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Brother King Edward VII
Date: 8/23/2015


Edward was king of Great Britain from 1901 to 1910, having been heir to Victoria for nearly 60 years...

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Featured Writer: Bro. John Loayza
Listening To Our Lodge Members
Date: 9/20/2015

Featured Writer: Bro. John Loayza

As a progressive lodge officer, have you ever asked yourself two thought provoking questions as to “What does it mean to listen to the voices of our lodge members, and Why does it matter?”...

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Masonic Temples of Illinois

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Europe Visitation
Date: 10/25/2015

From Left to Right
Dr. Francesco Ponti--Garibaldi Lodge No. 542, New York
DR. Saverio Orfano--Pietro Micca Lodge No. 876, Torino, Italy
W. M. Steven Wiseman of Oriental Lodge No. 33, Chicago, IL
R.W.B. Domenico Mancini--Assistant Grand Chancellor, Grand Lodge of Illinois
Dr. Francesco Vitale--Santini Lodge No. 22, Prague, Czech Republic
R.W. Bro. John Loayza--Assistant Grand Chancellor, Grand Lodge of Illinois

On October 13, 2015, three doctors and bother Masons from Europe visited the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and the Shriner’s Hospital for Children. Dr. Daverio Orfano of Pietro Micca Lodge #876 in Torino, Italy and Dr. Francesco Vitale from Santini Lodge #22, Prague, Czech Republic were attending a medical conference in New York. During the conference they heard about the Hospitals and arranged to receive a special tour through the Masonic Relations Committee.

During their two day visit they also attended Oriental Lodge #33 in Chicago. They were amazed at what has been developed through Illinois Masonry and the Masonic Assistance Program. They were also quite impressed with the opportunity to visit one of our Lodges and the Valley of Chicago.

Brothers Orfano and Vitale were both expressed a desire to visit again. They also said they intended to speak to their brethren in their home lodges about Illinois Masonry.

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Date: 7/23/2015

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Masonic Research
What is the symbolism of meeting on the level
Date: 8/23/2015 was said that Masons met on the square and hoped to part on the level...

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What is the symbolism of the sprig of Acacia?
Date: 5/24/2015

The acacia, in the mythic system of Freemasonry, is pre-eminently the symbol of the immortality of the soul...

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