MURTON LODGE OF PERFECTION
INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS
All Lodge of Perfection Members Welcome
JANUARY 22nd, 2018
As a member of Murton Lodge of Perfection your attendance is requested and most appreciated at the Ceremony of Installation of Officers to be held in the Cathedral:
Monday January 22, 2018
at 7:30 p.m.
The TPGM will be hosting a reception in the Round Room for a time of fellowship after the close of Lodge. A cash bar will be available.
Louis M. Domjan, 33°
CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS
Lodge – March 1, 2018
Chapter – March 1, 2018
Consistory - April 2, 2018
MESSAGE FROM THE T.P.G.M.
I hope this message finds everyone well! With the Christmas Season fast approaching, I take this opportunity to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and most Prosperous, Healthy, and Happy New Year. Let the Christmas season remind us of charity which we owe to others. Let love towards all mankind be at the forefront of our consciousness as we go about our daily business. Let us show relief in the kindness of our actions.
I thank everyone who attended our Fall Reunion and supported our newest members. I congratulate them on taking this first step in Scottish Rite Masonry and I am sure they appreciated all our support. Congratulations are extended to our raffle draw winners, Don Taylor, Tony Pleli, and Ken Marshall who won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes respectively. Thank you to each and every one for your participation in the draw. I also thank everyone who attended our Breakfast at the Rite with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, whether as a volunteer worker or someone who just came to enjoy breakfast with us. Special thanks to Ken Wallace and his family for coordinating the event. Job well done!
I encourage everyone to attend the Murton Lodge of Perfection’s Election, Installation, and Investiture of Officers being held on Monday January 22, 2018. Come out and show support and take the time to congratulate the new Officers for 2018- 2019. The Installation Ceremony signifies my final meeting as the presiding officer and I congratulate and welcome Ill. Bro. Stephen McQuade 32º as our new Thrice Puissant Grand Master. My journey through the officer’s progression has been long but most enjoyable and it all culminated in the last two years as your T.P.G.M. It was a humbling experience and I thank you for the confidence you placed in me. It is truly an honour and a privilege to add my name to the long list of distinguished Scottish Rite Masons who have served you as T.P.G.M.
I would be remiss if I didn’t thank all those that have been so invaluable to me during my term. To the officers, past and present, and the executive of Murton Lodge, thank you for your support and encouragement. Gratitude is extended to all those who took a part in making our reunions and assemblies so successful. To all the degree directors, cast members, registration and reception committee, Scottish Rite singers, guards, lights, robing and make-up committee, stage and lighting crew, sound crew and the Scottish Rite Club, I extend my heartfelt thanks. To our Honorary Inspectors-General, Supreme Council Office, and Active and Past Active members of Supreme Council, your support is most appreciated.
To Ill. Bro. Louis M. Domjan, 33º, who not only served as the Immediate Past Thrice Puissant Grand Master but also the Grand Secretary, thank you for your leadership, guidance, and support. I also thank Ill. Bro. Glenn V. McLeod 32º, Most Wise Sovereign of Hamilton Sovereign Chapter of Rose Croix, and Ill. Bro. John R. Hanna 33º, Commander-in-Chief of Moore Sovereign Consistory for your friendship and support during these last two years.
Brethren, the Spring Assembly will be held on Monday March 26 and Tuesday March 27, 2018. I really hope to see you all of you there. The close of Applications is Thursday March 1, 2018, so if you know of any Master Mason interested in joining, please encourage him to get his application in.
Finally brethren, if our message finds you unwell or unable to attend our meeting, we extend to you our best wishes for a speedy recovery and your quick return to us.
Fraternally yours, Thomas R. Marshall 33º T.P.G.M.
Scottish Rite Calendar of Events
January - June 2018
Jan 8 Consistory Installation
Jan 16 Rose Croix Installation
Jan 22 Murton Installation
Mar 1 Close of Applications for Murton and Rose Croix
Mar 5 Valley Advisory Annual Meeting
Mar 19 Balloting Meeting – Murton & Rose Croix
Mar 26 & 27 Murton Lodge Spring Assembly
Mar 28, 29, April 1 Rose Croix Spring Assembly
Apr 2 Close of Applications for Consistory
Apr 25 Annual Brantford Scottish Rite Dinner
May 7 Moore Sovereign Consistory Balloting Assembly
May 11 & 12 Moore Sovereign Spring Assembly
June 11 Hamilton Valley Advisory Committee