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Mark Grand Lodge have released the list of Members who will be awarded Grand Rank this year.
The following East Lancashire Brethren will receive First Appointments effective from the 9th June,
WBro Steven Lord GStwd
WBro John Green PAGDC
WBro Andrew Greenhalgh PAGDC
WBro Wesley Marchant PAGSwdB
The following Brethren will be Promoted from the 8th September,
VWBro Graham Mangham PGJO
WBro David Greenhalgh PGJD
WBro Brendan Harte PGJD
WBro Howard Nuttall PGJD
WBro David Rainford PGJD
WBro Denis Schiff PGJD
These honours are well deserved and reflect the work done by the members for the Mark Province of East Lancashire and I’m sure you will congratulate the Brethren when you next see them.
I thought it was appropriate, a week after the Government issued clear instructions about self-isolation and not making unnecessary journeys and two weeks after all Freemasonry in the UK was Suspended that I write to you all and send my good wishes. I really do hope that you are safe and well.
I also trust that you are all observing the guidelines.
I think we all realise that we are not at the peak of this pandemic yet and I am sure that you, like myself, are seeing on the news what is taking place in Italy and Spain.
You should have seen the message from our Provincial Grand Almoner, WBro Barry Heal and I urge you to get in touch if you have any problems that you more “Message from the Provincial Grand Master”
The Masters & Commanders of both Mark and Royal Ark Mariners held their celebratory dinner on Friday 13th March at Bury Masonic Hall. The Provincial Grand Master invited all Masters & Commanders in the chair during 2019/20 to come together and enjoy meeting other members in office.
In attendance was the more “Masters and Commanders Dinner – celebratory dinner on Friday 13th”
Under the current prevailing circumstances Grand Mark Lodge have issued the following instruction: –
The Grand Masters of the Orders administered from Mark Masons’ Hall have jointly
agreed an immediate General Suspension of all Masonic Activity for a period of four
months. This means that no masonic meetings or related social activities should take
place until further notice.
Please adhere to this important direction.
Take care of yourselves and your families.
The Roberts T.I. Mark Lodge which meets at Rochdale Masonic Hall reached 150 years of continuous lodge meetings on Thursday 12th March and their sesquicentennial was celebrated in fine style.
In attendance was the Provincial Grand Master Right Worshipful Bro. Alexander Sillars McLaren along with more “Roberts TI – sesquicentennial celebrated in style”