progress towards the 2021 Festival. 

The current total stands at £425,710.90

Congratulations so far and thank you very much. Keep up the good work and continue to enjoy the Festival

 

Cheese & Onion, Black & White, Morecambe & Wise.

All combinations that sit comfortably on the tongue, eye and in the memory. 

The Rugby Football Lodge of Mark Master Masons held its latest meeting and installation ceremony on Thursday the 30th May at Rochdale Masonic Hall. The combination of Rugby Football and Mark Masonry is not as immediately recognisable as the above but somehow it works, and it works really well. The Mark Masonry is very much the standard protocol with exceptional ritual and a great membership of Mark Masons whose hobbies and interests also encompass Rugby Football, even the Summons more “Cheese & Onion, Black & White, Morecambe & Wise.”

Oscar’s Happy Feet are Dancing to a New Tune!

This is Oscar Grainger and his family at the Masonic Hall in Paignton. R.W.Bro. Peter Balsom, Provincial Grand Master for Devonshire and his Executive, along with W.Bro. Darren Coleman-Heald, P.A.G.D.C., Charities Manager at Mark Masons’ Hall, were representing the Mark Benevolent Fund to present a cheque for £6,000, giving Oscar the final piece of …………read more 

3 x 3 x 3 Three Peaks Challenge

Provincial Grand Charity Steward, Brendan Harte, successfully completed the Challenge in company with his Son and Grandson. He was also joined on the Snowdon climb by his nine-year-old Grand-daughter who heard of her brother playing in the snow at the top of Ben Nevis!.

Ben Nevis was both challenging, not only more “3 x 3 x 3 Three Peaks Challenge”

2021 Festival – latest total

Brethren, just thought I would keep you all informed of our progress towards the 2021 Festival. 

The current total stands at £414,797.30

Congratulations so far and thank you very much. Keep up the good work and continue to enjoy the Festival