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Greetings …

Greetings Companions, my journey as the G.S. of District 9 has just begun, and I look forward with enthusiasm to those Fraternal and Official Visits. The many ” words of wisdom ” from Past G. Superintendents are most encouraging. It is my firm belief that Royal Arch Masonry is entering a new phase, and in the years ahead will grow …

District 9 Annual Meeting

Companions there will be an Annual District 9 Meeting on 5 March 2017 at All Saints Anglican Church in MacTier, ON, following the District 9 Devine Service & light lunch. The meeting is open, but only Companions may vote.

District 9 Devine Service

Companions there will be an Annual District 9 Devine Service (Church Service) at All Saints Anglican Chuch in MacTier, ON, at 11:15 am on 5 March 2017. Families, guests, Freemasons, media and public are welcome. A light lunch will follow, which will be followed by the District 9 business meeting (non-Companions may also attend but cannot vote). Prior media or …

Kichikewana Chapter No. 167 – Annual BBQ – Thurs. Aug. 11th 2016

Brethren & Companions, here are the details for Kichikewana Chapter’s Annual BBQ. It is held at David Walkers home on the North East corner of Elliott Side Sd. & Old Fort Rd.  1st driveway on Elliott Sd Rd East of Old Fort Rd.  Time is 3pm till 7pm.  Cost is $20.00. Steak dinner.  You cook your own steaks.  Date is …

Growth Plan

Growth Plan. This proposed Growth Plan blog post is ‘for disucssion’ and should be read in the context of my other Blog posts, as well as a prelude to the District 9 Chapter of Instruction and District 9 Meeting, which both occur on 11 June in Cookstown at 10 am at the Manitioba Lodge building, 4 Queen St.   Let …

Should I join the Scottish Rite or the York Rite / Chapter

Should I join the Scottish Rite or the York Rite? That is a question some Masons ask. It can be confusing for those new to the fraternity. First of all, there is no requirement to join either. In Lodge once you have become a Master Mason, you do not have to join any other bodies. That said, if you wish …

What is the York Rite?

What is the York Rite? The ‘York Rite’ is a term for other (optional) Masonic bodies, which a Master Mason may choose to apply to join, (which in Ontario start with the Royal Arch Chapter), as well as others which require a Master Mason to first become a Royal Arch Mason as a requirement for application to them. (The York …

How To Start A Chapter of Royal Arch Masons In Ontario

How to start a Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in Ontario.   Step 1. Have someone who wants to start a new Royal Arch Chapter. Ideally this someone should be a Royal Arch Mason, or want to become one. (To become one he would first need to be a Master Mason in a Masonic Lodge, and then ask to join …

Kichikewana Chapter No. 167 Installation – New Time

Companions of District 9, please note that the Installation for Kichikewana Chapter No. 167 on Monday 9 May 2016 will be at 7 pm rather than the usual 7:30 pm.   Companions of Kichikewana Chapter No. 167 please if you are able to, attend your Instalaltion. Attendance has been a serious concern, so much so that Elections were not able …