The common man may have been told he is zealous if he is devoted to a hobby or activity to the exclusion of other considerations. For example, fans of a sport might be zealous as their favourite team competes for a championship and go so far as to be rowdy! But being told to act […]
The Grand Lodge of Nova Scotia welcomes Masons to gather online at a scheduled time. Each week we are welcomed by a Past Grand Master, and a skilled Brother running the technology. And we enjoy social mirth! There are Brethren attending from across the province of Nova Scotia, across Canada, across the Caribbean, across the […]
In 1933 a Masonic Lodge Seal was presented to my Lodge. The explanation with it said it was for a regimental lodge with an Irish warrant. And that the lodge had to disband after the Battle of Waterloo. In 2014, with the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo approaching, I decided to check the […]
Here is a definition of a word found within Masonic ritual that is not common outside of our Lodge rooms. Wonted The common man asks ‘don’t you mean wanted?’. The educated man, and the Mason who has heard this word in our Ritual, understands it to mean a habit. Indeed, within our Ritual we hear […]
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Very Worshipful Brother Marshall Kern is a member and Past Master of Victoria Lodge No. 56 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. He is also the Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario