November 22nd 2017

Fraternal Greetings reader,

Suffolk District Newsletter. Vol.1 Issue 3

At current there are 624 subscribers to the newsletter.

---

 Just a reminder...Here you will find info about upcoming events, articles of interest and other items every Mason in the district should know. The newsletter will be published monthly to subscribers (bi-monthly if necessary). The newsletter will be distributed on the first of every month. Deadline for submission of events or articles will be the 25th of the month before.

Also as a reminder members of Suffolk Lodges are encouraged to register, login and post their own Lodge's events, happenings and articles of interest. Maintaining a calendar for all Lodges is a lot of work and we'd appreciate it if each lodge would designate someone to post their own events. This will ensure that members across the District and beyond know about our District's individual Lodge events, fundraisers and alike. Get the most from the reach of the Suffolk District Website/Newsletter by logging in and posting today. You can read all about his this is done by clicking HERE! Or contact the webmasters for more info

Missing some back issue of the Suffolk Masonic District Newsletter? The District Newsletter Archive is now active and you and peruse back issue at your leisure. Click Here to go to the Archive

---
---

Dates and times of events as of March 1st 2017

Riverhead Lodge 3rd Degree

March 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Riverhead Lodge #645

More information

West School of Instruction

March 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at The Lodge of Antiquity # 11

More information

The Lodge of Antiquity Sojourners Bus Trip

March 11, 2017 @ 5:30 am to 11:30 pm at The Lodge of Antiquity #11

More information

Potunk Lodge #1071 St. Pats Dinner Dance

March 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Potunk Masonic Temple

More information

Annual St. Patrick's Party at Jephtha Lodge

March 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Jephtha Lodge

Suffolk Grand Lecturer's Convention

March 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Smithtown Lodge #1127 

The Grand Lecturer's Convention will be held on March 18th at 2PM.

More information

Star of the East Pot Roast Dinner

March 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Star of the East/Scoville Hall

More information

Don't see your Lodge's event here? Login and get it posted to make sure it's included in the next newsletter.

---
---
The Traveling Mason

The Traveling Mason

Its a pleasure and a benefit as a Mason to travel to lodges around the district, jurisdiction and the world. So when an opportunity comes around to travel with other Brothers, why not take it? The Lodge of Antiquity #11 is organizing a group to travel to another jurisdiction on one bus. See the info below: The Lodge of Antiquity Bus …

Read more.

---
Riverhead Lodge #645 is turning 150

Riverhead Lodge #645 is turning 150

Like much of the rich history of Freemasonry in general and especially in Suffolk County; there are many Lodge within the District that are celebrating long life and history. On November 24, 1866, a small group of men gathered in Riverhead to form a Masonic Lodge. The first meeting was in a small wooden building behind Jacob Meyer’s store which …

Read more.

---
Irish Eyes looking for Light

Irish Eyes looking for Light

Irish Eyes looking for Light March in most parts of the US mean the end of winter and the heralding of Springtime. Many especially in the New England, NY & NY and all over the US, celebrate St. Patrick's Day. This day we're all Irish.  In this post we'll take a look at Freemasonry in Ireland and Irish Freemasons. We'll start …

Read more.

---
The 300! Freemasonry passes three centuries

The 300! Freemasonry passes three centuries

The 300! Freemasonry passes three centuries As many Freemasons around the world know, the UGLE will be celebrating it's 300th anniversary this year. According to Masonic documents and contemporaries who were there, on June 24th 1717, four London Lodges got together at the Goose and Gridiron Ale House and formed the Grand Lodge of London and Westminster, aka The Premier Grand …

Read more.

---
Spotlight on Masonic Youth

Spotlight on Masonic Youth

Spotlight on Masonic Youth - The Young Ladies of the Suffolk District In this Spotlight on Youth we take a look at the Associated bodies of The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls and The Organization of Triangles. The young people who make up these organizations are truly a gift and of course need our support and assistance. Please …

Read more.

---

from the AGLs

Conducting & Escorting

Conducting & Escorting

Brethren, sometimes its the simplest things that trip us up, like the difference between Conducting and Escorting. Conducting is only done during a Degree by a Conductor. It is done by wrapping your arm, either over or under, the Candidates and then holding him either by his wrist or his hand. This is done so that you have complete control …

Read more.

---

Be Social...

If you're on Facebook join the Suffolk District Facebook group.

Please feel free to share/email this newsletter among friends.