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Wed, 9th September 2020

SAVE THE DATE!!! SAVE THE DATE!!!

VIRTUAL VISIT VIA ZOOM of a Member of THE SUPREME COUNCIL 33

 1800 04/11/2020 

Brethren all the District of Worcestershire has been honoured by Suprme Council to receive via Zoom, a virtual visit to our District to which every Member is cordially invited.

The purpose is to receive an update on the state of the Order and other pertinent matters with an organised Q & A session on completion.

Further instructions will be communicated in due course and the Inspector General Designate in Charge hopes that as many Members as possible will seek to participate.

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Tue, 18th August 2020

Salute the Centenarian

Alan Granville Wright, TD, JP, 32o

It is with great joy that we are able to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Alan who was born on 18th August 1920.

This was the year when The Unknown Warrior was buried at Westminster Abbey, the first Car Tax was introduced (£1), a bottle of Scotch was 12/6d (63p) and the average Weekly Wage was £4. 10s. (£4.50).

Alan is now living in a Royal British Legion Care Home in Ripon, North Yorkshire, but his Masonic Career is solidly set in Worcestershire.

Initiated into Bordesley Abbey Lodge 4495 on 28/11/1948 and Worshipful Master in 1959. He was a Founder of Custos Lodge 9320 and Forge Mill Lodge 9658. He was a Member of Worcs. Installed Masters Lodge where he was Worshipful Master in 1996. He served as Provincial Junior Grand Warden in 1964, Appointed to Grand Rank as a PGStB in 1974 and Promoted to PAGDC in 1985. He received his 70 Years of Service Certificate in 2016.

Exalted into Bordesley Abbey Chapter 4495 on 17/09/1958 and served as Provincial Grand Registrar from 1973 to 1984. He held the rank of PPrGSN. He received his 50 Years of Service Certificate in 2008.

He is an Honorary Member of Simon de Montfort Preceptory No. 414 and served the Province as Sub Prior in 1997 and finally being Promoted to 2nd Gt. Constable in 2007.

In the Ancient and Accepted Rite (Rose Croix), he was Perfected into St. Nicolas Chapter No. 198 on 22/10/1955, received his 300 in 1980, Promoted to 310 in 1988 and elevated to 320 on 20/03/2001. He was a Founder of Bordesley Abbey Chapter 918, which was consecrated on 21st February 1983, and became MWS in 1987. He was also Founder Member of Worcestershire Chapter 970, which was Consecrated 0n 23/03/1987, and in which he served as the 14th MWS in 2000-2001.

A very full Masonic career enjoyed by a dedicated Freemason.

 

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Sat, 8th August 2020

Obituary

It is with much sadness that we report the Passing to the Grand Chapter above of E & P Bro. Peter Griffiths of St. Francis of Assisi Chapter No. 711.

Peter was Perfected into our Order in January 2015 and prior to his failing health had been a regulare attendee at the Chapter.

Our sincere condolences go to his wife Lynda and his son E & P Bro. Stephen.

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Sun, 26th July 2020

Passing to the Grand Chapter Above ~ Ill. Bro. Michael L. Homer

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Ill. Bro. Michael L. Homer, 32o who passed away peacefully in his armchair in the early hours of this morning.

Michael was the Senior Past Sovereign of St. Mary and All Saints Chapter No. 688 having been Enthroned in 1981.

Well known in 7 Masonic Orders, where he held high office in most. He will be sorely and sadly missed and we pass our sincere condolences to the family.


 

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