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Grand Lodge of Liberia hosted a Thanksgiving Service for passing over Ebola

Grand Lodge of Liberia to host a Thanksgiving Service for passing over Ebola

The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Masons, A.F & A.M – Republic of Liberia hosted a Thanksgiving Service on Sunday (22 February 2015) at 3 P.M. at The Grand Masonic Temple, West Benson St. Monrovia, Liberia, thanking The G.A.O.T.U for his manifold Blessings and Watch over us during this trying moments of the EBOLA Virus Pandemic and also Honoring some Health Workers and Individuals. Read More »

New Sudan Potentate looks to help Shriners continue to ‘make a difference’ – Local – Sun Journal

New Sudan Potentate looks to help Shriners continue to ‘make a difference’

Jerry Tillett was inducted Saturday as the new Potentate, or leader of 5,500 Sudan Shriners in Eastern North Carolina during the Winter Ceremonial in New Bern. Jerry Tillett first became a Mason in 1982, in part following the footsteps of his father. But, what has kept him active as a Mason and later a Sudan Shriner was more than family heritage. “It was the depth of the history and the substance of the Masonic fraternity. You can never learn it all,” said Tillett, a 21-year Superior Court judge from Manteo who was installed Saturday as the new Potentate of the 5,500-plus Shriners ... Read More »

Parliament’s secret temple revealed – City Press

Parliament's secret temple revealed - City Press

On the grounds of Parliament, close to Tuynhuys in the heart of Cape Town, is an old, white, plastered building. The Lodge De Goede Hoop is hidden behind a parking lot filled with shiny ministerial cars. Only the Freemason symbol on the window and the Star of David above the large wooden doors show that this is not just another ­parliamentary building. The building was inaugurated as the first masonic temple in South Africa in 1803 and is still used daily by its members. This week, City Press took a tour of the ­temple with the newly appointed Grand Master of the ... Read More »

Nigeria: Freemasons Show Light to a Dark World – Olorogun Taiga

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FREEMASONRY is one of the world’s oldest and largest non-religious non-political, fraternal and charitable organisations. For many, its biggest draw is the fact that members come from all walks of life and meet as equals whatever their race, religion, or socio-economic position in society. With value based on integrity, kindness, honesty, fairness and tolerance, Freemasonry provides a unique environment for all people to learn skills and achieve their potential and above all have fun. In this interview with PEACE ONYEUKWU, Olorogun Moses Taiga talks about the advent of Freemasonry in Nigeria and how they have impacted the lives of Nigerians ... Read More »

Grand Lodge of Nigeria – Invitation to its Centenary Celebration

GRAND LODGE OF NIGERIA

From the desk of RW BRO. Moses Taiga District Grand Master of Nigeria  As the euphoria of the African Cup of Nation fades into the horizon we look forward to many more exciting events and opportunities the African continent holds whether in sports, business, entertainment or charitable giving. The centenary is a significant milestone for English Freemasonry in Nigeria and while we’re keen to celebrate our hundred years, it’s also crucial that we look forward to ensure that we remain relevant and continue to grow our membership over the next hundred years. The celebration presents with a tremendous opportunity to ... Read More »